2013 Land Rover Defender Electric Concept
Land Rover Defender Electric Concept
Nation Roamer is chronic to genius British initiation and up-to-date self-propelling technology by launching seven-spot new Galvanising Defender models at the 2013 Hollands Motive Shew. The search fomite delivers cipher emissions patch retaining its yobbo, go-anywhere capableness.
“Investment in creation has perpetually been the lifeblood of our job and our technology teams are running difficult to recrudesce forward-looking new engineering to allow sustainable motoring solutions,” aforesaid Trick Edwards, State Scouter World Blade Manager.
The banner diesel and gearbox sustain been replaced by a 70kW (94bhp), 330Nm electrical motive twin with a 300-volt, lithium-ion bombardment with a content of 27kWh, big a ambit of more 50 miles. In distinctive, low swiftness off-road use it can finale for capable octad hours earlier recharging. The barrage can be amply supercharged by a 7kW quick courser in four-spot hours, or a portable 3kW courser in 10 hours.
The galvanising vehicles (EVs) hold the Withstander’s fabled 4wd organization and derivative interlock. Because the galvanizing drive delivers maximal torsion from the mo it starts, thither’s no motive for cogwheel shift and the transmittal comprises a unity swiftness, 2.7:1 step-down gearbox combined with the existent Withstander 4wd organization. A limited edition of Demesne Roamer’s Terrain Reception® Organisation has likewise been integrated.
The vehicles were highly-developed by Farming Scouter’s Ripe Technology Squad pursual successful trials of the Defender-based electrical fomite, Leopard 1. The vehicles’ capableness has been tried in utmost and environmentally sensible weather, demonstrating capabilities not divided by ceremonious road-going EVs. Trials included pull a 12-tonne ‘route gear’ up a 13 pct slope and wading to a deepness of 800mm.
In retention with State Roamer’s ‘Trample Softly’ ism the polish, low-speed capacity of the electrical drivetrain makes the Galvanizing Defenders peculiarly fountainhead suitable to mounting obstacles without detrimental the background unnecessarily.
The bombardment weighs 410kg and is mounted in the figurehead of the Shielder in spot of the diesel. Curbing angle is 100kg more a canonic Withstander 110 and ranges from 2055kg to 2162kg depending whether the trunk manner is a pick-up, heavy top or waggon.
All the major components in the galvanic powertrain – including the barrage, inverter and centrifugal – are air-cooled kinda than liquified cooled, rescue a considerable come of angle and complexness and adding hardiness. Regenerative braking has been optimised to such an extent that victimisation Mound Bloodline Restraint, the motive can engender 30kW of electricity. Because the bombardment engineering can be aerated really promptly at a rank of capable doubly its capacitance of 54kW without reduction shelling living, nearly all of the regenerated zip can be cured and stored. Capable 80 percentage of the k.e. in the fomite can be healed therein way, contingent weather.
“This labor is playing as a wheeling lab for Demesne Roamer to appraise galvanic vehicles, evening in the about grueling all-terrain weather. It gives us a fortune to germinate and exam roughly of the technologies that may one day be introduced into next Nation Roamer models,” aforementioned Antony Harpist, Panther Country Scouter Nous of Enquiry.
Although thither are no plans for the all-terrain Galvanic Protector to introduce serial yield, the 7 EVs bequeath enter avail in specialiser applications afterward in 2013.