While the Jeep essentially introduces a fully electric vehicle, it goes a long way in saying that it is not possible to use a traditional drivetrain layout that is unusual for a magnet.
There is no vehicle in the world that can match the iconic status of the Jeep Wrangler. Mountain off-roader is famous all over the world for its mountain, tail, mud pits or rock climbing power. So, for good reason, neither the automaker nor all the car manufacturers that have owned the Chrysler / Dodge / RAM and Jeep brands for years have had much success in the confusion.
But the time has come to imagine the Jeep: rearranging the new Wrangler for the future. It has to go into electricity. Now, before you jeep fanatics call this writer’s head fire and brimstone, you need to put your stitches down and realize I’m one of you.
While Jeep is in danger of losing market share to the maker of the American EV, the truth is that Tesla has given proven batteries and electric motors are now available, and they will continue to occupy a large part of the automotive landscape. Jeep dives should be done for environmental and performance reasons.
In fact, Jeep knew he had to accept electrification. He created a whole microsite for a program called “The Way Forward”. The site is accompanied by a video focusing on patriotic freedom, before, in an area known as the “Leading Road”, the latest Grand Cherokee and Reincarnation Wagon R, shown by the latest “American Adventure Electrified” section.
The first product featured under Jeep’s electrification initiative is the brand’s 2021 Wrangler 4xe. It produces 375 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque with an electric motor with a 2.05 liter four cylinder engine and a 17-kilowatt hour battery pack. It can do 0-60 in 6 seconds and go 21 miles on lightning alone. This is a great first step, but one that was taken many years ago.
Jeep says it plans to continue improving the magnets over the next few years, and while watching their progress with interest, I don’t understand how their engineers will gather the most useful knowledge. It does not make sense to build an electric vehicle based on a map designed to run on petrol.
If you’ve ever seen a high-space Tesla in a traction area, you already know that electric motors produce more torque than a petrol engine, which is ideal for an off roader. The transmission is definitely not needed, possibly transmission, a conventional transmission case, as it strips each spinning gears of performance and power, takes up space, and increases cost, complexity, and weight.
While the Jeep essentially introduces a fully electric vehicle, it goes a long way in saying that it is not possible to use a traditional drivetrain layout that is unusual for a magnet. Some kind of two-speed transmission case or print system may or may not be desirable, and I have no doubt that Jeep’s best designers and engineers can find it all.
The magnet is something that GP should have tested a decade ago, after recovering from its disgusting and best-forgotten years of cost-cutting private equity.
Now, the Jeep must be very close to produce a full electric-f-roader. With round headlights, removable doors and tops, and yes, folding windshields, it should be easily identified as a Wrangler descendant. He should boast a reasonable range of 200 miles or more, and he should be able to negotiate in the off-road territory.
This legendary electric Jeep is for sale with the current Wrangler, powered by a turbocharged four-cylinder engine, V6, plug-in hybrid and yes, a 470-horsepower Rubicon 392 6.4-liter V8. . This is not and / or circumstance. Give customers what they want and are willing to spend big bucks to buy, but don’t forget the number of out-of-town pickers and buyers that the main way to protect it is electric vehicles.
A hard-core jeep abuser would welcome a vehicle like an electrified Wrangler with some open arms if it would help them cope with their preferred routes. The same torque that allows Tesla to jump off the line can help overcome any obstacles made of rock or wood. This will reduce a lot of unwanted noise and exhaust sparks, but it’s definitely a secondary benefit for enthusiasts.
Now, it’s fair to say that not every Jeep enthusiast wants to use an electric runner in any off-roading situation. Some tracks are very long, and take some time. Other owners live better off the attacked route without access to charging stations. For some of those buyers, Jeep plans to install solar charging stations at some popular road locations. For the rest of the people, it already has a very efficient and popular Wrangler site to continue building and refining.