2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 Adds Black-Trimmed Alpine and Vapor Special Editions
True to their minimalist Spy vs. Spy appearance, only a few subtle details of the Alpine and Vapor special editions of the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 betray their exclusivity: gloss black grille surrounds and inserts, hood and door badges, a rear light bar (located on the hatch in between the taillamps), a bumper step pad, and a set of bespoke Black Vapor Chrome–finished split five-spoke 20-inch wheels. Other than that, the Alpine and the Vapor are identical to the plain-ol’ Grand Cherokee SRT8.
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The MSRP for both the Alpine and Vapor special editions is $63,415, representing a $2495 premium over the 2013 Grand Cherokee SRT8’s price of $60,920. Regardless of how you choose to adorn the exterior of your Grand Cherokee SRT8, you’ll get a full suite of options including adaptive cruise control; blind-spot and rear cross-path detection; forward collision warning; a leather-wrapped instrument panel, center console, and door trim; and a power liftgate.
All 2013 Grand Cherokee SRT8s carry on with the same 470-hp, 6.4-liter V-8 and five-speed automatic transmission as last year. Quadra-Trac SRT on-demand all-wheel drive divvies up the power for optimal traction in any situation. True, most owners probably will never put a wheel off pavement, but it’s nice to know the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 has the hardware to back up that fancy paint job.