One of the most powerful SUVs has been revealed at the New York Auto Show along side with the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon. It is the brand new 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. The upcoming Grand Cherokee Trackhawk will be everything you can imagine. It is very strong, as to say among one of the powerful in the class, tough, capable, quick, attractive and so on.
Like we have previously mentioned, the new Jeep has been presented at the 2017 New York Auto Show. From what we have seen, the car maker has really done a great job. Not only that the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is strong, fast, able to tow 7,000 pounds and more, but it also offers a cozy cabin with ability to place five passengers comfortably. Furthermore, it is nicely designed and offers many modern features. However, it might get too expensive but it is definitely a vehicle that you would like to drive around at least once.
The main competitors of the new Jeep will be Range Rover Sport SVR and Mercedes-Benz AMG GLE S 4Matic.
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk engine and performance
Under the hood of the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk will be placed the same engine that powers the Dodge Charger and Challenger models. The automaker hasn’t changed anything in this unit. So, the new Jeep will arrive with a 6.2-liter V-8 Hellcat Hemi supercharged engine. This unit will be able to develop amazing 707 horsepower and 645 pound-feet of torque. The engine pairs to an 8-speed automatic transmission and the all-wheel drive system is standard. It will be able to hit 60 mph in just 3.5 seconds. The maximum towing capacity of this model will be 7,200 pounds.
Design of exterior and interior
The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is not only the beast under its hood but also considering its design. It is a full-size SUV which looks very powerful, aggressive and muscular. The 2018 Jeep will feature new design of the both front and rear bumpers. The front fascia gets seven-slot grille and bellow that one, the lower three-slot middle grille. The headlamps and taillights will feature similar design and both get LED lighting.
On the rear, we will notice dual chrome exhaust pipes on each corner of the vehicle. The new Jeep will ride on 20-inch titanium-finish wheels while the 20-inch aluminum will be available too. Furthermore, the Grand Cherokee will be offered in nine colors. Those are: Rhino, Redline 2, Billet Silver, Diamond Black, Granite Crystal, Ivory Tri-coat, Velvet Red, True Blue and Bright White.
Inside, the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk will offer spacious, comfortable and modern interior. The most noticeable upgrade will be the new optional Ruby Red leather upholstery for the seats. However, the standard model will get Nappa leather upholstery. The dashboard will feature latest 8.4-inch Uconnect system. Moreover, new Jeep will come standard with heated and cooled front seats, dual-zone climate control, active noise cancellation, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay etc. Some of the available features will be Harman Kardon audio system with 19 speakers, entertainment package with dual screens for the second row and so on.
Release Date and price
The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk should go on sale later this year. The starting price of this model will be around $86,000.