Firstly and foremost, when it comes to this brand new concept of the 2016 Jeep SRT Hellcat, it’s still under consideration. Since, the folks from the Jeep Company have, recently, launched their Hellcat Ram, we, strongly, believe that huge amount of their attention is, now, devoted to the Grand Cherokee. However, given that competition have, already, released their band new variants, it is highly unlikely that the designers from the Jeep Company will allow the competition to achieve an easy victory, without heavy fighting. We considered that as a main reason, why they have decided to launch a brand new Jeep SRT Hellcat.
Naturally, this incredibly capable Jeep, additionally empowered by an utterly strong, highly reliable and durable Hellcat engine option, will be a model of pretty high general performances. One of the main goals which the Jeep developers strive to achieve is to create a stunning and capable SUV for a bit lower price. We are keeping our fingers crossed. Meanwhile, let’s get a bit closer look what this marvelously designed SUV has to offer.
Interior, Exterior & Appearance of 2016 Jeep SRT Hellcat
When we take the very first glance at this lovable SUV, we can notice the similarity between all-new made SRT Hellcat and Charger Hellcat. In both variants, it is a pretty notable their headlamps, which have integrated LED light-pipes, and there is an opening airflow located in the front part of the hood. The airflow is in that way designed, in order to accelerate the cooling of the engine quite easy. Like any other SUV, which belongs the Hellcat group of the vehicles, newly made 2016 Jeep SRT Hellcat has slightly bigger crafted tires, as well as the brakes, smoked headlamp glass and lighter body kit. This novelty should come along with a simply wonderful large slab of glass in the roof, too.
As far as interior design concerns, it is intended to stay faithful to the tradition of all Hellcat SRT’s. That, in reality, means that this brand new variant will possess comfortable and a bit spacious cabin, which will be equipped with a lot more aggressively shaped sport pail front seats that are going to be fully wrapped in natural contrasting leather. The steering wheel should remain a flat-bottomed, while its rim should be slightly ticker. Regarding the hi-technological features, out of the most various ones, definitely, worth of mentioning the following ones: Uconnect system that will be available in pair with a slightly upgraded navigation and advanced infotainment systems, heating and cooling will be provided for all the seats, an upgraded stereo and the charger, which will be able to use a 900-watt Harmon Kardon system coupled with 18 speakers.
Certainly, the 2016 Jeep SRT Hellcat’s main competitors will be almighty Range Rover Sport SVR and an utterly capable Porsche Cayenne Turbo. This is going to be quite ruthless and very tough fight that will be, definitely, worth of following.
2016 Jeep SRT Hellcat Engine
Under the hood of all-new made Jeep SRT Hellcat will be placed a very potent supercharged 6,2L V8 HEMI engine option. The estimations are showing that this utterly fast&furious motor will be more than able to develop the strength of astonishing 707 hp and to deliver, at the same unit of time, approximately about a 650 lb-ft of torque. These figures simply limit the impossible, we are pretty aware of that fact. It is intended to accelerate of 0-62 mph for less than 4 seconds, and to reach its peak, about a 290 km/h. The engineers from Jeep are planning that this particular powertrain option comes along available matched with masterfully designed, brand new TourqueFlite automatic transmission with eight gears and adjusted to all-wheel drive mode.
Release Date & Price of Jeep SRT Hellcat 2016
The release date for the 2016 Jeep SRT Hellcat is scheduled during the following year. According the speculation, it is expected that the starting price for a base model be around $85,000, which will be more than affordable, when having in our minds that is nearly $15,000 less than the price of the SRT Hellcat’s main competitors.
Here you can take a look at last year’s prototype: