Posted by RUBICON on 2005/11/2 10:30:21 (2554) reads
DaimlerChrysler has launched a new multimedia web site featuring each of their SRT vehicles.
The site includes more information on the powerful beast that is the new Grand Cherokee SRT-8.
Behold the quickest, most powerful Jeep® vehicle ever created. The fearsome big-bore 6.1-liter HEMI® V8 with 420 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque brings the ultimate performance sport utility to life with more power per liter than the legendary 426 Street HEMI that ruled the urban jungles of the 1960s and 1970s.
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Posted: 2006/1/12 22:28 Updated: 2006/1/12 22:28
Just can't stay away
Re: Grand Cherokee On New SRT Web Site
Its kinda nice that Jeep makes the best suv nomatter if you want something for off road or on
Posted: 2005/11/2 14:33 Updated: 2005/11/2 14:33
Just can't stay away
From: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Introductory base MSRP: $39,995.00
With a 0-60 mph time of under 5 seconds (wet or dry), the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 is the second quickest SRT vehicle eclipsed only by the 510 horsepower Dodge Viper SRT10.
Here are some other vehicles that it will compete against,
2006 Porsche Cayenne
Starting MSRP $42,200 – $90,200
EPA Fuel Economy: City: 13 – 16 Highway: 18 – 20
247-hp, 3.2-liter V-6...........0-60 8.5 seconds
340-hp, 4.5-liter V-8...........0-60 6.8 seconds
450-hp, 4.5-liter V-8...........0-60 5.2 seconds
500-hp, 4.5-liter V-8
Available Transmissions: 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
6-speed manual w/OD
2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer SS
Base price $34,500 (est)
Vehicle layout Front engine, RWD or AWD, 4-door, 5-pass SUV
Engine 6.0L 391 hp 395 lb-ft
OHV 16-valve V-8
Transmission 4-speed automatic
0-60 mph 5.8 sec (est)
1/4 mile 14.0 sec @ 100.0 mph (est)
2006 Range Rover Sport
Price $56,000 for the base $65,000 for the supercharged version
4.4-liter 300-hp V8
4.2-liter, 390-hp, 410-lb-ft supercharged V8; 4wd, six-speed automatic
0 TO 60 MPH: 7.5 seconds
2006 Range Rover
Base price: $89,950
Engine: DOHC supercharged 4.2 liter V-8, 400 hp/425 lb-ft
Transmission: Six-speed automatic, full-time four-wheel-drive
Grand Cherokee SRT8
Pricing ??? ($40,000-$45,000)
6.1-liter HEMI producing 420 horsepower and 420 lb.-ft. of torque
0-60 mph in under 5 seconds
(Motor Trend or Truck trend have it at 4.6 sec.)
0-100-0 mph in the low 19-second range,
60-0 mph braking distance of approximately 125 feet.
See review of the SRT8 here: