The Burning Question: Why the 2018 Jeep Trackhawk Is So Pricey?

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 12:33

If in your sweet dreams, you, dude, are a lucky owner of a brand new jeep like the Trackhawk, you could be a very deep-pocketed buyer. Why? Jeep has actually disclosed pricing for its 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, and, whether it’s through its exclusive performance or a full set of track-tech add-ons with all the bells and whistles, there are a small number of customers ready of burning at least $86,995 through it. Thumbs up if you are still going to get hands on this Hellcat-powered monster!

With TorqueFlite 8-speed automatic transmission, significantly upgraded, hugest-ever Brembo brakes and four-wheel drive system, the 707-hp Trackhawk SUV comes with a supercharged 6.2L V8 engine generating 645 pound-feet of torque. There are five versatile drive modes including a Sport mode in the Selec-Track system to choose from. Quite nicely on the track, especially given that the SUV passes 0-60mph time mark in 3.5 seconds by, with a top speed claimed of 180mph. It spounds quite ambitious – all these options like Performance Pages or 8.4-inch UConnect infotainment system, a towing capability of 7,400 pounds or adaptive damping suspension – but a cost! The Dodge Challenger SRT Demon twists out 840 horsepower but costs $2,000 less. So the point is all around is the Trackhawk completely worth it, or?

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