Fiat Chrysler has already confirmed it will be producing a Jeep Grand Cherokee Hellcat (or ‘Trackhawk’ as it’s often been referred to) following the success of the Grand Cherokee SRT and the Dodge Charger and Challenger Hellcat. Recently, a prototype for the Grand Cherokee Hellcat was spied testing by Autoblog photographers, giving us a sneak peek at the high-horsepower SUV before it debuts later this year or in early 2017.
These photos don’t give us much to work with, seeing as the prototype looks identical to a standard Grand Cherokee SRT save for the black camouflage over the front end. We were expecting the Grand Cherokee Hellcat to have some sort of hood scoop to feed air to the supercharged 707 horsepower 6.2-liter V8 engine, but this prototype doesn’t have one. This leads us to believe the redesigned grille delivers ample amounts of airflow, or this isn’t a Grand Cherokee Hellcat prototype but rather a facelifted Grand Cherokee SRT.
Check out the photos over on Autoblog and decide for yourself what this mysterious Grand Cherokee prototype might be. If you’re yearning for more Grand Cherokee Hellcat coverage, click here to see a video of a prototype of the supercharged SUV undergoing acceleration tests at FCA’s testing facility in Michigan.