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Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk 2018 Review and Details

Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk 2018. This is the most powerful and sporty version of the Grand Cherokee 2017 range  , in addition to the most powerful all-terrain vehicle marketed so far in Jeep history.

It has an eight-cylinder petrol engine in supercharged uve, which gives 707 horsepower maximum (it is 239 hp more powerful than the version 6.4 V8 HEMI SRT). The official performance is very good: it can accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in 3.5 seconds, reach 290 km / h of top speed and brake from 100 km / h to stop at 35 meters, which is a very good distance for An SUV. The transmission is automatic of eight ratios and the traction is to the four wheels.

Its exterior appearance is distinguished from the rest of the range because it has specific front and rear bumpers, four exhaust outlets, door step and body color wheels that protrude more, gray alloy wheels 20-inch diameter titanium and Brembo specialist brake calipers painted in yellow. Optionally there are other lighter 20-inch wheels, although both are forged aluminum. The height of the body is 25.4 mm (one inch) lower than that of a conventional Grand Cherokee. The suspension, of adjustable hardness, is developed by Bilstein.

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The Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is available in nine body colors: Gray Metal, Granite Gray, Black Diamond, White Ivory Tri-Color, Bright White, Red Velvet, Rhino (exclusive for this version), Red Line (exclusive) and Navy Blue.

In the passenger compartment are exclusive decorative trim in “Light Black Chrome”, as well as in carbon fiber, Nappa leather trim, the flat steering wheel with cams for change afterwards and the instrument panel with specific design (which Is displayed on a seven-inch screen). Both exterior and interior there are distinctive emblems with the name Trackhawk.

There are five possible driving modes: Auto, Sport, Track, Snow and Tow. To start with the maximum acceleration from stopped has a Launch-Control function that optimizes the traction capacity. In addition, there is an additional function called “Valet” to allow the driver to drive a third (it is designed for valet), which limits the power of the vehicle and does not allow to activate sports driving functions or use the Launch-Control.

The standard Uconnect multimedia system with an 8.4-inch touchscreen display with additional information on the performance of the car, all-seat heating and ventilation for the front, leather-wrapped dashboard and mats with high quality fabric .

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Optionally there is a leather package (Signature Leather Pack) that can be black or black combined with dark ruby red, with seatbelts in the same color, panoramic roof, an entertainment system with screens for the rear seats And a Harman Kardon sound system.

The rest of the safety and comfort equipment available is common to the Grand Cherokee range, such as the active speed programmer with obstacle detection, blind spot detection of the rear view mirror, rear cross traffic assistant, front parking sensors and Rear or warning of inadvertent lane change. The headlamps, with dark background in this version, are xenon for short and long range, with daylight through LEDs.

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