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It’s as the title suggested, someone couldn’t wait for Jeep to open up the ordering books for their latest 2018 Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, and so the individual took matter into their own hands and created this monstrosity.

Using a WK-generation Grand Cherokee as the base, the aftermarket Jeep aptly named Hellhawk is powered by the same 6.2-liter supercharged Hemi V-8 engine used in the Trakhawk, just with more power.

The standard Trackhawk will deliver an already impressive 707 horsepower and 645 pound-feet of torque. In this version tuned by True Street Performance the same engine can crank out a staggering 790 hp and 739 lb-ft of torque, of course with the aid of an upgraded transmission and axles along with four-wheel drive.

At the track, the Grand Cherokee HellhaWK can eat up a quarter mile in just 10.854 seconds at 128.89 mph, a tad faster than the Trackhawk with a quarter-mile time of 11.6 seconds. But we can’t really compare an aftermarket vehicle to a factory spec model, though it does provide an alternative to those who can’t wait for Jeep’s performance Grand Cherokee to appear on showroom floors.

No pricing was disclosed in the Twitter post linked by MotorAuthority, meaning it could either be a one off or the company assumes money won’t be a problem for anyone interested.

 

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At the track, the Grand Cherokee HellhaWK can eat up a quarter mile in just 10.854 seconds at 128.89 mph, a tad faster than the Trackhawk with a quarter-mile time of 11.6 seconds.
The difference between a 10.85 and an 11.60 isn't a tad... that is a significant difference in the world of drag racing. Like... huge. Some people pay hundreds to thousands of dollars just to cut down a tenth in their 1/4 mile times with hours and hours of tuning and changing configurations.
 

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As the Trackhawk comes out and then as we step into a new generation of Grand Cherokee's, modifying this generation of SRT's will grow for the simple fact things will be cheaper. Often people do that, wait for a successor to come out so they can scoop up the predecessor for cheaper. If I didn't care for new and shiny toys that would have been my option.
 

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I can't imagine that body handling almost 800 hp for long. Axles and such will break down faster than most, that was a concern with Jeep went developing the Trackhawk.
 

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I can't imagine that body handling almost 800 hp for long. Axles and such will break down faster than most, that was a concern with Jeep went developing the Trackhawk.
Lol...... you don't know much about the Jeep SRT's do you? My WK1 makes over 1300rwhp and runs a 100% bone stock front diff and suspension and front axles. The body handles the power just fine. Rear diff can be taken care of with a simple set of rear axles from Driveshaft Shop(which this Jeep has). Jimmy didn't just stick a HC engine in a WK1 without being smart enough to upgrade the essentials. There are 1000+hp WK1's all over. They hold up just fine.
 
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