Munro MK_1 all-electric off-roader makes public debut at Low Carbon Agriculture 2023
Munro Vehicles, a producer of all-electric 4x4s, and Scotland’s solely quantity manufacturing automotive firm, will gave its first automobile, the Munro MK_1, its public debut on the Low Carbon Agriculture 2023 present at NAEC Stoneleigh.
The Munro MK_1 combines a state-of-the-art 280kW electrical powertrain with a confirmed, sturdy, simple-to-maintain mechanical driveline. Extremely-utilitarian and explicitly user-focussed in nature, the Munro is engineered to offer a singular answer for these wishing to minimise their environmental footprint with out compromising off-road capability, efficiency and practicality.
“Assembly the demanding wants of the agriculture sector was foremost in our minds once we had been growing the Munro MK_1,” explains Munro CEO Russell Peterson, who co-founded the corporate with Head of Powertrain Ross Anderson in 2019. “Spending a lot of my youth on a farm after which operating my very own agricultural contracting firm, I do know solely too properly how essential it’s to have correct, confirmed equipment you could depend on regardless of the climate and the circumstances, and that received’t allow you to down irrespective of how a lot abuse you throw at it. And each Munro is engineered round these enduring values.”
Priced from £49,995 with deliveries resulting from begin later this yr, the attraction of the Munro MK_1 extends far past discipline and farmyard. Providing an optimum vary of up 190 miles and the flexibleness to function off-road for as much as 16 hours on a single battery cost, the Munro’s distinctive attributes are equally appropriate for these working in difficult sectors equivalent to development, mining, environmental, emergency rescue, distant infrastructure upkeep, along with recreation.
Munro takes an equally revolutionary and disruptive method to the advertising and upkeep of its merchandise. The corporate will choose a worldwide collection of brokers and can recognise the shoppers’ proper to restore and preserve their automobile with out invalidating its full five-year / 100,000-mile guarantee.
The corporate has already established a partnership with Marc Monsarrat, director of Oxfordshire-based Off-Highway Electrical, which specialises in supplying totally electrical utility autos to working farmers, landowners, and establishments within the UK. Monsarrat, who will be part of the staff at Low Carbon Agriculture 2023, commented: “Till now, there has not been an answer for farmers wishing to decarbonise their work fleet with a brand new electrical 4×Four automobile. Munro adjustments all that. With the flexibility to move a crew of 5 over all terrains, function for as much as 16 hours on a single battery cost and supply a 3500kg towing capability, it is a extremely sturdy automobile engineered to supply actual workhorse functionality, day after day, decade after decade, with none tailpipe emissions.”