Fisker just lately unveiled the Alaska electrical pickup with a beginning value of $45,400, one of many least costly fashions on the market. Now, the corporate has revealed extra particulars about it together with battery sizes, acceleration, projected vary and extra. On prime of that, the Alaska might develop into the truck for wannabe ranchers because of options like a cupholder for humungous drinks, an expandable mattress and sure, a purpose-built spot in your cowboy hat.
The Alaska will include both a 75 kWh or 113 kWh battery pack, providing a variety of 230 or 340 miles, respectively. There isn’t any point out of horsepower or drivetrain, however these issues will range throughout mannequin variations. In any case, it’s going to speed up from 0 to 60 MPH in as little as 3.9 seconds for essentially the most highly effective model, or 7.2 seconds for the economic system mannequin. Fisker additionally claims that the Alaska would be the world’s lightest electrical truck — that is a very good factor as some pickup EVs are very, very heavy.
Fisker is making an attempt to tempt patrons with “the world’s largest” massive gulp cupholder, proven holding what seems like not less than a pair quarts of liquid, permitting severe cattlemen to correctly hydrate. It will additionally include a “cowboy hat holder, cockpit storage for work gloves, a big middle armrest with storage for flashlights and pens, and a passenger tray with a pill holder,” Fisker wrote.
As for the mattress, it encompasses a “Houdini partition” behind the rear seats that may be raised or lowered electronically and guarded by a flip-up panel. That enables the mattress to be expanded from 4.5 to 7.5 toes, and with the liftgate dropped and rear seats lowered, you possibly can rise up to 9.2 toes of house. It is the identical scheme utilized by the similar-looking Chevy Silverado, which expands from 5.9 to 10.8 toes. The gallery additionally reveals a big middle show, wood-colored trim and stitched leather-like seats, however no different inside particulars.
The Alaska is meant to enter manufacturing in early 2025 (deal with the dates and costs skeptically given the corporate’s previous delays and value bumps). It is prone to function Tesla’s proprietary NACS charging connector as Fisker simply introduced plans to change to the Tesla connector for its North American automobiles — a lot as different producers together with Ford, Mercedes and Volvo have carried out.