Unfortunately, Bentley. For the past year, the luxury car marque had the ability to boast that its Bentayga is the fastest and most powerful gasoline-fueled production SUV worldwide. However the new Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk has simply knocked it off its branch.
Revealed at the 2017 New York International Auto Show, everything about this model is full-sized and full-on, spanning from its Brembo brakes (the biggest ever fitted to a Jeep) to its enhanced drive shafts and rear axles. However the two most significant things about the automobile are its engine– a 6.2-litre V8– and its heavy-duty supercharger, which can provide 11.6 psi of boost pressure and force over 2 litres of air into the engine on every transformation.
The outcome? An extraordinary 707hp, 875Nm of torque and a 0-60mph time of 3.5 seconds. And while other SUV home builders take their vehicles off-road to test their abilities, Jeep took the Trackhawk to the drag strip where it handled the standing quarter mile in 11.6 seconds.
“Long acknowledged as the full-size SUV ability leader, Jeep Grand Cherokee is now the most powerful and quickest SUV too,” stated Mike Manley, Head of Jeep Brand – FCA Global. “The new Grand Cherokee Trackhawk provides impressive performance numbers, backed by popular SRT engineering that combines world-class on-road driving dynamics with luxury, improvement and a range of innovative advanced technology.”
Undoubtedly, unlike the company’s other hotrod reveal at the show– the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon, this car’s performance is served up with no sacrifices to the daily on-road enjoyment. It’s got soundproofing and comfy seats, climate control, leather trim, and a combined 70 various security and security features– from a valet mode to stop anyone however the owner from unlocking all 707 of those horses, to a rear video camera system developed to keep track of anything being towed.
All that torque makes the Trackhawk a sensational vehicle for pulling a trailer, horsebox or Airstream– and according to Jeep, it can safely tow 3266 kg.
But whether the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is utilized for towing, racing or merely hitting the open road with the family on board and getting to the location very quickly, motorists are going to appreciate its standard adaptive cruise control, blind spot tracking, park help, lane departure caution and accident mitigation systems.