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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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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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Dodge Is Working on Supercharged V10 Viper

We all know during the past few months the media hotspot for the Dodge brand is its 707hp 2015 Challenger SRT Hellcat and Charger SRT Hellcat.

The SRT Hellcat cars is equipped with a supercharged 6.2L V8 with 707hp and 650 lb-ft of torque. Compared to this, the current SRT Viper’s naturally aspirated 8.4L V10 “only” delivers 640hp and 600 lb-ft of torque.

Without question the SRT Hellcat will impact sales volume of the SRT Viper, which is already down to a level so low that, Chrysler needs to halt the production several times during the past year.

Chrysler also knows this, and they will not just sit there and wait for this situation to continue...

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2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Officially Announced

For those who are interested in the Dodge Challenger models which has over 400hp, now there are three choices:

1. The Challenger SRT;
2. The Challenger Scat Pack, or Shaker trim with the 6.4L V8 option;
3. The Challenger SRT Hellcat with supercharged 6.2L V8.

We have covered #1 and #2 in our previous article. Below is some highlights about the newly revealed SRT Hellcat:

– Supercharged 6.2L V8 engine outputs more than 600hp;

– Can be paired to a 6-speed manual transmission or an 8-speed ZF-sourced automatic transmission;

– Forged-steel crankshaft with induction-hardened bearing surfaces designed for firing pressures around 1,595 psi; with crank damper designed to handle 1...

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