Speed is something everyone chooses to acquire at some point in the automotive design process. Speed fuels a sense of power that could only be produced by a few hundred ponies and, although, speed was something that was once only sought after in sportscars, in today’s world, SUVs are even getting in on the action. Maybe not the best choice considering the heavier weight associated with a much larger vehicle, but, nonetheless, what the consumer wants the consumer gets. And the consumer wants it all. Before the Porsche Cayenne Turbo and BMW X5 and X6 M, the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 was the fastest SUV in the world. Now, Jeep has decided that it is not satisfied with the stirring of the horsepower pot and will now come with something new: a new generation Grand Cherokee SRT8 is coming this year and it is meaner than ever.
The 2012 Grand Cherokee SRT8 will be powered by a 6.4-liter HEMI engine delivering more than 500 HP, most likely in the 550 HP area. The SUV will also get an improved chassis making it a real beast.
Is it logical...No. Is it economical...No. Will people still buy it...Absolutely! So goes the way of the world.
We’ll hit you up with some more specs as soon as we can get them.