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2025 Opel Grandland Is A Peugeot E-3008 With A German Accent

Compact crossover will use similar Stellantis STLA Medium platform as its Peugeot 3008 cousin and will are available hybrid and totally electrical kinds

 2025 Opel Grandland Is A Peugeot E-3008 With A German Accent

by Chris Chilton

November 13, 2023 at 16:29

 2025 Opel Grandland Is A Peugeot E-3008 With A German Accent

Anybody primarily based in Europe and searching for an electrical compact crossover subsequent 12 months may have a stack extra choices open to them than they did the final time they went buying. Ford begins deliveries of its Explorer EV in 2024, Peugeot will begin ramping up manufacturing of its e-3008 and Opel will roll out its personal SUV.

That final SUV, a successor to right now’s Opel (Vauxhall for these within the UK) Grandland is seen right here for the primary time, present process exams forward of a market launch in 2024. And whereas we don’t know whether or not Opel will retain the Grandland title, we do know that it is going to be constructed off the brand new Stellantis Medium STLA platform, identical to its Peugeot cousin.

The electrical Grandlands ought to mirror the specs of their Peugeot counterparts, and to refresh your reminiscence the e-3008’s vary begins off with a single-motor, front-wheel drive mannequin making 207 hp (210 PS) that may hit 62 mph (100 km/h) in 8.7 seconds and canopy 326 miles (525 km) on a full cost of its 73 kWh battery. A Lengthy Vary model makes use of a 98 kWh pack to bump output to 227 hp (230 PS) and prolong the driving vary to 435 miles (700 km), and a flagship dual-motor variant shares 316 hp (320 PS) between all 4 wheels and manages the identical 326 miles of vary as the bottom automotive.

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To date, Opel, which desires to change into an electric-only model by 2028, has solely talked in regards to the Grandland as an EV, however the cooling EV market and the truth that the STLA Medium can be set as much as work with hybrid powertrains counsel the agency may also supply electrically assisted ICE models. That’s one thing the 3008, combustion sister to the e-3008, might be doing by means of using the brand new gentle hybrid engines Peugeot launched earlier this 12 months. The 1.2-liter triple sends 134 hp (136 PS) to the entrance wheels by means of a six-speed dual-clutch transmission, whereas a PHEV might be additionally on the playing cards.

This prototype’s heavy disguise tries its greatest to cover the brand new Grandland’s styling secrets and techniques, however we are able to already make out the form of the DRLs and we all know it should characteristic the identical ‘vizor’ face as Opel’s different new automobiles, such because the Astra and facelifted Corsa. The present Grandland already has the vizor nostril, having been given it in 2021 as a part of a facelift that noticed its title shortened from Grandland X. However primarily based on the size of the most recent Peugeot e-3008, the following Grandland will acquire 64 mm (2.5 inches) of wheelbase over the outgoing automotive that ought to end in a giant enchancment in inside house.

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