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Jeep is planning on revealing a new concept for a fully electric Wrangler at the Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah that takes place in March.

You can see these two images on Jeep's website


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As long as it performs like a Jeep should and has the range I don't think the lack of a frunk is going to make a difference for most people. It's a Jeep you know what to expect in terms of pros and cons.
 

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Having owned a few Jeeps in the past, if the range is 250 or more, it will be a hit. Of course, it would be really cool if Jeep and Rivian combined their efforts on charging through the "Adventure Network". That partnership would benefit both companies and especially the consumer! I can't think of two better brands for "Adventure" (maybe we could throw Land Rover into the mix too).
 

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Having owned a few Jeeps in the past, if the range is 250 or more, it will be a hit. Of course, it would be really cool if Jeep and Rivian combined their efforts on charging through the "Adventure Network". That partnership would benefit both companies and especially the consumer! I can't think of two better brands for "Adventure" (maybe we could throw Land Rover into the mix too).
Great idea.
Their number one concern should be reach and ensuring all EV owners have easy enough access. But there are smaller networks and larger networks also focusing on those areas. So we might have to deal with the lack of consolidation for now.
 

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Having owned a few Jeeps in the past, if the range is 250 or more, it will be a hit. Of course, it would be really cool if Jeep and Rivian combined their efforts on charging through the "Adventure Network". That partnership would benefit both companies and especially the consumer! I can't think of two better brands for "Adventure" (maybe we could throw Land Rover into the mix too).
It would be a great idea but I'd have to imagine Ford wouldn't be too happy with Rivian working with Jeep.
 

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This is very interesting, Jeep filed a trademark for the name "Magneto" and there's speculation that it could be the name for the electric Wrangler.

 

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This is very interesting, Jeep filed a trademark for the name "Magneto" and there's speculation that it could be the name for the electric Wrangler.

I hope that's a special edition or something and not the actual name. Just keep it simple and call it the electric Wrangler or Wrangler EV.
 

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Jeep officially revealed the Wrangler Magneto concept vehicle today.
  • Axial flux electric motor that operates up to 6,000 rpm
  • 6 speed manual transmission
  • 273 lb.-ft. torque
  • 285 horsepower
  • 0-60 mph in 6.8 seconds
  • Four battery packs with a combined power of 70 kW/h
  • 800-volt system
  • JPP 2-inch lift kit
  • 17-inch Lights
  • Out black metallic wheels with 35-inch mud-terrain tires
  • Custom roll cage
  • Mopar Rock Rails
  • Steel bumpers with a Warn winch
  • Steel belly pan

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A couple years ago that would have gotten me excited... But after seeing details on the Rivian R1T/R1S and GMC Hummer EV, I can't help but "yawn" at this Jeep.

Aside from the 800V architecture, it seems like a major cop out, to me. It feels like Jeep said "ruh roh I guess we better be able to slap an EV label on now" rather than truly embracing the electric future.
 

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Magneto is rearing its head. 70kWh battery, 600 hp 800 lb-ft, 5 mile range. Hellcat transmission, manual 6-speed. I mean maybe haha


I'm sure it's a beast on the rocks. Oh and I'm sure it's a beast in affluent suburbia too.
 
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