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Re: So how many are cancelling for real?

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Its typically up to the track to determine if SUV's are allowed to run. I ran my WK1 SRT8 at some tracks including Roebling Road, Sebring, and Homestead. After a few transfer cases, many sets of brake pads and rotors, and 2 engines, it was time to move on to something more track worthy, a Z06. I would look into Chin Motorsports since they run at VIR a few times a year.

On another note, I cancelled my order last week and picked up a CTS-V instead. I know I know, its not an SUV but it has 4 doors and fast as hell!

WOW that is one Badass looking 'V'

However, you didn't like the price increase of the new SRT-8 so you decided to pay 13k MORE and get this?
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WOW that is one Badass looking 'V'

However, you didn't like the price increase of the new SRT-8 so you decided to pay 13k MORE and get this?
you can get a V for only $2-4k more than a Jeep SRT8. No one is buying a base SRT8 at the $55295 price. Almost every person I have seen is at $60k+ MSRP. Not to mention, Caddy is offering 0% financing right now (FREE MONEY!! in this terrible economic climate can't be beat).
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Re: So how many are cancelling for real?

Great car the CTS V . I have one about 4 months now. Its a beast. And got a crazy deal on it
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Re: So how many are cancelling for real?

+1 on the Chally SRTDogg, saw a 2011 on the street last week with mopar orange and black stripe. Absolutely killer.

Jeep is understandably pricing this niche performance vehicle relative to other performance vs. base autos (ie: M, AMG, S, RS, etc.), and is still providing best relative value vs. other performance SUV's and autos. The aspirational positioning has already succeeded in that the 2011 WK2 has converted many of us import loyalists as it compares favorably to the Euros and Japanese. The WK2 SRT8 doesn't even have to sell out of its limited production to further enhance the platform successfully.

That said, I don't blame the guys who are cancelling or just being the silent customer who will quietly never purchase the WK2 SRT8. Long-time Jeep customers partly got there by inherent price-value, it is apparent that Jeep's objective is to reach further up for new customers. However, it remains to be seen if this performance version is worth the 20% price premium vs. cost regardless of whether the driver is coming from Jeep or a German vehicle. We shall see.

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Re: So how many are cancelling for real?

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And I'm sure you'll be happy with your purchase.

The first thing I would do is throw on a set of black Vipers.
Wonder if the black viper reps would fit on it though, that's what I've been leaning towards ordering a set of 22x10 reps the day I get the truck but wanna know if they will clear the brembos. I mean the old 22x9s wouldn't clear them on the Wk1 up front, but I'm wondering if the 22x10s will clear them since it is 1" wider? I could be wrong.

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second time I've seen you mention this "cost" to track. Been tracking mine along with Milous's info here, for free (and the process isn't specific to my VIN). My dealer also does not charge anything to receive tracking updates any time I call/email.
How are you tracking it for free? I'd love to know also lol.

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Yea I was curious how you were tracking it as well!!?!?!
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Re: So how many are cancelling for real?

I doubt the black viper reps would fit. They dont fit the gen 1 SRT Jeep. Who knows for sure though till the Jeeps hit the streets......
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Wonder if the black viper reps would fit on it though, that's what I've been leaning towards ordering a set of 22x10 reps the day I get the truck but wanna know if they will clear the brembos. I mean the old 22x9s wouldn't clear them on the Wk1 up front, but I'm wondering if the 22x10s will clear them since it is 1" wider? I could be wrong.



How are you tracking it for free? I'd love to know also lol.

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Yea I was curious how you were tracking it as well!!?!?!
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I doubt the black viper reps would fit. They dont fit the gen 1 SRT Jeep. Who knows for sure though till the Jeeps hit the streets......
Was it the offset or the caliper clearance that was a problem on the WK?

They seem to fit the normal WK2: Viper wheels
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Re: So how many are cancelling for real?

the price does seem rather high and the fact that this monster could be slower then the original?? that just seems like a total set back, even if it was the same engine and it wasn't faster but just an upgraded body then i think more ppl would of looked into it. there are some VERY nice details on the srt8 but, they got rid of the dual middle exhaust, even the shiny rims. the overall shape of the new WK2's are just to bubbly and seem more like a soccer moms car then anyone that would drive the srt8 wks. I just don't see the street performance distinguished enough in it! Even with all that said, im sure it will grow on me. i saw it in person at the NY car show and it did impress me in other regions so, i might give it a try in a few years lol
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Re: So how many are cancelling for real?

Anyone want to change their votes now with the increased pricing?

I will say, if you did have an order in prior to August 10th, I'd strongly recommend you purchase the vehicle, because you already can turn around and sell it for more than you paid since there is a $2,500 msrp increase. Split that with the dealer and you've made yourself $1250 for doing nothing.
And if you put it on EBAY, you might get 20K more from some guy who's going to plate it in gold! LOL
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