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Old 09-10-2011, 10:59 AM
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Re: Saw a GC SRT8 in person today

Well, it took all of a 5 minute lot inspection and 5 mile test drive to buy the 2011 WK2 over any and all other contenders. I'm hosed.
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Well, it took all of a 5 minute lot inspection and 5 mile test drive to buy the 2011 WK2 over any and all other contenders. I'm hosed.
Good luck then. What color are you getting ?

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Re: Saw a GC SRT8 in person today

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Re: Saw a GC SRT8 in person today

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Ive heard magaizine reviewers call it the BEST interior they have ever seen......
I saw it too and it is awesome. The seats are amazing...they have extra bolstering (especially in the mid back area) compared to the overland wk2 you just feel more welded into the seat. And, the suede gives it a real nice "soft" feel. The steering wheel is a work of art with leather and perforated leather and the flat bottom. The paddle shifters are well done as well.

The carbon fiber I didnt think would do much, but it does it really makes that interior stand out. It doesnt seem as wide as the wood ones (thought they are the same), just really really looks good.

As the OP states, the wheels in pics don't look as great as when you see them in person, they are really nice. They have a really nice effect to them thats hard to describe.

The sound system is awesome. I thought it couldnt be much better than the regular - it is!! At low volumes it sounds just as good as high.

The engine sounds real good to although I didnt hear it driving, just sitting and accelerating it. At idle it is quieter than I thought it would be. It sounds great though it is not loud.

The sculpted hood is just kick a$$ !! you can really feel the heat coming out of it.

The front air dam in pics to me looked like it was going to be "too big and ugly" but its not...in the flesh it looks awesome.

The back too is killer. The trumpet exhaust looks real good unless you like look real close and see the skinnier tail pipe behind the scense, but still overall great look.

In the end the 2 things I thought really differed than in pics were the wheels and front air damn...much better 9in the flesh.

I cant wait till mine comes!!

I may not have the best descriptions but wanted to give my humble opinion on what I saw.
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Just so you know. That wasn't even the 900 Watt HK system in the Jeep.

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The SRT Tour came to my town today, and I was able to see the 2012 Black GC SRT8 that they are traveling with. Pictures don't do it justice, it is an Awesome looking ride. Even the wheels, I haven't liked them since I first saw them in pictures, but seeing them clean and in person, they look nice. I was able to sit in it and it feels tight. I was impressed with how soft the leather in the seats are. If you haven't seen one in person yet, I believe you will be impressed when you do.
Thanks for the pics!

Darn, that thing IS nice. The performance is only one part of the picture - but the appearance is just freakin' awesome!

Although I've SWORN that I wouldn't buy one at that price, I'm not so sure any more. Maybe I delay my purchase even further (MY2015) to get that beast after all. Maybe a longer wait convinces myself that I truly deserve a car that expensive..

Well, only time will tell. However, I'm starting to show first signs of an SRT8-addiction.

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Old 09-11-2011, 03:49 PM
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Thanks for the pics!

Darn, that thing IS nice. The performance is only one part of the picture - but the appearance is just freakin' awesome!

Although I've SWORN that I wouldn't buy one at that price, I'm not so sure any more. Maybe I delay my purchase even further (MY2015) to get that beast after all. Maybe a longer wait convinces myself that I truly deserve a car that expensive..

Well, only time will tell. However, I'm starting to show first signs of an SRT8-addiction.

Shame on you, Jeep!
Another member converted.....
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Another member converted.....
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Re: Saw a GC SRT8 in person today

The SRT Tour is still in my town, but at a different location, so I went again today (couldn't resist seeing the GC SRT8 again), this time I took my girlfriend and some of her family with me. Her brother has a pristine 09 GC SRT8 which he brought to the show. Without him hearing what I previously said, "pictures don't do it justice", he said the exact same thing. I added a few more pics to my original post.
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Re: Saw a GC SRT8 in person today

You saw it in two locations and still couldn't test drive it?.......
If you could, you would have loved it even more.......

Here is my test drive:


I can't wait for my own black beast....
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Thanks for sharing!
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Re: Saw a GC SRT8 in person today

awesome ride! i'm torn between this and a 2010
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