Top 10 Mind-Blowing Facts About the 2018-2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk
10. A Hellcat in SUV clothing
The Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk shares its 6.2-liter supercharged Hemi V8 engine with the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat and the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat. In other words, it's a Hellcat disguised as an SUV!
9. Fastest production SUV on the planet (at launch)
When it was released in 2018, the Trackhawk took the crown as the world's fastest production SUV. With a top speed of 180 mph and a 0-60 mph time of 3.5 seconds, it's no wonder this speed demon was turning heads.
8. More powerful than a Corvette
The Trackhawk's supercharged Hemi engine produces 707 horsepower, which is more than the C6 Corvette ZR1 with its 650 horsepower. That's right, this SUV has more muscle than America's iconic sports car!
7. Beast mode activated: Launch control
The Trackhawk comes equipped with launch control, a feature more commonly found in sports cars. This allows the driver to optimize acceleration for a perfect, wheel-spinning launch every time.
6. A towing machine
Not only is the Trackhawk a speed demon, but it's also a towing beast. With a towing capacity of 7,200 pounds, it can haul your favorite toys, like a boat or even another car, with ease.
5. The secret weapon: Torque Reserve System
The Trackhawk's engine features a torque reserve system, which pre-positions the supercharger bypass valve and manages fuel flow and spark advance to balance engine rpm and torque. This provides an instant surge of torque when the driver hits the throttle, ensuring mind-blowing acceleration.
4. Brembo brakes for superhero stopping power
The Trackhawk is fitted with massive Brembo brakes to tame its wild horsepower. The front calipers are the largest ever fitted to a Jeep vehicle, measuring 15.75 inches in diameter, ensuring this beast can stop on a dime.
3. Bilstein adaptive damping suspension
The Trackhawk uses a specially-tuned Bilstein adaptive damping suspension system to manage its incredible power. The suspension adjusts in real-time to provide the perfect balance of comfort and performance for any driving situation.
2. Exclusive Trackhawk "Yellow Jacket" paint
1. Torque split for optimum performance
The Trackhawk's all-wheel-drive system features a unique torque split. It sends 60% of the torque to the rear wheels and 40% to the front, providing maximum traction and performance in any situation.
0. BONUS FACT: Limited edition 2022 "Trackhawk 007" model
In 2022, Jeep introduced a limited edition "Trackhawk 007" model in collaboration with the James Bond film franchise. This special edition features unique 007 badging, exclusive interior trim, and a built-in martini shaker in the center console (shaken, not stirred, of course).
So there you have it, the top 10 (plus a few bonus) unbelievable facts about the 2018-2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. This beastly SUV proves that performance, style, and practicality can indeed coexist, making it the ultimate choice for those who want it all.
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