Challenger Hellcat in a Jeep Grand Cherokee

The Challenger Hellcat in a Jeep Grand Cherokee Will Slaughter the European SUVs

Now that we know how much power the new Hellcat Hemi will make in the 2015 Dodge Challenger, it is very clear that a Hellcat powered Jeep Grand Cherokee will annihilate any performance SUV that the European supercar makers can come up – leaving the owners of the far more expensive German and Italian sport utes crying in their overpriced beer.

A while back, we talked about the possibility of a future SRT Jeep Grand Cherokee powered by the 2015 Dodge Challenger’s Hellcat Hemi and how that supercharged Jeep would give a strong run to the likes of the high performance SUVs from Porsche, BMW, Mercedes, Range Rover, Lamborghini and Bentley. At that time, we only knew that the Hellcat Hemi would offer at least 600 horsepower and at least 575lb-ft of torque. Based on those numbers, the Jeep SRT Hellcat would make short work of the best from Porsche, BMW, Mercedes Benz and Range Rover, but it might struggle with the likes of the upcoming Lamborghini Urus and Bentley EXP9 SUV.

Now that we know that the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat will pack 707 horsepower and 650lb-ft of torque, that same engine packed under the hood of the Jeep Grand Cherokee would unquestionably make for the baddest SUV sold anywhere in the world. Also, that much power – even in a vehicle as heavy as the Jeep Grand Cherokee – would likely make it one of the best performing vehicles sold in the world so in addition to pummeling every SUV, it would likely beat a great many sports cars as well.

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I WOULD DEFINITELY BUY IT WITH THAT KIND OF POWER WORTH MY CASH EVEN THOUGH I KNOW THAT ITS GOING TO BE OVERPRICED IN SOUTH AFRICA
With a new bar set by the Hellcat, the fun has just begun. Thing's are looking up here in states. You now got a lot to talk about Patrick. A Big "Thank You" to Dodge would be appropriate for all and any columnnist. What say you Patrick?
Just a short comment hoping Chrysler is listening to consumers...... Put the Hellcat engine in the Jeep and I will be the first in Minnesota to order one!!!!!!
Please put the hellcat motor on the 2015 grand cherokee srt.
Sign me up - will purchase this on day 1 if they build it. (Just keep it under six figures, please)
built that Grand cherokee hellcat and offer it in Germany, and i am gonna be the first one to buy it
This is my 2 Jeep srt I have a 2014 I will be first on list to trade up so just BUILD it M:)
A 2015 JEEP SRT8 Hellcat will be a great addition to the SRT8 lineup. Well planned with efficiency in mind will definitely redefine quality and craftsmanship to other manufacturer. Well worth it.
I HOPE THEY WILL BUILD THIS TRUCK I ALL READY HAVE ONE 2014 I WOULD DEFINITELY TRADING MY FOR THE HELL CAT

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