The cost of the Trackhawk

Auburn Hills (USA), 9. August 2017

Since the election of Donald Trump to the US President, we know: The Yanks have a penchant for manicured madness. Basically the automotive equivalent of the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. A SUV with 717 horsepower under the hood. Yes: Seven Hundred Seventeen. It is now known, what is the cost of the crazy bird in the United States.

Ludicrous Acceleration

The above-mentioned 717 HP, the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk holt (free-driving "translated hawk") from a 6.2-Liter V8 gasoline engine with compressor charging. Scarcely less impressive are the other key figures: 875 Newton metres of torque and a 3.2-tonne towing capacity. In only 3.5 seconds, the 2.5-ton Super-Jeep will not accelerate to 60 miles per hour, the equivalent of 96 km/h. Nice of the manufacturer equipped with a "Launch Control", so that the 295 Pirelli's resolve, despite all-wheel drive in smoke. Speaking of all-wheel drive: The torque is distributed according to the selected driving mode (five to choose from) between the axles.

Six digits in Germany?

In the fourth quarter of the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk comes to US traders. There, he will cost 85.900 dollars, the equivalent of around 73,000 Euro. However, here locally varying taxes must be included. When the Trackhawk? Not before 2018. Because in this country, already the 468-HP Grand Cherokee SRT with 87.900 euros is priced around € 100,000 (or minimally less) realistic.(rh)