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      02-03-2006, 12:05 PM   #1
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GOOD GAWD!!! 0-60 in 4.5

AND ITS A JEEP!!! just got the latest C&D and it tests the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT at 4.5 to 60 and 13.2 in the 1/4!!! :wow: thats M3 territory. and its a 4800 pound car! holy crap i gotta...get this...i gotta...cant think straight....



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      02-03-2006, 12:07 PM   #2
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i drove my friend's durango w/ a hemi and that engine torque makes you overlook some of that cheap plastic interior.
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yeah, go ahead and get a JEEP because it goes from 0-60 in 4.5s
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yeah I saw the commercial for that and was stoked myself. 4.5 sec for an SUV?? that's pretty bad ass
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how long do you think it will take some moron to flip that truck over and block traffic for the rest of the people who understand that high horsepower does not mix with high center of gravity?

but anyway....looks nice and those #'s are slightly nutty.
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yeah, go ahead and get a JEEP because it goes from 0-60 in 4.5s
wow. yeah. sorry for giving props to a "JEEP." its not german i forgot. i dont care if its a huyndai 13.2 1/4 in a 4800 lbs SUV that comes stock from the factory under 40k is a pretty damn amazing for what it is.
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wow. yeah. sorry for giving props to a "JEEP." its not german i forgot. i dont care if its a huyndai 13.2 1/4 in a 4800 lbs SUV that comes stock from the factory under 40k is a pretty damn amazing for what it is.
this wasn't the point i was trying to make. you can stuff an enzo engine into a dumpster, put wheels on it and make it a dumpster that does 0-60 in 3 seconds. yeah, it's doable, but is that all that you want from a car? i would certainly not get excited about it just because it's really fast...
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I just hope they've improved the suspension and brakes enough so it's not dangerous.

The last thing we need is a vehicle specially for the morons who think their SUV is a sports car, I bet a TON of these end up on their roofs
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I just hope they've improved the suspension and brakes enough so it's not dangerous.

The last thing we need is a vehicle specially for the morons who think their SUV is a sports car, I bet a TON of these end up on their roofs

LOL..I second that. Just what I need is another teen f-ing up traffic on I-285 because he flipped a Jeep that was given to him as a gift or he stole it..
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LOL..I second that. Just what I need is another teen f-ing up traffic on I-285 because he flipped a Jeep that was given to him as a gift or he stole it..
That's RIGHT! B....F....D.! Who gives a flying "F" what the 0-60 numbers are. If you're THAT concerned...go buy a dragster and save everyone else's life on the road!! Another Flamer!!
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I just hope they've improved the suspension and brakes enough so it's not dangerous.

The last thing we need is a vehicle specially for the morons who think their SUV is a sports car, I bet a TON of these end up on their roofs
from C&D- in the skidpad .88 g's (compared to .83 for the 330)
and braking from 70-0 - 178 feet. (same as the XLR-V tested in the issue and on par with most sport cars)

now im not saying this is the greatest thing in the world. but its a really impressive car for what it is. its funny how many people are getting heated because i gave props to a Jeep. imagine if you can get a X5 with the same numbers people here would be praising it till no end. im not saying a jeep is in the same category as a BMW and its BMW forum so i understand the bias but geeze guys lighten up.

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That's RIGHT! B....F....D.! Who gives a flying "F" what the 0-60 numbers are. If you're THAT concerned...go buy a dragster and save everyone else's life on the road!! Another Flamer!!
WTF? again just wanted to say "nice car" but someone gets all crazy. if i wanted a faster car thats what i would gotten but i got a 330 because its a complete package. im on your side. lol. i didnt bash any BMWs and also thats why i put it in the general automotive forum. "save everyone else's life on the road"? what makes you think i dont drive within the limits of the law? dont jump to conclusions. now F-in relax.
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SKIDpad and braking haven't been the issue, it's slalom numbers and quick transitions where SUV's have problems

the jeep's an impressive vehicle, and for the $$ is kick ass
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Shit, I would take one for the money its kick ass!
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i drove my friend's durango w/ a hemi and that engine torque makes you overlook some of that cheap plastic interior.

Nothing can make me overlook a domesic's interior. I cant believe its taking so long for them to realize their designs and materials are complete shit. If there werent so many nationalists, the big three would be wayyyy under right now.
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*Sigh* it's not like we like it. It's that we're impressed by it. It's pretty freaking crazy for an SUV to achieve that kind of performance.
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i know 3 people who rolled their jeeps in high school, older models but i wouldnt feel safe if i wasnt parking.

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*Sigh* it's not like we like it. It's that we're impressed by it. It's pretty freaking crazy for an SUV to achieve that kind of performance.
THANK YOU! finally someone else gets it.
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