The majority of modern car buyers aren't immune to advertising and are likely to be shopping for an SUV. Therefore, do not be surprised that the most anticipated EVs of tomorrow belong to the same class. Let's cover the newest battery electric crossover SUVs that will be arriving to the market in 2022 and beyond.
EV-related content that previously appeared on #AutomotiveTerritory:
All-electric vehicles with the bravest designs in the industry: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukQWBr_EgBM
Newest models equipped with hybrid powertrains: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ixrmnk8OR5A
All models that were listed in this #ATelectriccars episode:
00:36 Toyota BZ4X
It’s official, the Japanese giant Toyota has budged under the consumer pressure and is finally committing to the electric future. The preview of what’s to come was given by the bZ4X concept that looks quite similar to the Rav4 crossover.
The upcoming 2023 Cadillac Lyriq is now ready for productions and its pre-orders will start in September 2021. The model gets a single electric motor driving the rear wheels and 100kWh battery packing over 300 miles of range.
02:54 Kia EV6
2021 Kia EV6 is the company’s first dedicated EV that is based on the new E-GMP platform and is offered rear and all-wheel drive configurations with 2 battery options.
The new entries to the Mercedes-Benz electric EQ subbrand will be developed on dedicated EV platforms, like the new EQS flagship, and on modified chassis of their existing models. The latter is the case for the EQB mid-size that rides on the GLB underpinnings.
Though the LF-Z Electrified will go in history solely as a prototype, its key features are set to debut in the upcoming Lexus EVs. The model strikes a balance between futuristic vibes and the company’s current design language and introduces the company’s Direct4 all-wheel-drive system, which in theory will push power to each of the wheels independently.
The 2019 ID Roomzz concept was finally embodied in a real life China specific model with two distinctive versions Crozz and X. In case of the ID.6 the MEB platform was stretched to seat 7 people.
07:38 BMW iX
Unlike the China and Europe bound iX3 crossover, the upcoming BMW IX will be the brand’s flagship global electric SUV.
08:45 Audi Q4 e-tron & e-tron Sportback
Instead of making a big fuss about Sportback version of the upcoming Q4 EV, Audi decided to drop the two models as one bundle. Built on the MEB platform, both the 2022 Audi Q4 e-tron & Q4 e-tron Sportback offer rear and all-wheel drive modifications and two battery pack sizes.
09:57 Ioniq 5
2021 Ioniq 5 debuts Kia-Hyundai developed EV platform, and becomes the first member of Hyundai’s dedicated electric subbrand.
10:58 GMC Hummer SUV
While we already are eagerly anticipating the market arrival of the all-electric Hummer truck, General Motors decided to boost the excitement with its SUV version, that won’t however make it to production lines till 2024.
12:04 Honda SUV e Prototype
The winning formula of the compact crossover HR-V is being replicated in Honda’s upcoming first electric Honda SUV e Prototype. This is the first out of 10 EVs that the Japanese are planning to introduce by 2025.