Jeep has whipped the wraps off the Wrangler Magneto 2.0, a “terrain-dominating” concept off-roader demonstrating the US brand’s dedication to ‘Zero Emissions Freedom’. 

Magneto

The second version of the Magneto concept, the 2.0 model, is endowed with a custom-built axial flux electric motor, coupled with a six-speed manual transmission. Operating at “up to” 5 250 r/min, the electric unit produces 460 kW and a whopping 1 152 Nm of torque. According to Jeep, these figures allow this Wrangler concept to sprint to 60 mph (96.6 km/h) from a standstill in 2.0 seconds. 

In addition, the Magneto 2.0 boasts a quartet of battery packs. In total, the high-voltage, 800 V lithium-ion items have a combined power of 70 kWh. 

According to the brand, “When combined with the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon’s Rock-Trac transfer case, the Magneto 2.0 demonstrates unequalled rock-crawling capability with its instant on-demand torque delivery.” 

The concept 4×4 seen here is dressed in Surf Blue body hue. The bonnet is fashioned from carbon fibre and features a blue-tinted, transparent window that gives a view of the power unit underneath. 20-inch wheels, wrapped in 40-inch off-road tyres, can be found all around.