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The Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 defines the guilty pleasure found in excess
5 Oct 2012
THE Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 has arrived in Australia with a bang, five months behind schedule but with a price tag $15k below what most of us in the media – and if Jeep is to be believed, most of its 250-person waiting list – predicted.
A thumping V8-powered luxury off-roader that can keep pace with German uber-SUVs more than three times the price – at least in a straight line – what’s not to admire? At the risk of admonition from environmental groups, the answer is not very much at all.
Push the start button for the first time, and it becomes immediately apparent that this is about as politically incorrect as a car can get. For a variety of reasons – chiefly the time and we place we live in – this is exactly what it ought to be.
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Model release date: 1 October 2012 to 1 June 2013
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