Tue. Sep 27th, 2022

Stelantis has laid out its strategic plan for 2030, and it contains some shocking product bulletins. Most sudden was the reveal of Jeep’s first all-electric SUV. It doesn’t camouflage or conceal in shade. It’s proper there.

Oddly, this flashy yellow SUV does not have a reputation, or no less than Stelantis hasn’t shared it. It appears prefer it’s a comparatively small SUV, presumably across the dimension of a Compass. In fact, with the pliability of packaging made attainable by electrification, it may be troublesome to guage the precise dimension of an EV from pictures alone (take the surprisingly sizable Hyundai Ionic 5, for instance).

The design is what we’d anticipate from Jeep. It is suitably chunky, with chiseled fender strains and loads of plastic cladding. It additionally will get contrasting roof colours and cut up headlights. The rear doorways have a hidden deal with within the C-pillar, and the taillights have an “X” motif, just like that of the Renegade.

Jeep has additionally not given any details about the powertrain. If it is as small as we predict, it could possibly be on the STLA Small Platform, which might accommodate anyplace from 37 to 82 kWh capability and a spread of 300 miles. We should always know extra inside the 12 months, as it’s going to launch in early 2023. It is also not the one absolutely electrical Jeep on the best way. Stelantis introduced that each a extra off-road targeted mannequin and a “way of life household SUV” shall be launched in 2024 as a part of a significant EV push.

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