Hellcat-Powered Jeep Track Hawk Will Hit 60 MPH in 3.5 Seconds

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Hellcat-Powered Jeep Track Hawk Will Hit 60 MPH in 3.5 Seconds

The Jeep Grand Cherokee Track Hawk will go 0-60 faster than a Porsche Cayenne Turbo S.

The upcoming SUV was recently shown to dealerships at a Fiat Chrysler dealers meeting in Las Vegas, with the American automaker revealing that the 6.2-liter supercharged Hellcat V8 engine will propel the Jeep Grand Cherokee Track Hawk to 60 mph from a standstill in just 3.5 seconds. That’s 0.3 seconds faster than the Porsche Cayenne Turbo S, which is powered by a 4.8-liter turbocharged V8 engine with 570 hp and 590 lb-ft of torque.

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Although exact specifications for the Jeep Grand Cherokee Track Hawk have not been announced, the Hellcat V8 engine makes 707 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque in the Challenger and Charger models, so expect the Track Hawk to have the same output. The SUV will also come standard with all-wheel drive and will be a significant upgrade from the existing Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT, which has 475 hp from a 6.4-liter HEMI V8 engine.

If you’re interested in the Track Hawk, you better act fast. Rumor has it that Fiat Chrysler plans on killing off its HEMI and Hellcat engines to make way for turbocharged four- and six-cylinder engines.

[Source: Automotive News]

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  • craigcole

    Why is this necessary? Oh right, because FCA will make a barge-load of money off each one they sell. But I’ve got to wonder, they’re already capacity constrained for Hellcat engines and they’ve found another application for them … why?

  • David Goll

    Because we Americans have balls so big we use wheel barrows to get around….

  • d

    No balls but big, fat buttocks after eating KFC McD and so on 🙂 and only 6.2l engine can carry them 🙂

  • al

    Certainly doesn’t look very off road capable in that pic. I guess it’s just a fast station wagon

  • 1MAN4LIBERTY

    Why not stick with the Dodge, and make a Dodge Dingo (Hellcat).