Carmakers and car lovers are eagerly waiting for electric cars, currently, the EV Market is dominating the United States, China, and Europe. Keeping with the tradition of SUVs that saw a hike in terms of launches in the past decade, off road electric car SUV is an area where most of the manufacturers are focusing on.
As per the sources, dozens of off-road electric vehicles are planned and to be launched by mid-decade.
Here Goes The Top 6 Best Off Road Electric Car Vehicles SUV
Tesla CyberTruck Quad Motor
The Cybertruck promises to be the most exciting launch in the automotive industry this year. One of the most anticipated off-road electric Car SUVs is certainly Tesla’s Cybertruck. This was confirmed by the man himself Elon Musk on 3rd December 2021. Musk confirmed that Quad Motor Cybertruck will be the first one to hit the production lines and revealed that its ultra motors would provide “Ultra-Fast response” and it will also offer extra towing capacity. As of now, production has been delayed due to the shortage of global chips. Musk revealed the company would begin its production soon but the constraints on the supply chain might hike up their price to over a million dollars and this would be for commercial purposes. The new plan to start manufacturing of Cybertruck is likely to start in Mid-2023.
Hummer EV SUV
GMC’s Hummer EV SUV is a major attraction when it comes to electric SUVs. The electric off-road vehicles from GM stable had a lot of promises, this is due to its advanced platform that is seen on the Hummer EV pickup. The Hummer EV would be the company’s next launch, promising similar strength but in SUV Body Style.
As the far as the pricing of the Hummer EV is concerned, on 18 June 2022 GM rolled a price hike of USD 4,655 for the GMC Hummer SUV. This price hike implies EV2, EV2X, and EV3X trims but not the edition 1 trim.
As per the report of GMC, the Hummer EV series are currently on pause and the last trucks got sold out for at least two years.
The Vanderhall Brawley is the only model that is not listed as an automobile, which means that it is not road-legal. This is available mainly in three variants.
The base variant does not have a roof and exhibits the character one expects from an off-roader just like Jeep Wrangler has a removable roof. The Brawley has an electric motor at each wheel and like Hummer EV, it can crab walk in addition to performing a ‘tank turn’ and low-speed incline crawling.
Adding to the list of electric off-road vehicles with quad motor capability is the future Mercedes EQG. EQG will have four electric motors closer to the wheels, making all the wheels individually controllable. This setup makes it compellable like a G wagon.
Building the EQG on the ladder frame as the normal G-class would ensure it offers similar levels of robustness. Another benefit of that, compared to developing it from the ground up on a new EV platform, would be reduced development cost and thus a lower price tag and a quicker time to market. As far as the pricing is concerned it would be around $140,000- 190,000.
The Jeep Recon is an off-road SUV Conceived as a 100% Jeep 4X4 and 100 Electric. It is a true trail-rated model having the capability of driving back home on a single charging. Jeep plans to open reservations for the electric off-roader in the US in early 2023 and manufacture the same in 2024. The Recon will debut in 2024 and the recon should be priced between $60,000-75000
Land Rover Defender EV
The Land Rover is currently one of the most capable off-road vehicles on the market. The British automaker will be electrifying the boxy-off roader, most probably during the SUV’s mid-life update, and the debut of the car is planned for 2025.
All three variants of Landover Defender are to be fully electric and according to the auto express magazine, that will not stay for a long period of time. The British Car maker will be electrifying off-roader might debut in 2025. As per the pricing, it will be around USD 100,000.
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Frequently Asked Questions to Off-Road Electric Vehicles Car SUV
Are electric motors good for off roading?
Off-roading requires immense power and great deal of torque. EVs provide immense torque and power making it perfect for off-roading.
Can you do a big road trip in an electric car?
As of now, there is nothing wrong in saying that long journey with EVs might take more time than petrol or diesel car. Don’t stretch a bit, make journey of 1 to 2 days. How long will EV motors last?
There are certain factors that will affect the overall life of EVs. However, the life of EV car is up to 15-20 years.