Originally Posted by gonzorelic
im sure the awd will help at pikes peak or any auto-x track. theres no way awd only does good in icy conditions and doesnt do squat for the twisties. thats crap. im telling you if you think im wrong find a srt-8, challenge him to 3-5 laps, and make sure you video it. by the time you both get to the first corner you will be a good margin behind him and i doubt you will pass him even tho your car does do a little better in the turns. it just is not gonna have the raw UMPH to pass the jeep. all he has to do is come out of the corner and stomp it and your gonna be getting smaller in his mirror. im not downing the svt i love mine but i wont be revving or smack talking to any srt-8 cherokees any time soon. they are a force to be reckoned with. yeah they weigh alot more but they have the torque, hp, brakes, suspension, and traction to back it up.
In the straight away sure, but in
the curves themselves, your out of your mind. It's still a top heavy poorly distributed SUV even with those upgrades. It will out handel most other SUVs though.