The majority of carmakers are embarking on the journey of electrifying their car fleets. However before converting to full electric vehicles they primarily go through a plug in hybrids stage. In this episode we gathered a lineup of all-new PHEVs within SUV and crossover body styles that dominate sales all over the globe. Stay tuned if you want to learn about electrified family vehicles of tomorrow.
Previous #AutomotiveTerritory releases that you should watch:
Most exciting new all-electric SUVs and crossovers that are almost here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TCFrzZ59usk
Best PHEVs revealed for the upcoming model years: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=erSvTtjLKgI
All of the cars that were featured in this #ATelectriccars episode:
Bentley Bentayga Plug-in Hybrid: bentleymotors.com/en/models/bentayga/bentayga-hybrid.html
The all-new Bentley Bentayga Plug-in Hybrid wont differ on the outside from the gasoline counterparts, but will get a new powertrain under the hood assisted by an electric motor. Electrification of the model will allow to propel already successful sales of the model.
Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid: porsche.com/usa/models/cayenne/cayenne-e-hybrid-models
This is a true Porsche of an SUV, since the new PHEV Cayenne gets an improved powertrain with 455 horsepower and even faster 0-60 mph of 4.7 seconds.
Lincoln Aviator: lincoln.com/luxury-suvs/aviator/2019/
The reintroduction of Lincoln Aviator is tasked to resurrect the model that had failed to gain popularity back in 2000s. The PHEV option has undisclosed specifications as of yet, but it is rumored to carry a 3.0L V6 Twin Turbo Engine coupled with an electric motor.
Hyundai Santa Fe: hyundaiusa.com/2019-santafe/index.aspx
At the initial launch the all-new 2019 Santa Fe was offered only with a choice between two gasoline engines. However, Hyundai made it clear that this model will be paving the way towards the electrification of the brand.
BMW X5 xDrive45e iPerformance Plug-In Hybrid: bmwusa.com/vehicles/x-models/bmw-x5/overview.html
BMW reinvented the X5 SUV in 2019 and the new xDrive45e iPerformance Plug-In Hybrid is to follow. It will offer nearly three times more range than the current model, bringing the total emission-free mileage to 50.
The Lynk & Co 01: lynkco.com
The parent company of Volvo, Geely is actively trying to reinvent the culture of driving with the introduction of their new car sharing brand called Lynk & Co. The first model from the Chinese manufacturer is unimaginatively called 01.
Maserati Levante PHEV: maseratiusa.com/maserati/us/en/models/levanter
The plugin hybrid Levante SUV has been officially confirmed by the company’s executives back in 2017 so the model is almost here. It will be brought into motion by the already existing Chrysler Pacifica’s 3.6L V6 and dual electric motors setup.
DS7 Crossback E-TENSE 4×4: dsautomobiles.co.uk/ds-models/ds-7-crossback/design/engines
2019 DS7 Crossback is the first plug-in-hybrid SUV by luxury brand of the PSA Group that is beginning the age of electric and hybrid vehicles in the history of the company.
Mitsubishi Outlander: mitsubishicars.com/outlander-phev/2018
2019 Mitsubishi Outlander features a range of significant updates including a refreshed look, new gasoline engine, more electric power and range, plus several new driving modes for better all-terrain capability.
Volvo XC40 PHEV: volvocars.com/us/cars/new-models/xc40
2019 Volvo XC40 PHEV is a new version of Volvo’s subcompact crossover-SUV that was unveiled only in 2017.
Citroën C5 Aircross Hybrid: citroen.co.uk/about-citroen/concept-cars/new-citroen-c5-aircross-suv-hybrid-concept
Citroën C5 Aircross Hybrid is the very first model in the “Low Emission Vehicle” offensive of the brand that is scheduled to be released in 2020.