Vanderhall is making the shift from three wheels to 4 with a brand new electrical off-roader referred to as the Brawley.
Reservations open July 15, whereas deliveries are anticipated to start in 2022, per Vanderhall’s web site.
So, what precisely is the Vanderhall Brawley? It is prone to be thought-about a UTV, the bigger cousins of ATVs and that includes car-like side-by-side seating. Vanderhall additionally claims the Brawley could have some car-like creature comforts, corresponding to a sealed cabin with an air filter and local weather management. A Bluetooth audio system and heated steering wheel will probably be obtainable as effectively, per Vanderhall.
4 individually-controlled electrical motors will present a mixed 404 hp and 480 lb-ft of torque.
The Brawley also needs to supply severe off-road functionality. Vanderhall mentioned it would have 35-inch tires (the identical measurement as the usual tires on a 2021 Ford F-150 Raptor), four-wheel steering, and internal-bypass shocks with 22 inches of suspension journey.
The corporate plans to supply 40- and 60-kilowatt-hour battery packs, and quotes a most vary of 200 miles. The packs use nickel cobalt manganese (NMC) pouch cells, and have a battery-conditioning system to enhance cold-weather efficiency, in accordance with Vanderhall. The Brawley will even have DC fast-charging, permitting for an 80% cost in underneath an hour, the corporate mentioned.
The Brawley seems to be a renamed model of the Vanderhall Navarro, a similar-looking electrical off-roader the corporate teased beforehand. Vanderhall quoted related specs for the Navarro, and likewise mentioned a 2022 launch date.
Vanderhall has additionally dabbled with electrical energy with its Edison 2 three-wheeler, however the firm’s different automobiles have all used internal-combustion engines, together with 1.4-liter and 1.5-liter turbo-fours.