We don’t get to see it paired with a automobile but, however Stellantis simply revealed a bunch of particulars about its upcoming STLA Medium electric vehicle platform. As a reminder, this is only one of four that will ultimately come out, including STLA Small, Medium, Large and Frame. The “Medium” is particularly designated for automobiles within the C and D segments, however Stellantis isn’t explicitly saying which new fashions will sit on it.
On the very least, Stellantis is offering a boatload of specs to chew on. Most vary for automobiles on the STLA Medium platform is claimed to be 435 miles when paired with a “Efficiency” pack and examined on the WLTP cycle. The “Normal” pack brings that max vary all the way down to 310 miles. In fact, anticipate these numbers to nosedive when examined on the EPA cycle. All these miles come courtesy of a 98-kilowatt-hour battery pack, which is the highest-range Efficiency pack. Stellantis hasn’t stated what the usual pack capability shall be fairly but.
As for charging, all STLA Medium automobiles will characteristic a 400-volt electrical structure that may be capable to facilitate charging from 20-80% in 27 minutes. A most cost pace will not be but specified.
Stellantis additionally claims an astoundingly environment friendly 4.43 miles per kWh, “relying on the applying.” Principally, don’t anticipate all the STLA Medium automobiles to the touch that stage of effectivity, however some would possibly for WLTP testing. As for driving enjoyment, you’ll be able to anticipate energy output to vary between 215-382 horsepower. STLA Medium automobiles shall be out there with both front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive and are available in physique types together with “passenger automobiles, crossovers and SUVs.”
The platform permits for some flexibility in dimension, so wheelbase can vary from 106-114 inches. Total size will range from 169-193 inches, and floor clearance maxes out at 8.66 inches, for these interested by how Jeep fashions would possibly fare on this platform.
Stellantis says it’s going to ship “best-in-class battery packaging price,” explaining that regardless of numerous whole power choices, the perimeter dimensions of the battery pack, frequent tray and cooling designs will stay fixed. It additionally claims that the STLA household of platforms shall be future-proof, because it’s engineered with provisions for future battery chemistries, together with solid-state batteries.
Capability to construct automobiles on the STLA Medium platform is scheduled to be put in in “a number of vegetation.” Stellantis says it’ll begin in Europe, but in addition plans to outfit different vegetation the world over.