Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Fisker Alaska electrical pick-up truck confirmed for Europe


The brand new Fisker Alaska electrical pick-up truck shall be exported and bought in Europe, following the 2023 arrival of its Fisker Ocean SUV sibling.

Confirming the choice to Autocar at CES in Las Vegas, firm boss Henrik Fisker emphasised the mannequin’s exclusivity, saying: “It isn’t going to be in enormous volumes.”

The Alaska, which was revealed final yr at Fisker’s inaugural Product Imaginative and prescient Day alongside two different idea vehicles, shall be launched in 2025 alongside the Fisker Ronin GT and Fisker Pear hatchback. 

European pricing and export volumes are each but to be confirmed, however Fisker beforehand revealed that US-market Alaskas can be priced from $45,400, which is equal to €41,060 or £35,725. 

Drivers have the selection of two battery choices: 75kWh and 113kWh. Fisker claims the Alaska will provide 230 miles of vary with the usual battery and round 340 miles with the Hyper Vary one.

Energy and specification particulars are additionally but to be confirmed, however Fisker beforehand mentioned the Alaska shall be able to 0-62mph in instances starting from 3.9sec to 7.2sec, relying on the chosen electrical motor. 

It’s doubtless that the Alaska will function the identical motors as its SUV sibling, which supply 275bhp in entry-level fashions and as much as 564bhp and 544lb ft in its most excessive specification. 

The Alaska is constructed on Fisker’s personal FT31 platform, an prolonged model of the construction utilized by the Ocean. It measures 5.3 metres lengthy and is designed to be the world’s lightest and most sustainable pick-up truck. 

Will probably be bought with a selection of 20in and 22in wheels and contains a cargo mattress measuring 1.37m at its smallest dimension. Drivers can select to increase the cargo mattress to 2.28m and once more to 2.80m. A so-called Houdini divider may also function to attach the cargo mattress and rear cabin. 

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