Jaco Van Der Merwe
Head of Motoring
7 minute read
22 Nov 2019
8:59 am

Throwing (the Jeep Grand Cherokee Track) hawk among pigeons

Jaco Van Der Merwe

Being on the Highveld and using 95 octane petrol instead of something more at home in an aeroplane always contribute when comparing the numbers we achieve at Gerotek to those manufacturers claim

When the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk was launched at the start of the year, the American carmaker proudly proclaimed an impressive list of new standards its flagship vehicle sets. When we finally managed to get our hands on the Trackhawk a few weeks ago, it also set the new benchmark for social media engagement across our range of platforms. And this sudden explosion amid our two-day test period were all down to one figure: the 0-100 km/h time. Road test editor Mark Jones reached 100 km/h from a standstill in 4.42 sec at the Gerotek Testing Facilities. One hell of...