2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 Hellcat so far is the most anticipated vehicle from Jeep, and there were several speculations been made by different sources related to its launch. But now the potential buyers don’t have to wait anymore or rely on different sources as the company has declared the official date of launch. In a recent meet with the press Jeep CEO Mike Manley has stated that they are all set to launch their latest vehicle 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 Hellcat, and it will be launched in July 2017. Manley was interviewed by Brain Makse(video journalist) during the Detroit Auto Show 2016. In a question related to its launch, Manley replied, “It is not that I have given hellcat motor in Grand Cherokee,but I am also looking to make its availability in the market by July 2017.”
2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 Hellcat: Performance
This vehicle is highly popular because it is the fastest ever model from the company that will be powered with a supercharged 6.2 liter V8 engine from the Challenger SRT Hellcats and Charger. With this great engine, the vehicle will be able to generate the power of 707 HP and blistering 650 lb-ft of torque. It is important to mention that the makers are yet to confirm the figures related to its output but one must keep in mind that previously Grand Cherokee SRT delivered 470 HP only, so if now it delivers 707 HP then it is obvious that it will be a massive increase in its performance. Now it is also obvious that there will be some changes in its top speed and acceleration because of Hellcat engine. Earlier standard SRT model used to sprint 0-60 mph in just 4.6 seconds along with a top speed of 157 mph. But now it is rumoured that it will be able to reach 60 mph in less than 4.0 seconds, and it will also deliver a speed of 175 mph.
2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 Hellcat: Interior, Exterior
The cabin of 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 Hellcat will offer nothing less than great comfort and luxurious feel. Inside the cabin, the makers are also expected to deliver great designs and features that will enhance the riding experience of the passengers. There are some top-notch features like Uconnect system with a latest navigation system, 900 watt Harmon Kardon stereo system with 19 speakers.
The exterior of this vehicle is also extremely sophisticated, and the makers have designed it so that it becomes tough contender in the market. It has dynamic shapes and rounded fronts; in addition, there will be steeply raked windshield and truncated trails. Apart from all these, there will be integration of LED technology into its lighting system for better visibility. The makers are also expected to launch this 2017 Grand Cherokee SRT8 Hellcat in different new color variants.
2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 Hellcat: Arrival, Price
As it is one of the highly anticipated models in the market, thus it also has great competition. According to the sources, it will deliver severe competition to many noted vehicles like BMW X5 M, Range Rover Sport SVR and Porsche Cayenne Turbo. 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 Hellcat will worth around between $78,000 – $85,000.