Jeep just trademarked the TrackHawk badge for an upcoming model, which is a strong indication that the Hellcat’s supercharged engine is coming to the top Grand Cherokee in the future.
Geiger Cars has beaten the SRT crew to the punch with its latest creation, however. This supercharged SRT Grand Cherokee puts out 718-horsepower and delivers a sprint to 60-mph in just 3.9-seconds. That power rating is up nearly 250 ponies over the stock SRT GC — a truck that is already so hardcore and badass that it can barely contain its aggression on public roads.
GEIGER SRT Grand Cherokee
Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT HEMI V8 6.4 4×4
The US car specialists GeigerCars.de have chosen for season 2015 already inherently imposing Jeep Grand Cherokee with extensive performance modifications to the chief of all Grand Cherokees.
Compressor upgrade to 718 hp and 776 Nm of torque
Chassis modifications and 22-inch wheel available
Available Jeep Grand Cherokee as a new car with or without tuning modifications from 66,900 Euro
The person working under the hood of the US-Boys 6.4-liter HEMI V8 engine generated by the Geiger-compressor upgrade now significantly more power than its already in the standard version is not contemptible little brother. The installed by GeigerCars.de 2.9-liter supercharger, in combination with an intercooler and engine machining incl. Replacement of the piston and a final software Vote for a brutal power of 718 hp and a maximum torque of 776 Nm powerful. Of course, with the power upgrade has also increased the maximum speed: The GeigerCars.de-Grand Cherokee is now running at up to 295 km / h through the prairie.
In addition to these far-reaching upgrade the whole package of the Jeep Grand Cherokee is extremely attractive laced. This fact is already waiting from home with a very extensive standard equipment on: In addition to the aforementioned eight-speed automatic the Americans always brings also the active, automatic all-wheel drive Quadra-Trac active on-demand, a chassis with Selec-TracTM assistance system and adaptive damper control, a panoramic glass roof, a 2-zone climate control, a high-quality leather seats, a heated leather sports steering wheel with integrated controls for the audio system and trip computer, a Harman Kardon 7.3 surround system and many other extras with.
As part of this new sporting specialists GeigerCars.de also offer a performance-oriented suspension modification in the form of lowering springs (1,250 euros), on the one hand reduce by their firmer coordination body roll and lower by the of them generated Lowering the center of gravity by a few millimeters. Furthermore, can be mounted for 650 Euro for an even better performance and road holding front / rear stabilizers.
To upgrade when it comes to tires is the complete wheel set, consisting of 10×22-inch aluminum wheels and matching tires of the dimension 305 / 35R22, 5,490 euros due and who is for more individuality also wants a Fahrzeugfolierung, this can for 2,900 euros, also at Geiger Cars. can perform de.
Through these immensely powerful values equipped with eight-speed automatic makes Grand Cherokee now named SRT, which for nothing less than “Street and Racing Technology” is, all the glory. In a record time of just 3.9 seconds, this heavyweight catapults from a standstill to 100 km / h, even carving so the pilot real sports car deep worry lines in his face. To enjoy this maximum power, in addition to the base price of the Jeep Grand Cherokee from 66,900 euros for the GeigerCars.de tuning further 23,900 euros are due. In keeping with the new engine can be installed for additional 1,430 euros a large oil cooler.
Specifications, Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT HEMI V8 6.4 4×4
Engine: 6.4L V8 Hemi Chrysler SRT-petrol engine
Displacement: 6,417 cc
Power: 718 hp
Torque: 776 Nm
Transmission: 8-speed automatic
Consumption city / highway / combined: 20.7 / 10.1 / 14 l per 100 km,
Acceleration 0-100 km / h: 3.9 sec.
Top speed: 295 km / h
CO2 emissions / combined: 327 g / km
Energy efficiency class: G
Emission Class: EURO5
Basic price: from 66,900 Euro
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