Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 Alpine Edition launched in South Africa image

Jeep has recently announced the launch of the Grand Cherokee SRT8 Alpine Edition in South Africa, where the model is available from R864,990.

According to the North American based automaker, the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 Alpine Edition available to South Africans is based on the pre-facelifted version of the model. The powerful SUV is getting a Bright White exterior finish, bespoke glossy hood badge, glossy front grille surrounds and inserts, a rear light bar and step pad, door badge, SRT8 badge on the rear liftgate, Black Vapor Chrome finish for the 20-inch alloy wheels and much more. Thanks to these upgrades, the Alpine Edition can easily stand out from a crowd.

Power to the 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 Alpine Edition is still being provided by the 6.4 liter HEMI V8 engine, which is producing a total output of 462 HP (344 kW) and it has a peak torque of 624 Nm (460 lb-ft). The Grand Cherokee SRT8 Alpine Edition can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in five seconds and it can reach a top speed of 257 km/h (160 mph). Only 95 units of the model will be available in Africa and its price has been set at R864,990.