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Old 12-22-2011, 09:39 AM
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cracks me up-- folks who own the WK1 knocking the build quality of the WK2


I won't tell you what to do. I drove a new ML, and a used AMG. Loved them. Owned 2 BMWs in the last 6 years (one a 745Li, and my current 11 second 335Xi-love them) 3 srts (including the current WK2), the 09 CTS-V- obviously loved them all and am a car nut.

The thing that got me most interested in the SRT jeep for 2012 was actually my 2011 Jeep GC overland- the new platform (the ML platform).

The build quality, interior richness, ride, handling- are what all the experts are saying they are and why it has won so many awards. Torsional rigidity and all the stuff that makes German Cars so desirable- this car has it.

They just took all that and put the SRT version together. So I trusted it (had driven the new overland, and the old WK1- but had to trust the merging of the two into the WK2).

After 5000 miles- including all weather conditions and the track, and hitting every curvy road I can find, I AM SO GLAD I DID. I had considered the ML AMG, a BMW X5M- but for the money I spent, I could not be happier with my 2012SRT Jeep. Great ride, superb performance handling, acceleration, mind blowing brakes, lush interior, world class sound system, technology- the whole package. It compares to the same "high" i used to get from my 09 CTS-V.

There is a VERY good chance Mopar will have a supercharger for it in 2013 if not sooner (aftermarket)

It will not dissapoint- its the real deal.
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Slightly exaggerated.
MSRP on a 2005 S500 was $85,000, current TMV is $25,000. Perhaps you and m4xm1l1on should do some research before high fiving.
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MSRP on a 2005 S500 was $85,000, current TMV is $25,000. Perhaps you and m4xm1l1on should do some research before high fiving.
I read that you thought a used X5M bought for $65-$70k would depreciate another 60k or 70% in 6 years.
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I read that you thought a used X5M bought for $65-$70k would depreciate another 60k or 70% in 6 years.
How, that makes zero sense? What car depreciates to a value of zero in 6 years? And wouldnt' that have been a 95-100% ratio instead of my 70%? Nice try at a save, but the goal still stands.

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How, that makes zero sense? Nice try at a save, but the goal still stands.
You're right. You clearly know how I interpreted your statement.
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You're right. You clearly know how I interpreted your statement.
No, I am agreeing with you, I literally have no idea how you could have interpreted that statement the way you did.
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cracks me up-- folks who own the WK1 knocking the build quality of the WK2


I won't tell you what to do. I drove a new ML, and a used AMG. Loved them. Owned 2 BMWs in the last 6 years (one a 745Li, and my current 11 second 335Xi-love them) 3 srts (including the current WK2), the 09 CTS-V- obviously loved them all and am a car nut.

The thing that got me most interested in the SRT jeep for 2012 was actually my 2011 Jeep GC overland- the new platform (the ML platform).

The build quality, interior richness, ride, handling- are what all the experts are saying they are and why it has won so many awards. Torsional rigidity and all the stuff that makes German Cars so desirable- this car has it.

They just took all that and put the SRT version together. So I trusted it (had driven the new overland, and the old WK1- but had to trust the merging of the two into the WK2).

After 5000 miles- including all weather conditions and the track, and hitting every curvy road I can find, I AM SO GLAD I DID. I had considered the ML AMG, a BMW X5M- but for the money I spent, I could not be happier with my 2012SRT Jeep. Great ride, superb performance handling, acceleration, mind blowing brakes, lush interior, world class sound system, technology- the whole package. It compares to the same "high" i used to get from my 09 CTS-V.

There is a VERY good chance Mopar will have a supercharger for it in 2013 if not sooner (aftermarket)

It will not dissapoint- its the real deal.
Thanks very much. I had a sense from lurking since August that a lot of folks on this forum had experience with these other vehicles. So I assume that Mopar supercharger would not void warranty if installed by dealer.

This is not going to be an easy decision.
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Let's see, someone just posted that a 2012 SRT in Edmonton is 81k vs 49 for and AMG. Think of the mods you could do.....do I need to keep going really.
Oh please ur just a hater
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Go **** your self douch bag, It's my opinion. If you don't like it too bad. Man are you a sensitive little prick.

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Go **** your self douch bag, It's my opinion. If you don't like it too bad. Man are you a sensitive little prick.
LOL holy crap I was just teasing man its a forum, relax. wow someone has some anger issues

Guess your very sensative, Im trully so so sorry .

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