A preview of the Jeep Wrangler EV

Back in 2008, Jeep has unveiled their Wrangler EV. The Jeep Wrangler EV theme is “Go Anywhere, Do Anything”. The powertrain of the Jeep EV includes an electric motor, a lithium-ion battery pack and a small gasoline engine used to produce more electricity when needed. With this powertrain the Jeep EV is able to output 268 hp and 400 Nm of torque. That is a lot of power!

The Jeep EV has a small gasoline engine that will use 8 gallons to run for around 400 miles, including 40 miles of zero fuel-consumption and zero-emissions. Check out the video below.



Here some additional specification on the Jeep Wrangler EV:
Body style: Five-passenger SUV
Drivetrain: Electric propulsion, two-wheel drive
Category: Range-extended Electric Vehicle
Power: 200 kW (268 hp)
Energy Recovery: Regenerative braking
Battery: Lithium-ion
Suspension: Front – Solid axle, Rear – Solid axle
Range extender: SULEV gasoline engine and electric generator
Continuous electric power: 70 kW (94 hp)
Charging: Onboard charger, dual voltage
110/120-volt outlet (15A) – standard household power outlet
220/240-volt outlet: (30A) – household appliance power outlet

0-60 mph: Approximately 9 seconds
Quarter Mile Acceleration: Mid-16 seconds
Top speed: Greater than 90 mph
All-electric range: 40 miles
Total driving range: Up to 400 miles