The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, with 707 horsepower and a supercharged 6.2 liter V-8 engine, dubbed the most capable full-size SUV on the market, will arrive in showrooms in the 4th quarter. Built in Detroit at the Jefferson North Assembly Plant, the vehicle has a starting MSRP of $85,900 with a $1,095 destination fee.
The engine combines an upgraded high-torque capacity TorqueElite eight-speed automatic transmission, on-road aerodynamics, and new Brembo breaks for increased performance. The vehicle can reach 0-60 miles per hour in 3.5 seconds, a quarter mile in 11.6 seconds at 116 miles per hour, and a top speed of 180 miles per hour.
Other performance features include Jeep Quadra-Trac on demand four-wheel-drive system, 7,200-pound towing capacity, Launch Control to optimize the engine, transmission, driveline, and suspension, and Selec-Track, a system that uses performance-tuned software to pre-configure the five dynamic modes, auto, sport, track, snow, and tow.
“The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk delivers astounding performance numbers, backed by renowned SRT engineering that combines world-class on-road driving dynamics with luxury, refinement and an array of innovative advanced technology,” says Mike Manley, head of Jeep Brand for FCA Global. “As the most powerful and quickest SUV, there is nothing else like the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk in the market.”
Available options include dual-pane panoramic sunroof, three-season tires, lightweight 20 by 10-inch forged aluminum low gloss black wheels, fully wrapped leather interior in black or black and dark ruby red, 19-speaker Harman Kardon high-performance audio system, dual-screen rear-seat entertainment center with Blu-ray, trailer tow package, and dark ruby red seatbelts.
The vehicle is available in nine exterior colors: billet silver, granite crystal, diamond black, ivory tri-coat, bright white, velvet red, rhino, redline 2, and true blue. Customers can place orders at their local Jeep dealer beginning Aug. 10.