2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 special edition review and pictures

Posted on Saturday, 4 August 2012 , 11:08:12 byAngela

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Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 special edition

Apparently, Jeep is keeping itself busy. Now, the carmaker announced the introduction of two new special editions Grand Cherokee SRT8. Their names are the Alpine and Vapor and both feature a special exclusive paint, both send the power to the road through 20-inch alloy wheels with a black vapor chrome finish and feature black accents. Under the hood, the two hide a 6.4-liter HEMI V8 engine capable of developing 470 horsepower and 630 Nm of torque.

This output enables the car to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 4.8 seconds and to reach a top speed of 160 mph. This Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 offers the best handling a Jeep model has ever offered thanks to an advanced adaptive damping suspension managed by Select-Track system. For the interior, the carmaker offered exclusive SRT leather wrapped and heated steering wheel with mounted paddle shifters for hands on the wheel shifting both on road and at the racetrack. The carmaker offers as standard premium leather door trim panels, instrument panel and center console together with a power lift-gate, adaptive cruise control, Forward Collision Warning and also Blind-spot Monitoring. This model is the most powerful, technologically advanced, high-performance vehicle ever.

The specialists offered standard Fuel Saver Technology and an active valve exhaust system that allows 4-cylinder operation to engage over a wide rpm range. The results are best fuel efficiency and an extended range of 450 miles on one tank of gas. The model features a SRT-tuned adaptive damping suspension to automatically tune the dynamics of the vehicle. The stopping power for the 2013 Grand Cherokee SRT8 comes courtesy of SRT high-performance Brembo brakes with four-wheel anti-lock brake system. The refined, luxurious interior of the 2013 Grand Cherokee takes on a performance feel in SRT8 form with race-inspired technology.