Automotive group Stellantis has unveiled its STLA Giant platform for its future vary of huge automobiles, which comes from the STLA platform household that was introduced in 2021.
Deliberate for the group’s future vary of huge automobiles, the STLA Giant platform will underpin fashions that span a car size vary of 4,764 mm to five,126 mm, a width vary of 1,897 mm to 2,030 mm, a wheelbase vary of two,870 mm to three,075 mm, a floor clearance vary of 140 mm to 288 mm and a most tyre diameter of 32.6 inches or 858 mm, the group said.
The STLA Giant platform is one among 4 within the household, the others additionally named by their respective sizes, Small, Medium for unibody building fashions, in addition to Body for automobiles of body-on-frame building for future pick-up vehicles and different business automobiles within the vary.
The Peugeot e-3008 that made its debut final September is a STLA platform product, and being a mannequin that measures 4,540 mm lengthy, 1,890 mm large with a wheelbase of two,730 mm, is predicated on the Medium variant of the platform.
Designed for the aforementioned unibody fashions, the STLA Giant platform is engineered as native battery-electric car platform with the selection of 400-volt or 800-volt electrical structure, and can accommodate battery packs starting from 85 kWh to 118 kWh in capability.
This brings a goal of a most vary of 800 km in sedan kind, says Stellantis, and the 800V model of the platform will supply quick charging at as much as 4.5 kWh per minute, it added. In keeping with Autocar, this can permit charging charges of as much as 270 kW.
The corporate provides that the “preliminary technology of propulsion elements” can doubtlessly supply 0-100 km/h acceleration instances within the two-second vary, and thus “outperform any of the prevailing Hellcat V8” combustion-powered fashions such because the Challenger SRT and Charger SRT Hellcat, which output 707 hp and 880 Nm from a supercharged 6.2 litre petrol V8 engine.
Talking of combustion engines, the STLA Giant platform may even accommodate hybrid and combustion powertrains, providing buyer worldwide a “bridge” within the transition to electrical drive, and the platform’s flexibility will take combustion engines in each longitudinal and transverse installations, for RWD, FWD and AWD drivetrain layouts.
Fashions that might be based mostly on the STLA Giant platform are primarily targeted on the USA market, although Stellantis tells the publication that a number of European factories, together with the Alfa Romeo plant in Cassino, Italy might be tailored to provide SUVs based mostly on this platform.
These might be from Dodge and Jeep manufacturers, and are understood to be the Charger sedan and Wagoneer S SUV, respectively. The Wagoneer S has been confirmed for international markets, and can probably go on sale in the UK, in accordance with the report.
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