It used to be the case that fast SUVs were just beefed up trucks with enormous engines packed into them. These days, this is definitely not the case. In fact, SUVs that are hugely powerful can actually be found at most local dealerships that come with huge amounts of power already built into them. These modern SUVs come with huge brakes that will slow them down from very high speeds very quickly, and they are built so that they won’t flip. Although these trucks are available, they are definitely not cheap. However, if you can get your hands on one, it is definitely worth the money.
Here are some of the fastest SUVs that came from 2014.
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT
What you may have noticed about the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee is the fact that there were many upgrades that were made. One of the biggest changes that came with this model was the transmission. It now comes with an eight-speed gearbox, rather than the previous five-speed model. This allows a range of speeds, all of which offer a lot of power. This model boasts a 470 horsepower engine and a massive amount of power. If you are looking for a speedy truck, then this is definitely a model that should be considered.
2014 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG
Mercedes is one of the biggest car manufacturers in the world, and they really entered into the truck market with their mid-size 2014 SUV. Featuring a 5.5 litre V8 engine, this particular model is very powerful indeed. With seven speeds available, this SUV can go from 0 to 6mph in a matter of seconds, 4.7 to be precise. If you are looking for luxury as well as speed, then this is definitely the SUV for you.
2014 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged
This Range Rover has been completely redesigned from the model from the previous year. This supercharged beast is 700lb lighter than the previous model. This means that it is a lot faster than the previous model as well. With a 510 horsepower engine, this supercharged beast can reach 60mph in exactly 5 seconds. For those seeking a reliable, robust truck, this is a definite contender. It is affordable, robust, and certainly reliable. If you want a truck that will stand the test of time, then you should definitely consider this particular model.
2014 BMW X6 M
By looking at this car, many people would assume that it is far too large to deliver any serious speed. However, this is definitely not the case. This BMW is actually able to reach 60mph in an impressive 4.5 seconds. It is the turbocharged V8 litre engine that allows it to do so. The 6 speed automatic transmission is built to deliver speed and power in a matter of seconds. If you think that you can handle this kind of power, then this is the SUV for you. As well as this, it features a beautiful modern design that will have heads turning wherever you go, without a doubt.
2014 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S
What many people may not be aware of is the fact that Porsche was actually on the brink of a financial disaster. However, it was this SUV that really saved them. This is actually the best selling model from Porsche. If you want a truck that will allow you to travel at very high speeds, whilst being safe at the same time, then this is the SUV for you. This truck can reach 60mph in a matter of 4.3 seconds. So, if you want to test your nerve and your speed, then this may be the perfect SUV for you.
2014 Audi SQ5
This particular model is actually very similar to a previous model. However, it is much faster. Featuring a supercharged V6 engine, it really does pack a massive punch. It boasts a 345 horsepower engine, giving it that extra boost. It can reach 60mph in a very reasonable 5.2 seconds.
2014 Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged
If you have taken a look at the Range Rover Sport Supercharged, then you will have noticed that it boasts a supercharged V8 engine. It is this engine that is found in this model as well. This is a much larger model, and it is only 0.1 seconds slower than the SUV mentioned above. This model offers security, reliability, and a huge amount of power.
2014 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG
Again, this truck is loosely based on a previous model. However, the previous model is much smaller. The previous model is also designed to be a bit of a cruising model. This model, however, is designed to deliver a lot more power than the previous model. This particular truck is able to reach 60mph in a very respectable 5.4 seconds. So, if you are seeking speed and power, as well as a truck that is designed to be highly robust, then this may be a truck that you should be considering.
2014 Ford Explorer Sport
If you are looking for something affordable, then the 2014 Ford Explorer is definitely something that you should be considering. This SUV is the cheapest model on this list. It boasts a 3.5 litre V6 engine with twin turbochargers, allowing this vehicle to really pack a punch. If you are seeking speed and safety, this is the truck for you.
2014 BMW X5 xDrive50i
This particular truck is one of the leading family SUVs that BMW have come up with. However, although it is a family vehicle, it also boasts a massive amount of horsepower, meaning that it is ideal for the speed freaks. It boasts a turbocharged 4.4 litre V8 engine. It can reach 60mph within 4.9 seconds. This would have been classed as a sports car a few years back. However, these days, this is not the case.