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Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk becomes world's fastest SUV... on ice
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6th May 2019
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Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk becomes world's fastest SUV... on ice

Jeep has taken a new speed record with its Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, hitting 280km/h on a frozen Russian lake to make it the world's fastest SUV on ice. The record was set at the eighth annual Baikal Ice Motor Sports Festival. Along with its 280km/h top speed, the Jeep averaged 257km/h over a one-kilometre stretch of the course.
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Scott Collie
Hennessey reveals 1000hp Grand Cherokee Trackhawk
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17th Apr 2018
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Hennessey reveals 1000hp Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

The Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk was hardly what you'd call meek, but tuning specialist Hennessey has revealed its version of the Hellcat-powered SUV, complete with a massive 1000 horsepower (745kW).
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James Wong
Engineering the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk was a mammoth challenge
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1st Sep 2017
3 min read

Engineering the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk was a mammoth challenge

Jamie Standring, SRT's senior manager for powertrain engineering, told CarAdvice there’s a lot more going on under the surface of the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk than merely generating bulk power and torque from the supercharged V8 engine. “Certainly packaging was one of the challenges,” Standring said. “The driveline, in particular, was a challenge because of the 30mm longer transmission.”
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Trent Nikolic
CarAdvice podcast 48: What cool car has our CarAdvice Founder bought?
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14th Apr 2017

CarAdvice podcast 48: What cool car has our CarAdvice Founder bought?

Mandy, Paul and James Ward cover the New York Auto Show in car news, including the crazy Dodge Challenger SRT Demon, 2018 Lexus LS F-Sport, plus concept reveals of the Toyota FT-4X and Infiniti QX80 Monograph. Also, the LDV D90 has its world premiere in Australia, Lego Technic celebrates 40 years, the first ‘pursuit-rated’ hybrid car is revealed, and the quick 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is unveiled.
Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Hellcat confirmed in Detroit
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12th Jan 2016
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Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Hellcat confirmed in Detroit

In news that will surprise few, the hotly anticipated Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Hellcat has been confirmed for a market launch in 2017. Talk of a Grand Cherokee even more powerful than the current 324kW 6.4-litre SRT model has been circulating since the supercharged 527kW 6.2-litre Dodge Challenger Hellcat and Charger Hellcat models appeared in 2014. Reports have previously hinted at an insider confirmation of the new model, but today’s developments mark the first ‘official’ word.
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