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Jeep Avenger 4X4 EV idea previews dual-motor variant | Autocar India

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Avenger 4X4 EV SUV idea will get higher strategy, departure angles, and extra floor clearance.

Whereas Jeep has already revealed particulars of the Avenger EV SUV, the model has now previewed a future AWD model of the electrical SUV with the Avenger 4X4 idea. Showcased on the ongoing Paris Motor Present 2022, the Avenger 4X4 will get a dual-motor set-up for its EV powertrain.

  • Avenger 4X4 will get dual-motor EV set-up
  • Seems extra rugged than the usual Avenger EV
  • Vary will likely be barely lower than the Avenger FWD

Jeep Avenger 4X4: AWD model incoming

Jeep had earlier introduced that every one their SUVs, together with the EVs, may have an AWD model. The Avenger EV SUV presently has solely a FWD set-up, and in an effort to have an AWD Avenger, Jeep will add one other electrical motor to its rear axle, based on sources. Whereas the model has not revealed any specs for the Avenger 4X4, we count on the identical motor, which presently powers the FWD model, to be added to the rear axle as nicely.

Jeep Avenger 4X4: anticipated powertrain and vary   

The Avenger’s front-mounted motor, in present kind, is nice for 154hp and 260Nm of torque. Nevertheless, it stays to be seen whether or not the e-motor put in on the rear will likely be similar.

If Jeep decides so as to add the identical motor on the Avenger’s rear axle, it may have a mixed energy output of round 300hp and over 500Nm of torque, on a compact SUV which is simply round 4 meters in size. So far as battery goes, the AWD model is predicted to hold over the identical 54kWh unit. Whereas the usual FWD Avenger EV has a spread of round 400km on the WLTP cycle, the AWD model may see a drop, due to the added weight of the second motor.

Jeep Avenger 4X4: will get off-road particular adjustments

In idea kind, the Avenger 4X4 will get off-road particular tweaks that embody an strategy angle of 21 levels, departure angle of 34 levels, and a breakover angle of 20 levels. As well as, floor clearance is over 200mm, which is greater than the FWD Avenger EV SUV. It additionally contains beauty adjustments like an extra built-in floodlight and a brand new light-weight, scratchproof roof cargo, fitted with a brand new belt system. Jeep mentioned the idea additionally options an anti-reflective bonnet sticker and anti-scratch therapy.

The Avenger EV in FWD set-up will go on sale in some worldwide markets late subsequent 12 months or in early 2024. It stays to be seen if the usual Avenger EV SUV or the Avenger 4X4 involves India in future.

Jeep, then again, will launch the latest-gen Grand Cherokee SUV in India someday subsequent month, and you’ll learn extra on that right here.

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