MW Motors in the Czech Republic has partnered with UAZ in Russia to offer electric versions of UAZ’s military-style 4x4 Hunter SUV. The MWM Spartan offers battery packs from 56kWh to 90kWh and a suitably powerful electric drivetrain.
The MWW Spartan range will bring the UAZ 4×4 platform to right-hand drive markets for the first time. The full range (100% electric & gasoline models) will launch in the UK in Q2 2020. The electric version in left-hand drive will be introduced on a phased basis throughout Europe later in the year.
Based in Ulyanovsk, Russian Federation, the Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant (UAZ) is one of the most famous Russian automotive brands and the leading off-road cars manufacturer with a 78-year production history. Its current model line-up includes a full portfolio of both gasoline and diesel powered 4×4 SUV, pickups and LCV vehicles exported to more than 50 countries.
Headquartered in Plzeň, Czech Republic, MW Motors is a privately held car manufacturing & design company with multiple facilities across Europe & China. MW Motors develops vehicles using both in-wheel electric drive technology & more traditional e-drive systems.