2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk: Hellcat SUV is quickest ever

The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk has the Hellcat 6.2-liter supercharged V8, and the same offroad ability as a Toyota RAV4.


The Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk has the same 6.2-liter supercharged V8 used the Charger SRT Hellcat and Challenger SRT Hellcat.

With its 707hp (527kW) and 645 lb-ft (875Nm), the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is the quickest SUV ever with a 0-60mph time of 3.5s, 11.6s quarter mile (400m), and a top speed of 180mph (290km/h).

The driveline and 8-speed auto has been upgraded to handle all the torque. There’s also Bilstein adaptive damping suspension and a Selec-Track system with 5 drive modes.

The exterior is based on the Grand Cherokee SRT, but has a revised front bumper that has improved airflow, a quad tip exhaust, 20-inch black wheels, and yellow Brembo brake calipers.

The Trackhawk can pull 0.88g on a skid pad, and a 60-0mph braking distance of 114ft (35m).

The interior has 7-inch instrument set with centered tachometer, 200mph (322km/h) speedometer, and an 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreen with Trackhawk Performance Pages, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.



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Joshua Thompson

Joshua Thompson

News editor — Joshua deals with numbers for a living, but cars are his lifelong passion. He loves all, from his dream Stingray through to his first car, a Mercury Tracer.


2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk: Hellcat SUV is quickest ever