Dealers were presented to the Jeep Recon and Wagoneer EVs during Stellantis’ invite-only event in Las Vegas, among other vehicles.
At a posh event at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Stellantis welcomed several dealers and displayed its whole portfolio of contemporary ideas. They created a seven-year product strategy to prepare for a completely different future. The replacement of the Dodge Durango with a three-row Dodge Stealth SUV was one of the disclosures from the event that an attendee documented. This is a sneak peek at some significant new product photographs captured at the conference. The Dodge Charger Daytona SRT and Ram 1500 Revolution BEV ideas are among them, as expected. But two hot Jeep concepts from the previous year, the Recon and Wagoneer S, may be of greater interest given how little we have seen of them thus far.
Jeep Recon Moab 4xe
Jeep already offers an electric car, at least in Europe, and it’s called the tiny Jeep Avenger. Nevertheless, the front-wheel-drive Jeep Avenger, which isn’t sold in North America, isn’t the type of Jeep that could successfully traverse the Rubicon Trail. The new Recon checks all of those things while also having a boxy, rugged exterior.
The Wrangler is not planned to be replaced by the Recon. Nevertheless, it will be offered solely as an EV and positioned next to it in the lineup. It will be equipped with real off-road goods including e-locker axle technology, Jeep Selec-Terrain traction management, thick trail rubber, tow hooks, and underbody protection. It is based on the new Stellantis STLA Large EV platform.
In addition, the Uconnect media system will include navigation preloaded for some of the most well-traveled overland routes in the nation. The doors and roof may also be removed. Moreover, Jeep claims that the battery will have enough juice to get you across the Rubicon and back to a charging station, in case you’re wondering how you’d go about charging a Recon in the middle of nowhere. Recon EV reservations begin this year, and manufacturing begins the next year.
2024 Jeep Wagoneer S EV
The Wagoneer S, another all-electric Jeep with a different target market in mind, has cars like the BMW iX in its sights. It shares the STLA Large base with the Recon and is similarly constructed, but its driving characteristics and aesthetics are tailored for city driving.
Although Jeep hasn’t provided exact information regarding the battery or charging periods, it did mention a driving range of 644 km/400 miles when it initially introduced the idea last September. That platform can support batteries up to 100 kWh. The idea also stated that it could reach 97 kmh /60 mph in under 3.5 seconds thanks to two electric motors that combined to provide 600 horsepower (608 PS) for its four wheels.
Dodge, Ram, And Chrysler Concepts
The RAM 1500 Revolution electric pickup (although not the production version introduced last month) and the Dodge Charger Daytona SRT were other highlights during the dealer event, as was already known. Yet the nearly extinct Chrysler brand also made an appearance to remind us that it would solely sell electric vehicles starting in 2028.
In 2022, the company unveiled the idea for the 400 horsepower (406 PS), dual-motor Airflow crossover as a competitor to the Ford Mustang Mach-E and Tesla Model Y. Nevertheless, it was already too late and when Chrysler informed us that the actual thing wouldn’t be available until 2024 or 2025. Yet, despite its attractive appearance, the 563-644 km/350–400 mile range sounds reasonable until you realize that the battery pack is a massive 118 kWh.
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