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2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk: New York Auto Show - Video

author photo by Doug DeMuro April 2017

One of the coolest cars at this year's New York Auto Show is the2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. It's just a regular 'ol Jeep Grand Cherokee family SUV ... with 707 horsepower.

That's right --707 hp, courtesy of the same engine as the Dodge Hellcat: a 6.2-liter supercharged V8. It propels this from zero to 60 mph in 3.6 seconds, which is truly supercar territory. Except this isn't a supercar -- it's a 5,400-lb luxury SUV with leather upholstery, radar cruise control, heated back seats, a giant panoramic sunroof and Chrysler's excellent Uconnect infotainment system.

But don't go thinking this is some comfortable luxury car: The brakes are almost 16 inches in diameter, and there's standard all-wheel drive with a launch mode for fast starts.

If you're interested, the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk goes on sale later this year -- and while Jeep hasn't announced pricing, I'm thinking it'll be somewhere in the 70-to-80-thousand-dollar range.

This image is a stock photo and is not an exact representation of any vehicle offered for sale. Advertised vehicles of this model may have styling, trim levels, colors and optional equipment that differ from the stock photo.
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