After a ceremonious unveiling of three new electrical automobiles just lately, Fisker as we speak revealed further particulars and pictures of the Alaska electrical truck.
Unveiled on the Fisker Product Imaginative and prescient Day occasion a few weeks in the past, the place the Pear electrical hatchback and Ronin tremendous GT additionally made an look, the Alaska will likely be primarily based on a modified Ocean platform known as the FM31, with a focused most vary of 340 miles when it enters manufacturing within the US within the first quarter of 2025.
On the unveiling occasion, CEO Henrik Fisker claimed that Alaska can be the lightest electrical truck and in addition the world’s most sustainable. The Ocean apparently has a vegan inside with ethically sourced supplies for its upholstery, carpet, and inside panels. It is going to be attention-grabbing to see how Fisker furthers what it has integrated into the Ocean.
A standout function of the Alaska, just like the Pear, is the so-called Houdini trunk. On the electrical truck, the Houdini is a mid-gate that rolls down electronically and vanishes below the ground. With the rolled-down mid-gate and flat-folding rear seats, Fisker says the mattress’s size might be prolonged from 4.5 ft to 9.2 ft.
The Houdini trunk, or a mid-gate that rolls down utterly.
With the mid-gate lowered, the rear seats can be protected by fold-up panels, as per Fisker. Different quirky options embody a “large gulp cupholder” as seen within the newly launched photographs, and a cowboy hat holder, which is basically a roof-mounted strap. There’s additionally a retractable pill holder for the co-driver.
Fisker will supply the Alaska with two battery capacities, 75 and 113 kilowatt hours. The previous will ship an estimated vary of 230 miles, whereas the latter will ship as much as 340 miles, as per preliminary firm estimates which might be topic to alter. The Ocean Excessive will get a most WLTP vary of 440 miles. Nevertheless, the powertrain specs aren’t confirmed but.
The range-topping Ocean Excessive’s dual-motor all-wheel-drive system produces 550 horsepower, whereas the entry-level model is nice for 275 hp. The Alaska’s figures may be in the identical ballpark. Fisker revealed that the truck will speed up from 0-60 miles per hour in 3.9 to 7.2 seconds, indicating that the time would fluctuate relying on variants and configuration.
“Large gulp holder” aka giant bottle holder.
After confirming that the Alaska will likely be manufactured stateside, Fisker stopped in need of revealing the manufacturing location, and potential companions. That data remains to be being finalized, mentioned the corporate.
That mentioned, the Alaska would slot between the compact and mid-size truck segments. Fisker estimates a beginning value of $45,400 earlier than incentives. Reservations are presently open for $250.
The present crop of electrical vans, together with the Ford F-150 Lightning, Rivian R1T, Hummer EV, and the approaching Chevrolet Silverado EV are significantly costlier. Though, the Alaska would possibly compete instantly with future rivals.
The cowboy hat holder is principally a roof-mounted strap to position or dangle gadgets.
Stories recommend that Ford and Normal Motors are creating their next-generation vans, probably extra inexpensive fashions with improved vary. Rivian can be creating its next-generation R2 platform and has confirmed the R2S mid-size SUV, however there’s no official phrase on the R2T.
Fisker additionally showcased the Pear small electrical hatchback, Ronin electrical grand tourer, the Drive E journey package deal for the Ocean, and a brand new supercomputer on the Product Imaginative and prescient Day occasion. The Pear may also be manufactured within the US, at Foxconn’s Lordstown Motors plant in Ohio, however the deal hasn’t been finalized but.