musters 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds, quarter mile in 11.6 at a top speed of 180 mph.
Built in Detroit at the Jefferson North Assembly Plant, the 2018 Jeep Cherokee Trackhawk is set to arrive in Jeep showrooms in the fourth quarter of 2017. The new benchmark 707-horsepower supercharged engine combines with an upgraded high-torque capacity – TorqueFlite - an eight-speed automatic transmission and driveline components engineered to sustain additional torque output. The Trackhawk is equipped with standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto via the latest version of Uconnect 8.4-inch touchscreen. Producing world-class on-road driving dynamics, new Brembo braking system includes largest ever front brakes on any Jeep® vehicle to deliver a heightened level of performance and is quite capable of towing 7,200 pounds. Available in nine exterior shades: Billet Silver, Granite Crystal, Diamond Black, Ivory Tri-coat, Bright White, Velvet Red, Rhino (Exclusive), Redline 2 (Exclusive) and True Blue.
Mike Manley, Head of Jeep Brand – FCA Global commented: “Long recognized as the full-size SUV capability leader, Jeep Grand Cherokee is now the most powerful and quickest SUV as well, with the introduction of our new 707-horsepower Trackhawk.” He further reported: “The new 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.”
Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is equipped with the Jeep Quadra-Trac on demand four-wheel-drive system inclusive of an electronic limited-slip rear differential. Also features a Custom Mode allowing the driver to personalize the vehicle’s performance with a selectable driving experience offering a multitude of vehicle system combinations. The interior boasts high-performance, racing-inspired interior with premium soft-touch materials with Light Black Chrome finishes and carbon fibre spears on standard Nappa leather and suede seats with an embroidered “Trackhawk” logo. The Trackhawk prioritizes safety as it includes more than 70 safety and security features including Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop; Advanced Brake Assist; Blind-spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Path Detection; Full-speed Forward Collision Warning with Crash Mitigation and more.