The thought of the rumoured Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk powered by the immense Hellcat V8 engine has Fiat Chrysler Australia (FCA) very excited. Reports have been circulating for months that the American SUV brand is preparing a hardcore performance model powered by the supercharged 6.2-litre Hemi V8 currently fitted to the Dodge Challenger Hellcat and […]
BMW has finally unveiled the plug-in hybrid version of its 3-Series sedan. The car is badged a 330e and comes with a 248-horsepower peak output. It goes on sale next year. Jeep’s Grand Cherokee gets some minor updates for the 2016 model year but sadly there’s still no Hellcat-powered Trackhawk model. We’re not expecting the...
The Hellcat-powered Grand Cherokee Trackhawk won't debut until 2017. In the meantime, we'll see some incremental improvements for 2016 models. All Grand Cherokees will see reductions in weight, thanks to a new electric power steering system and lighter aluminum suspension bits. Trimming some fat, combined with lower rolling resistance tires, means...
The automaker also announced new incentives for owners of 1993-98 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2002-07 Jeep Liberty SUVs that were recalled, but not yet repaired, as of July 24. “With more than five million Pentastars on the road, we have clearly struck a chord in the marketplace”, says Bob Lee, FCA North America Vice President
Fiat Chrysler has revealed an upgraded Pentastar V6 engine, which will debut later this year in the US under the bonnet of the revised Jeep Grand Cherokee. For the updated 3.6-litre motor, the company has added a new intake manifold with longer runners, increased the compression ratio to 11.3:1 from 10.2:1, installed new eight-hole fuel […]
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling certain 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokees for a windshield wiper problem, while offering incentives to SUV and truck owners to complete earlier recalls. Continue reading FCA recalls over 200k Jeep Cherokees...Show More Summary
Fiat Chrysler is in hot water again over vehicle complaints, this time over late-model Jeep Grand Cherokees rolling away after being placed in park. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is now opening a preliminary investigation into some 408,000 Grand Cherokees, thanks to 14 complaints, including five reports of crashes and three reports of injuries.
Jeep has reportedly let slip key performance details of the Grand Cherokee Hellcat/Trackhawk at its annual dealer event in Las Vegas - including its all-important standing-start sprint time: 0-96km/h in a blistering 3.5 seconds. 96km/h?...Show More Summary
Before you stick your tongue out and spit at another overpowered high-riding 4WD, consider the business case for a 707-horsepower Hellcat-style Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. Modern muscle cars are selling. SUVs are even more popular. Show More Summary
New and previously unseen models from the Dodge, Jeep, Alfa Romeo, Maserati, Fiat and Abarth ranges were reportedly displayed at a dealer meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada, earlier this week. Some dealers have informed Automotive News that one of the most popular new models on show was the Dodge Barracuda convertible. The new convertible revives […]
There have been rumors for a little while now of the once-unthinkable happening – the 707-horsepower engine from the Dodge Hellcats getting stuffed into the frame of the Jeep Grand Cherokee, to make a Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. Now multiple reports say that Chrysler’s actually built one, and they’re showing it off. Read more...
FCA is showing off all sorts of future products right now at a dealer conference in Vegas, including a new Barracuda, Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk and Dodge Dart GLH. Continue reading New Barracuda, Grand Cherokee Trackhawk coming soon...Show More Summary
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles may be showing off a Dodge Barracuda convertible, a next-generation Charger, Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk and a Grand Wagoneer — they probably put root beer in the fountains too — according to multiple media reports. Show More Summary
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] has given the Hellcat-powered Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk the green light as Project K. But this model may be a rare bird sold for possibly only the 2018 model year, before the Hellcats and HEMI are killed off from the SRT lineup for the 2019 model year. Our sources tell us that this week Fiat Chrysler...
The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration is investigating complaints that gear selector handles on Jeep Grand Cherokees may slip out of park and cause the car to roll away, Automotive News is reporting. Owners have detailed...Show More Summary
NHTSA is investigating the Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee for rolling away while the transmission is in Park. Five crashes and three injuries are reported in the 14 claims to the government agency. Continue reading NHTSA investigates...Show More Summary
The agency has received at least 14 complaints alleging rollaways after the vehicle was put in 'park.'
DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. safety regulators have opened an investigation into reports from consumers that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV's popular Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs rolled away after being placed in the "park" position. The National...Show More Summary
Back in June we were able to exclusively confirm the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk with the Hellcat powertrain had been given the green light, was already in development with mules on the road, and had the code name Project K. Now we have more information, and most of it isn't great. Originally believed to be a 2017 model hitting the streets in...
Yes, you read that title correctly. Yes, we said Renegade, not Grand Cherokee. We confirmed the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk with the Hellcat powertrain back in June. Now, our sources over at JeepTrackhawkForums tell us the Jeep Renegade Trackhawk has been given the official green light. ALSO SEE: BREAKING: SRT Hellcats And HEMIs Set To Die In...