Along with the Wrangler Backcountry, Jeep will unveil a special edition Cherokee model at this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show. Dubbed Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Night, the high-performance SUV comes with distinctive visual features and upgrade equipment inside the cabin.
On the styling front, 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Night features Gloss Black roof, rear spoiler, front grille bezels, B and C pillars and side window surrounds and Satin Black badges, plus a set of split five-spoke “5Ten” 20-inch wheels finished in Satin Black which does a good job of showing off the SUV’s Brembo brakes. Available body colors include include Velvet Red, Billet Silver and Granite Crystal.
Inside the cabin you are greeted by Black Laguna leather with Silver accent stitching and Light Black Chrome bezels, and benefit from, depending on what boxes you tick on the options list, a dual-pane sunroof, a 19-speaker 825-watt Harman Kardon stereo system, trailer tow package, three-season tires, a full-size spare tire and a dual-screen rear entertainment system.
Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Night is powered by a 475 horsepower and 470 lb.-ft. of torque 6.4-liter V-8 engine with Fuel Saver Technology which enables a 0-60 time of 4.8 seconds, 0-100-0 mph in 16.3 seconds, quarter mile in the mid 13-second range and a top speed of 160 mph. The car also has track-ready suspension adaptive damping and a Selec-Track Traction Control system.