Power can corrupt anyone. Even horsepower is capable of turning any rational motorist into a race-ready fiend willing to switch on launch control at every stoplight.
The Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is a great example of corruption on four wheels—it combines the utility and comfort of a sensible SUV with the illogical 707-horsepower supercharged V8 from the Hellcat.
Jeff Glucker from The Hooniverse found this out first-hand during his video review of the Trackhawk, explaining that he wasn’t able to keep his foot out of the throttle for any measurable length of time. When its as easy as throwing it into Drive and mashing the go-pedal, it’s easy to see why he averaged under 10 mpg.
Of course, the Trackhawk isn’t just about beating unsuspecting supercars off the line—it can do a whole bunch of other stuff as well. Check out Glucker’s full video review below, and remember: Power corrupts. Even horsepower.