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RSS Video: Watch this 840-hp Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 walk away from GT-Rs and M3s

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This last-generation Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 does things that SUVs just shouldn't be able to do, like win drag races against tuned Nissan GT-R and BMW M3 coupes. Granted, the owner isn't coming into this fight with a stock Jeep - far from it. In addition to twin turbos whistling away, he says the engine is a 449-cubic-inch V8, which is nearly 7.4 liters of displacement.

As it runs here, the driver claims that the turbos are pumping out around 14 psi of boost to give an estimated 840 horsepower. What's more, he further maintains the powertrain could reach around 1,200 hp with things fully cranked up. Even somewhat dialed back, this Jeep is ready to take on a breadth of formidable challengers, including a couple of Chevrolet Corvette models and a Lamborghini Aventador. Check out the video to see how this menacing Grand Cherokee fares in a day at the races.

Continue reading Watch this 840-hp Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 walk away from GT-Rs and M3s

Watch this 840-hp Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 walk away from GT-Rs and M3s originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 10 Dec 2014 19:59:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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