We are in the era where companies are saying lets go electric and save the environment as much as we can. From the start-up companies to like Rivian Motors and Bollinger to big giants like General Motors and Ford, there are a lot of electric pickup trucks on the horizon but we are yet to see how many of them are making it to the finish line. Let’s take a look at the Top EV Pickups that may come out in the near future.
#8 Atlis XT
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EV start-up company Atlis is planning their all electric pickup truck, the Atlis XT, with 6.5 ft. to 8 ft. beds, up to 20,000 pounds of towing capacity. The company claims 500 mile of range and a 0 to 60 in 5
seconds and a top speed of 120mph. The truck will have a 4 wheel drive system with independent traction motors at each wheel. The truck will start from a base price of $45,000 and will going up high up to about $75,000 as you add better configurations. According to the company website you can reserve a truck right now. The truck is claimed to go on sale this year.
#7 Nikola Badger
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EV start-up Nikola has unveiled its pickup truck called the Badger. The Badger will run on both battery electric and hydrogen fuel cell powertrain. Nikola claims the Badger Pickup truck will have a range of 600
miles using its fuel cells and hydrogen power sources. Without its hydrogen power source the company claims the car will have a range of 300 miles. It will have a peak power of 906hp and 1328Nm using both, the fuel cells and the hydrogen powertrains. Otherwise the with only the battery pack the company
claims the truck will produce 455hp. The truck will have a 120Kwh battery pack and all the variants will sport a 4 wheel drive drivetrain.
#6 Bollinger B2
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The Bollinger B2 is a class 3 retro style off road pickup truck so don’t expect fancy and flashy body styling interiors[LS1] and techy elements such as infotainment screen or push button shifter. According to the Michigan based EV start-up the B@ will have dual electric motors and will go up to 200 miles on
single charge. As far as the power figures are concerned, it produces 614hp and 905Nm of torque. It will have 7500 lb of towing capacity and 5000 lb payload. It can shoot up from 0 to 60 mph in 4.5 secs and can achieve a top speed of 100mph. This truck has removable roof panels and an unique front gate with a
pass which runs down the entire length of the vehicle. It was creates with both enthusiasts and workers in mind with features that can get it to remote places or might as well on any terrain. It will be equipped with 110V power outlets. The starting price of the Bollinger B2 is a whopping $125,000.
#5 Lordstown Endurance
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The Lordstown Endurance will sport 4 hub motors attached to each individual wheels of the truck making it an effortless 4 wheel drive truck and peak horsepower of 600hp The company claims a range of 250+ plus miles. It will have a 109Kwh battery pack. The truck will have a towing capacity of 7500 lbs.
#4 Rivian R1T
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American start-up company Rivian has made a very commendable progress on its electric truck, the 2021 Rivian R1T. This truck is sized between a mid-size truck and a full sized truck. The R1T will have multiple levels of power and battery capacity to choose from but a few of features will be made standard in all trucks – all wheel drive, the ability tow up to 11000 lbs, adjustable air suspensions and level 3 autonomous driving capabilities. It will be driven by a quad electric motor and shoot from 0 to 60 in just 3
seconds. It will have a 105 Kwh, 135 Kwh, 180Kwh battery pack options to choose from. It has a claimed range of 250 – 300 miles per full charge. According to the company, it will start deliveries in June 2021 in the United States and by November 2021 in Canada.
#3 GMC Hummer EV Pickup
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According to the claims made by the company, the Hummer EV top of the line spec is said to produce a whopping 1000hp. The new pickup is shaping up to be quite a beast. With up to 1000hp in its top of the line powertrain option which uses 3 electric motors, offers an estimated range of 350 miles per charge and sprints up from 0 to 60 mph in just 3 seconds. The Hummer EV will also sport removable roof panels, an optional adjustable air suspensions and a cool quirky 4 wheel steering feature that allow the huge vehicle to crab sideways or diagonally which will be indeed fun to take this truck off road. With a starting price of $79,990 to $112,595 the Hummer EV will go sale by the end of 2021.
#2 Tesla CyberTruck
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Tesla wants people to forget about everything they know about pickup trucks with its Cyber Truck reveal. With unique and unconventional shape, stainless steel shell, the Cyber Truck certainly eradicates the segments long held conventions. It looks as if it jumped out of a time machine from the future. The Cyber Truck has a whopping towing capacity of 14000 lbs for the Tri motor variant, the dual motor will have a towing capability of at least 10000 and the single motor variant will have about 7500 lbs. The truck will come with number of powertrain options and a claimed range of 500 miles. The all electric pickup also boasts some impressive performance figures with an estimated 0 to 60 mph in under 3 seconds. It will also sport an adjustable air suspension that provide up to 16 inches of ground clearance. If it sounds like Tesla intended the Cyber Truck to be more capable off road than a Jeep, quicker than a Porsche and stronger than all of the bestselling half ton trucks, well that’s probably not too farfetched for the company.
#1 Ford F-150 Lightning Electric
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Ford builds the bestselling pickup trucks in America and Canada so its decision to create an all-electric
version is a big deal. The company revealed the new pickup truck on 19 May 2021 and it looks astoundingly gorgeous. The American butch has a legacy of being the bestselling pickup truck in the United States for 4 decades. Ford has already boasted about its capabilities executing a stunt where an electric prototype f-150 truck towed a massive freight train, filled with 42 pickups that weighed 1 million lbs. The truck will have dual electric motors powering all four wheels. Ford claims the F-150 will have more horsepower and torque and the fastest acceleration of any F-150 ever produced. Which hints in saying that it will have approximately 450 horsepower or more and it can sprint the 0 to 60 mph mark in approximately 5 seconds. The best part is the F-150 will keep on its legacy going of being affordable for the masses, starting a base price of $39,900 up to the mid $50,000 for the top of the line variants, It will go on sale next year.