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Latest Update: 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Hellcat, Unable to Reach 200 MPH

Last month we have reported the existence of the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Hellcat with the supercharged 6.2L HEMI V8.


Recently, some other automobile medias claim that, they have heard from their “source” that the upcoming Grand Cherokee SRT Hellcat is able to reach a top speed of 200mph and run the 0-60 mph within 3 seconds (for example, this report).

While we cannot confirm whether the Grand Cherokee SRT Hellcat can reach 60mph in less than 3 seconds, we can definitely see in order to reach the speed of 200mph, how many horsepower the HEMI V8 engine need to make.

Using the same calculation procedure in our previous article (which calculates the output requirement for th...

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List: Cars Can Do 0-60 within 5 Seconds and Cost Less than $40,000

For car consumers, some are focusing on interior spaces/convenience/daily drive practicability; some may prefer the fun-to-drive factor; and some may gauge their preferences on other aspects. This article is for those who want to get the quickest acceleration performance with lower budget.


10 years ago it is impossible to buy a new car which can accelerate to 60mph from a standstill within 5 seconds, and costs you less than $40k. However because of big advancements in engine technologies, it is now possible for auto makers to produce high-output cars with much less costs.

The List

1. 2015 Ford Mustang GT Fastback (5.0L V8, 435hp and 400 lb-ft, $32,300)



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Breaking: 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Hellcat Is Coming

Are you impressed with the 707hp 2015 Dodge Challenger/Charger SRT Hellcat? Do you want a SUV with similar output? Now Jeep is going to help you with that.


According to our Chrysler insider, the company’s engineering team is working revising the 6.2L supercharged V8 engine, to make it suitable to sit inside the Grand Cherokee’s engine compartment. The project progress suggests an official debut in mid or late-2016 as the 2017 model.

Because FCA wants to use the nameplate of “SRT” solely for the Dodge brand, the future SRT/SRT Hellcat version of the Jeep Grand Cherokee may bear a new name called “Grand Cherokee Trackhawk”.

The final production version of the Grand Cheroke...

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2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Fuel Economy Data Released

Today Dodge released the fuel economy number for the 707hp 2015 Challenger SRT Hellcat. Results are:

– Challenger SRT Hellcat with 8-speed automatic transmission: 22/13/16mpg (hwy/city/combined)
– Challenger SRT Hellcat with 7-speed manual transmission: 21/13/16mpg (hwy/city/combined)

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Supercharged

Next, a bad news for those who want to buy this muscle car: because of the low combined fuel efficiency rating, the Challenger Hellcat will trigger the Federal Gas Guzzler Tax. Based on the 16mpg combined rating (falls in the “>= 15.5mpg, <16.5mpg” bracket), the gas guzzler tax will be $3,700 for the 2015 Challenger SRT Hellcat...

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2015 Dodge Challenger Pricing Released and US Launch

Today Dodge released the pricing of the 2015 Challenger, of course the focus is on the 707hp SRT Hellcat.

From the below photo taken live at the scene, the engine output of 707 hp is a big selling point for Dodge.


I bet GM would not be happy to see this photo, because Dodge also highlighted the Corvette Z06 on that slides. Looks familiar to something you have seen before? Right, what hurts GM more is that, the slide shown by Dodge here, is directly borrowed from the one when Chevrolet  announced the new Corvette Stingray Z06, see below:


OK let’s back to our topic, below is the pricing of different trims:

Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat – starting U.S. MSRP $59,995
Dodge C...

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