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 andBMW 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.


Source: Motorauthority

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  (1211) posted on 12.16.2010

yes they’ve already punished and pushed this baby to the limit. and like the old cherokee after a painstaking run it still capable of giving its owner a comfort with power.

  (515) posted on 05.6.2010

I think the U.S. car makers that took bailout money should just concentrate on improving and managing quality, cost, labor, and business.

  (379) posted on 05.4.2010

Well, this is the proof! What really matters is the speed and performance. They should come back with a more economic series or versions of Cherokee.

  (648) posted on 05.4.2010

More aggressive than the previous SRT8. I hope it still has the performance of the old model of cherokee.

  (291) posted on 05.3.2010

Now a days Jeep are really building a new innovative cars, and it’s definitely will not look bad but sketches and reality are two separate things. The ML first and foremost is a luxury SUV, whereas the Cherokee is not. The SRT8 and the ML63 can’t be compared but both sound great when you open up the taps that we can both agree on. The ML has a more graceful design with smooth lines and the SRT8 is more boxy and edgy. Two different markets of buyers in my opinion.

  (858) posted on 05.3.2010

Cool! Very aggressive SUV, but there are no word on it’s Speed.

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