Jeep unveils its 1st electric SUVs for North America, Europe
Jeep will begin promoting two totally electrical SUVs in North America and one other one in Europe over the subsequent two years.
The brand new EVs, Jeep’s first, are a part of the Stellantis model’s plans to transform half of its US gross sales and all of its European gross sales to battery-electric autos by 2030. They’re the primary for the model, and executives are promising that they’ll be totally able to off-road journey.
The brand new autos embrace the Jeep Recon, a four-wheel-drive midsize SUV in regards to the dimension of the Jeep Wrangler and rival Ford’s gas-powered Bronco Sport. Will probably be produced at an undisclosed North American manufacturing unit beginning in 2024. No vary, efficiency figures or costs had been launched.
Jeep additionally will begin making an all-electric Wagoneer S midsize luxurious SUV in 2024 that can also go off highway. The electrical extension of the Wagoneer sub-brand is predicted to go 400 miles on a single cost, have 600 horsepower, and have the ability to journey from zero to 60 miles per hour in about 3.5 seconds.
The Wagoneer S additionally might be in-built North America at a yet-to-be disclosed manufacturing unit. No costs had been launched on this SUV both.
Heading for Europe subsequent 12 months would be the Jeep Avenger compact SUV, the model’s first totally electrical automobile. Jeep says the small Avenger, with 250 miles of vary per cost, gained’t be coming to the US. It’s higher fitted to Europe, the place there’s a powerful marketplace for smaller autos, executives mentioned.
The Avenger might be formally unveiled Oct. 17 on the Paris Motor Present. It’s going to arrive in showrooms early subsequent 12 months.
Jeep additionally plans to introduce 4 all-electric SUVs in North America and Europe by the tip of 2025, the executives mentioned.
The Recon, although, is not going to change the Jeep Wrangler small SUV, mentioned Christian Meunier, the model CEO. “The Wrangler is the icon,” he mentioned, with out saying there could be an electrical Wrangler.
Jeep, he mentioned, is on a path to develop into the main zero-emission SUV model throughout the globe. The corporate has a purpose of promoting the SUVs in China, executives mentioned.