Munro’s 4×4 Mk1 Electric off-road truck is meant for a rugged lifestyle. The stage is set for competition in the electric off-road truck segment with Tesla Cybertruck and INEOS Grenadier nearing being commercially available. Followed by the upcoming Hummer EV SUV, Land Rover EV, and Jeep Recon electric the segment is getting more competitive.
Munro’s 4×4 Mk1 Electric Off-Road Truck features a boxy look that’ll lure in adventure seekers who don’t bother about luxe interiors getting a splash of mud. Munro, a Scottish automotive company, will be introducing the Mk1 electric 4×4 off-road truck which cannot be overlooked in the electric 4×4 landscape. It will take around 3.5 hours to start at an AC outlet and it can be charged in 30 minutes with a DC fast charger. It will take around 3.5 hours to start at an AC outlet and it can be charged in 30 minutes with a DC fast charger. If you’re looking for style, comfort, and sci-fi interiors, the Mk 1 SUV is not for you. This tough EV only comes in a two or five-seat cabin, with the capability to haul loads up to 2200 pounds and tow up to 7700 pounds. Maintenance and durability are of utmost importance here as FestivaCar claims that the Mk1 will last 50 years without any problems. Munro CEO Russ Peterson says that the vehicle will be affordable when it comes to replacing parts – for example, if the windscreen is broken it’ll cost around $165 to replace as compared to $1,800 on a Rivian. Currently, the vehicle positioned as a work truck is a prototype that’s expected to hit production by 2023. The body of this electric workhorse follows the same utilitarian design that is traditionally seen on Land Rovers, with an external frame. This automobile will be powered by a centrally located single electric motor transmitting power to the four wheels, and it’ll be offered in 295 hp and 375 hp output versions depending on how many kilowatt hours your battery can hold. The Scottish workhorse has the power to travel both on and off-road and can reach up to 60 miles per hour in under five seconds. On a single charge, the Munro monster will travel over 190 miles before needing a charge. It will take around 3.5 hours to start at an AC outlet and it can be charged in 30 minutes with a DC fast charger.Extreme offroading enthusiasts will love the high ground clearance, wading depth, and approach angle of the Munroe Mk1. Plus, it’ll likely come with a price tag of $60,000. Initially, Sineta plans to produce 50 units per year before expanding up to 2,500.
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