Scotland’s solely quantity manufacturing automobile firm has unveiled its first automobile – the Munro Mk_1.
Designed, engineered, and in-built Britain, Munro Automobiles claims it’s “the world’s most succesful all-electric 4×4”.
The primary gentle automobile to enter manufacturing in Scotland in additional than 4 many years (the final was the Talbot Sunbeam, produced in Linwood, Renfrewshire, till the plant closed in 1981) it will likely be priced from £49,995 (exc VAT) and deliveries will start in 2023.
The Munro Mk_1 combines a 280kW electrical powertrain to make sure zero tailpipe emissions, with a confirmed, strong, simple-to-maintain mechanical driveline that delivers uncompromised off-road capability.
Munro Automobiles say it will likely be a super alternative for these searching for to minimise their environmental footprint in quite a few sectors together with building, agriculture, mining, environmental, emergency rescue, distant infrastructure upkeep, and recreation with out compromising on efficiency or functionality.
It will likely be provided with 295bhp and 375bhp electrical motor choices, in addition to 61kWh and 81kWh batteries, delivering a spread of up 190 miles (permitting it to function off-road for as much as 16 hours on a single battery cost.
The extra highly effective motor will give a claimed 0-62mph time of 4.9 seconds, whereas prime pace is proscribed to 80mph.
Off-roaders will approve as a result of the Munro Mk_1 has a formidable 480mm of floor clearance, an 84 diploma strategy angle, 51 diploma departure angle and 31.6 diploma ramp-over angle, plus an 800mm wading depth.
Classed as a industrial automobile, the Mk1 has a 1000kg payload and it may well tow a braked trailer of as much as 3500kg.