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Jeep Cherokee Will Get the SRT Treatment According to Rumor

Jeep Cherokee Will Get the SRT Treatment According to Rumor

Jul 10 2013, 1:00pm CDT | by

Engine choice for SRT version remains a mystery

While nothing has been officially confirmed by Chrysler or Jeep, rumors are circulating that the newly announced Jeep Cherokee will be getting the SRT treatment. The current Jeep Grand Cherokee is...

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Jeep Cherokee Will Get the SRT Treatment According to Rumor

Jul 10 2013, 1:00pm CDT | by

Engine choice for SRT version remains a mystery

While nothing has been officially confirmed by Chrysler or Jeep, rumors are circulating that the newly announced Jeep Cherokee will be getting the SRT treatment. The current Jeep Grand Cherokee is available as a high-performing SRT version. The SRT version of the normal Cherokee is expected to get all wheel drive.

The standard Cherokee is a front-wheel-drive SUV. There is no indication of what engine the SRT version of the Cherokee would use. Odds are it would be a 3.0-liter turbo Pentastar V6 somewhere around 400 hp.

Rumors point to the possibility of both a single turbo or twin turbos. While mystery still surrounds the Cherokee SRT, front-wheel-drive standard Cherokees are reportedly in production with Trail Rated 4 x 4 versions coming later.

 
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From the C/D Archives: 1977 AMC Cherokee Chief Tested

Jul 30 2014 4:24pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

We put about 4500 test miles on our Jeep Cherokee four-door and found it to be a strangely loveable vehicle. The basic Jeep Wagoneer from which it springs has been with us for a very long time, but somehow the Wagoneer never captured much front-of-mind awareness. We watched Joe Foss driving one across the Golden West on Sunday-afternoon television, and we saw sort of gray, hard-to-classify suburban burghers hauling their families around in them, b ...
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Road Trips: The Great Indian World Trip

Jul 30 2014 10:36am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

‘We are 50,000 kilometres into it now, only 20,000 to go.” Tushar Agarwal seems matter-of-fact about The Great Indian World Trip. “We’ve done Asia, Australia, the Middle East and Africa, so now we only have Central America, North America and Europe left.” Agarwal’s email is making me jealous. Considering how far he, off-roading expert Sanjay Madan and videographer Prasad Delshpande have travelled, they seem well on their way to accomplishing their objective. The Great Ind ...
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1 day ago

Chrysler sued over Jeep ignition-switch failures

Jul 29 2014 3:10pm CDT | Source: Automotive News

Chrysler was sued over allegedly faulty ignition switches in Jeeps, in a follow-up to more than 120 lawsuits General Motors fac ...
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1 day ago

Mad Max: Fury Road Trailer Rips You Into a Dystopian Automotive Nightmare [Video]

Jul 29 2014 8:30am CDT | Source: Car and Driver

The team behind the upcoming Mad Max: Fury Road movie sure have an acute sense of timing, having released the ultrableak full trailer just before a Monday. As you slide more deeply into the work week, let us present the dystopian, depressing, hopeless postapocalyptic future, as imagined through the lens of director George Miller. Previously, we brought you a glimpse of what cars to expect in the movie—now see some of those rides in action. Lot ...
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A 1986 Jeep CJ7 Laredo for $25,500?

Jul 29 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: Jalopnik

For the longest time Jeep's CJ-series was about the most rudimentary 4-wheeled vehicle sold in America. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Laredo is representative of that basic instinct, but contrastingly, is its pric ...
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2 days ago

European jury unveils 32 candidates for 2015 Car of the Year

Jul 28 2014 1:01pm CDT | Source: Driving Canada

A jury of 58 automotive journalists from Europe have unveiled its 32 candidates for the 2015 Car of the Year. The candidates are (in alphabetical order): Audi TT, BMW 2 Series Active Tourer, BMW 2 Series Coupe, BMW i8, BMW x4, Citroen C1*, Citroen C4 Cactus*, Fiat 500X (hasn’t been launched yet)*, Ford EcoSport*, Ford Mondeo (Fusion in Canada), Hyundai i20*, Infiniti Q50, Jeep Renegade, Kia Soul, Lexus NX, Lexus RC, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Mercedes-Benz GLA, Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe, Mini ...
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2 days ago

European jury names 31 candidates for 2014 Car of the Year

Jul 28 2014 10:36am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: EuropeEvery year a panel of jurists representing a variety of automotive publications in different languages and from different countries get together and pick their Car of the Year. It's a long and exhaustive process, and it starts right here. For the 2015 award, the panel has identified 31 candidates: the Audi TT; BMW 2 Series Active Tourer and 2 Series Coupe, i8 and X4; the Citroën C1 and C4 Cactus; Fiat 500X (which hasn't even been unveiled yet); Ford EcoSport ...
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2 days ago

3-year-old boy crashes Jeep Wrangler in USA

Jul 28 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: World Car Fans

A three-year-old boy from Oregon, the USA, managed to get out of his house and jump in a Jeep ...
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2 days ago

2014 Jeep Cherokee Mileage Update: 9,437 Miles

Jul 28 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: Cars.com

Cars.com's 2014 Jeep Cherokee long-term test car continues to improve its overall average mileage after a slow start with somewhat disappointing fuel economy. The four-cylinder, all-wheel-drive Cherokee is steadily climbing toward its 24 mpg combined EPA rating. We've observed an average of 23.67 mpg after 9,437 miles using pump fill-up calculations to monitor long-term mileage, an improvement of 1.07 mpg from our previous update, which was more than 4,200 miles ago. More on Our L ...
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4 days ago

2015 Nissan Xterra

Jul 26 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The Nissan Xterra is built with a very small intended niche. It's made for weekend warriors who want a vehicle that do all that a Jeep Wrangler can do, with a slightly more versatile interior than you'd find in the Jeep. It's an active-lifestyle vehicle at its core, which is why we still haven't see ...
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Shane is a self described car aficionado. He loves muscle cars, but also knows how green cars work. He has years of experience in testing cars and writes about cars with deeply felt emotions.

 

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