new 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 walkaround

Mopar reveals the new 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 at the NY Auto Show and i got to do one of the first walkarounds!!!

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2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 392 Burnout
Yes, it can be done by shutting down the front end. I don't believe that just anyone can do it though. After some hot laps on the track, these tires were good for nothing more than what you are looking at. This is from a launch of 2012 SRT8 lineup at Willow Springs.





Just Arrived!!! - 2012 SRT8 Grand Cherokee
Recorded on November 8, 2011 using a Flip Video camera.





Roadfly.com - 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8
The ultimate performance SUV was revealed by Jeep at the New York International Auto Show - the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8. • Offers unique blend of legendary Jeep capability and utility, head-turning SRT performance, luxury and refinement, and innovative advanced technologies • Best performing Jeep vehicle ever: 0-60 mph in 4.8 seconds; quarter mile in mid-13 second range; top speed of 155 mph; 60-0 mph braking in 116 feet • Most powerful Jeep vehicle ever with all-new 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 that delivers an estimated 465 horsepower and 465 lb.-ft. of torque • Best handling Jeep vehicle ever features advanced new adaptive damping suspension managed by new Selec-Track system, delivering up to .90 g on the skid pad • New active valve Exhaust system allows standard Fuel Saver Technology to engage over a wider rpm range for an estimated 13-percent improvement in highway fuel efficiency and 450-mile range • Standard steering wheel mounted paddle shifters allow spirited shifting on the road and track • Available in Jeep showrooms in third quarter 2011 Powering the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 is Chrysler Group's all-new 6.4-liter HEMI® V-8 with Fuel Saver Technology that delivers an estimated 465 horsepower and 465 lb.-ft. of torque -- an improvement of 45 horsepower and 45 lb.-ft. torque over the 6.1-liter HEMI V-8 it replaces. An active intake manifold and high-lift camshaft with cam phasing delivers maximum low-end torque while optimizing high-end power across a wider and improved rpm band. Specifically, 90-percent of peak torque is available between 2,800 and 6,000 rpm, allowing for inspired standing starts and improved straight-line performance. Roadfly.com - http://www.roadfly.com Auto Show News - http://forum.roadfly.com/forums/175-Auto-Show-News RoadflyTV - http://www.youtube.com/roadflytv Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/roadfly Twitter - http://twitter.com/roadfly IMDB - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1790415/





► 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 reveals at NY
The most powerful, technologically advanced, high-performance Jeep® vehicle ever -- the all-new 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8® -- arrives this summer with a combination of Jeep's legendary capability and utility, merged with the renowned advanced performance engineering from Chrysler Group LLC's Street and Racing Technology (SRT) team. Delivering outstanding driving performance in all conditions, and complemented by key SRT attributes -- including functional, performance-oriented styling, world-class ride and handling, benchmark braking and race-inspired interior appointments -- the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 broadens the Jeep vehicle lineup and builds upon the successful launch of the award-winning 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee.Designed and built using the proven SRT formula that raises the performance to astonishing levels, the new 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 runs from 0-60 mph in 4.8 seconds, 0-100-0 mph in the mid-16 second range, can cover the quarter mile in the mid-13 second range, has a top speed of 155 mph, and brakes from 60-0 mph in 116 feet.Powering the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 is Chrysler Group's all-new 6.4-liter HEMI® V-8 with Fuel Saver Technology that delivers an estimated 465 horsepower and 465 lb.-ft. of torque -- an improvement of 45 horsepower and 45 lb.-ft. torque over the 6.1-liter HEMI V-8 it replaces. An active intake manifold and high-lift camshaft with cam phasing delivers maximum low-end torque while optimizing high-end power across a wider and improved rpm band. Specifically, 90-percent of peak torque is available between 2,800 and 6,000 rpm, allowing for inspired standing starts and improved straight-line performance. Standard Fuel Saver Technology and a new-for-2012 active valve Exhaust system allows four-cylinder operation to engage over a wider rpm range, to deliver both improved fuel efficiency -- an estimated 13-percent increase on the highway -- and an extended range of approximately 450 miles on one tank of gas. Standard steering wheel mounted paddle shifters join the standard AutoStick on the floor. Both are mated to a proven automatic transmission, allowing a choice of spirited shifting on the road and the race track. Both methods give the driver the ability to shift while the transmission controller calibration prevents situations that might over rev the engine. Fully adaptive electronic control of all shifting makes the powertrain more responsive while minimizing harshness.




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