AutosElectric Range Rover embraces the wild side: extensive testing promises off-road prowess and quick charging

Electric Range Rover embraces the wild side: extensive testing promises off‑road prowess and quick charging

Range Rover
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9:06 AM EST, December 13, 2023

Engineers deeply appreciate the current standard set by Land Rover's flagship model and have made it their mission to create the quietest, most refined electric propulsion in an off-road capable automobile, specially reserved for the Range Rover.

In preparation for challenges, even in difficult terrains, the car's chassis has been developed in a way that is not commonly seen in battery-powered cars. Global road tests in various regions, ranging from Sweden to Dubai, and across temperatures from -40°C to +50°C (-40°F to 122°F), have been initiated.

The physical testing program has been tailored to accommodate the first fully electric Range Rover. This includes testing the durability of the electric drivetrain, the chassis, the battery's lifespan, the floorboard's integrity, and vehicle dynamics in relation to decreased thermal parameters.

All indications suggest that this vehicle will be as painstakingly prepared as the Defender, unveiled a few years ago, and just as revolutionary. The car is expected to ford depths up to 33.46 inches and can reportedly drive through shallower widths at speeds up to 31 mph. The entire drivetrain, including batteries, is being manufactured in Solihull, UK. The vehicle employs an 800-volt architecture that enables rapid charging.

In anticipation of the official start for accepting orders from a broader customer base, the British manufacturer has already opened the waiting list for the Range Rover Electric.

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