Jeep has launched in South Africa a limited Alpine Edition of the 2013 Grand Cherokee SRT8.

Jeep has launched in South Africa a limited Alpine Edition of the 2013 Grand Cherokee SRT8.

Based on the pre-facelift variant, the Alpine Edition comes with a Bright White paintjob with a Black Vapor Chrome finish for the 20-inch, 5-spoke alloys. In addition, there are various bespoke glossy black appointments like the hood badge, front grille surrounds and inserts, door badge, rear light bar and step pad, along with rear liftgate SRT8 badge accent.

Power comes from the same HEMI V8 6.4-liter engine producing 462 hp (344 kW) and 624 Nm (460 lb-ft) of torque. It takes five seconds to complete the 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) run and is able to reach a top speed of 160 mph (257 km/h).

Already available at Jeep dealerships in South Africa, the special edition is limited to only 95 units and costs R864,990.

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2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 Alpine Edition launched in South Africa