The most powerful and technologically advanced high-performance Jeep vehicle ever - the all-new 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 - are joined this summer by a combination of legendary Jeep capability and utility, Advanced Engine Performance famous of the Chrysler Group's Street and Racing Technology LLC ( SRT) team.
Outstanding performance of concrete in all conditions, and add the SRT important on the Internet - is also functional, performance-oriented design, first-class ride and handling, braking and race-inspired interior benchmark - 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 Jeep expand its range, and build on the successful launch 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee won the award.
"The all-new 2012 Grand Cherokee SRT8 is the performance SUV end, providing a combination of performance and utility jeep, world-class performance, luxury and refined, advanced and innovative technology," said Mike Manley, President and CEO - Chrysler Group's Jeep brand LLC. "Jeep vehicles have long been known for rough terrain. In addition to the Jeep four-wheel-drive traction and utilities take the Grand Cherokee SRT8 capabilities to a new level with the driving enthusiast extreme performance for road and rail.
"The new performance SUV benchmark we effectively extend the reach of the Grand Cherokee, and will continue to attract new customers into showrooms, Jeep," Manley added.
Functional performance of the 2012 Grand Cherokee SRT8 exterior has "planted" display of high-performance sports car with 1 inch lower and the new SRT-exclusive, body-color wheel arches and side skirts.
A one-piece front bumper including new multi-function LED daytime running lights, which are in an exclusive face for the new Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8, while body-color grille with a unique black screen and insert a chrome frame to add an aggressive appearance.
The front grille with integrated bottom painted glossy black and faded underbody spoilers ahead redesigned with integrated brake pipe to improve cooling and performance. Completion of new front-end newly formed black hood with functional dual additional heat ventilation for cooling the engine.
At the rear is the influence of SRT performance with a new tailgate spoiler, drag and increase downforce. A skirt a unique rear section has a separate air ventilation and the recipient of trailers available and cover. New to version 2012 from the Grand Cherokee SRT8 sports a dual-exhaust system with 4-inch exhaust tips.
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee is refined, luxurious interior will feel the benefits in the form SRT8 with racing-inspired technology and the SRT-exclusive features.
A skin, a completely new wrapped, heated steering wheel with the edge of the unique features of the lower flat surface - remember cockpit inspired racing - SRT logos are presented. Standard paddle-shift control of the both sides of the newly contoured palm rest while all the vehicles audio and Electronic Information Center (EVIC) controls on the Internet are in a horizontal radius on the wheel. A power tilt and telescoping steering column standard.
Carbon accents on the instrument panel and door trim and new light-style racing brake pads, integrated view of high performance pedals in the cabin for the add.
A CommandView available ® Dual-area solar roof offers twice the standard glass sunroof and extends from the windshield to the rear of the vehicle.
Designed and built with the SRT formula proved, that the performance increased to an astonishing degree, the new 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 will run from 0-60 mph in 4.8 seconds, 0-100-0 mph in 16 seconds mid-region can cover a quarter miles in the range of mid 13 seconds, has a top speed of 155 km / h, and 60-0 mph braking in 116 feet.
Chrysler Group SRT vehicle owners receive a high professional driver training from Richard Petty Racing School as part of the SRT Track Experience, designed to maximize the knowledge and skills of driving on the road or track. Sessions are open all year on selected tracks instead.
Specs engine, turn on the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 is the Chrysler Group's all-new 4.6-liter hemi V-8 with fuel-saving technology, which provides a lb.-ft. Estimated 465 hp and 465 torque - an increase of 45 hp and 45 lb.-ft. Torque on the 6.1-liter hemi V-8 it replaces.
A camshaft on the intake manifold and high-lift with variable valve timing gives the maximum torque increased in the low rpm range while optimizing the performance of high-end over a wider rpm band. In particular, 90 percent of maximum torque available for the 2800-6000 rpm, so inspired that to start up and improve the performance of a straight line.
Fuel Saver Standards and new technologies for 2012 active exhaust valve four-cylinder enable operations on commitments wider rpm range to deliver both fuel efficiency is higher - an estimated 13 percent on the highway - and various extended about 450 miles on the tank.
Standard steering wheel paddle shifters standard AutoStick join in the soil. Both are combined with a good automatic transmission, so the choice of shifting to the streets and spirited horse race. Both methods give the drivers a chance, while the transmission controller calibration prevents movement of a situation that might spin machine. Fully adaptive electronic control of all shifting makes the powertrain more hardening function at the same time minimizing.
To all things under control, the SUV is also equipped with a new adaptive damping suspension, limited slip differential rear differential and Brembo brakes.
No word on price, but the Grand Cherokee SRT8 will start arriving at U.S. dealerships late this summer.