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Old 02-16-2011, 06:33 PM
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Curious about the 4x4...will this no longer be "street" in nature and more offroad, a la raptor?
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Old 02-16-2011, 06:48 PM
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Old 02-16-2011, 07:05 PM
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Re: The 2012 Grand Cherokee SRT8: New and improved

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Curious about the 4x4...will this no longer be "street" in nature and more offroad, a la raptor?
I'll be posting some more information on the new Jeep SRT before too long, this will cover drivetrain components of which I now have some additional information on. From what I can tell, the addition of the 4x4 badge may simply be for marketing purposes. Even the first generation is referred to as "4x4" in a lot of the literature and documents out there.
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I'll be posting some more information on the new Jeep SRT before too long, this will cover drivetrain components of which I now have some additional information on. From what I can tell, the addition of the 4x4 badge may simply be for marketing purposes. Even the first generation is referred to as "4x4" in a lot of the literature and documents out there.
Tease!!! Lol can't wait for more info!
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Old 02-17-2011, 12:51 AM
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I'll be posting some more information on the new Jeep SRT before too long, this will cover drivetrain components of which I now have some additional information on. From what I can tell, the addition of the 4x4 badge may simply be for marketing purposes. Even the first generation is referred to as "4x4" in a lot of the literature and documents out there.
Gotcha, good news. I am looking forward to more updates.
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Old 02-17-2011, 01:17 AM
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for GC SRT8 to remain at top it has to come with standard AWD just my thought
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Old 02-17-2011, 04:20 AM
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You know... I'm starting to think that even with the added weight and horsepower, that the 2nd generation Grand Cherokee SRT8 will achieve gains in MPG ratings. Check my thinking:

- The 4WD 2011 Grand Cherokee (in the new body size / style) has a 5.7L engine that only uses 4 cylinders when cruising at highway speeds and has a 19 MPG rating. The 2012 (4WD?) Grand Cherokee SRT8 will have a 6.4L engine that only uses 4 cylinders when cruising at highway speeds. I can't imagine that their weights will be dramatically different, so wouldn't it make sense that their highway MPG ratings will be similar? Compare that to the 14-16 MPG rating that the first generation Grand Cherokee SRT8 had.

- The first generation SRT8 was AWD, and hints are pointing towards the second generation being 4WD. I would think that being able to turn off the 4WD thereby only driving 2 wheels continuously would net at least a minor MPG increase.

Wouldn't both of these changes net improvements in the combined MPG rating of the 2012 Grand Cherokee SRT8? Me thinks so...
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LOL>....I keep checking this for updates
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I check half a dozen times a day for updates!
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