Fisker’s New Electric Pickup to Compete Directly with Rivian’s R1T

Fisker has been working on the development of its upcoming electric sedan, the Ocean, announcing it as the companies first electric vehicle. It will come with an affordable price tag of just $37,499 and will without a doubt shake up the market competing with the likes of the Model Y and Model 3 from Tesla.

Since the companies announcement of the Ocean, they have continued to provide information regarding their future plans. Plans that include a sports-based Sedan, a sports crossover, and a pickup truck that will compete directly with Rivian’s R1T.

Chairman and CEO, Henry Fisker, said about his company ”When we created Fisker Inc., we set out to create a company that could deliver electric mobility as a service, but do so through a range of highly emotional and differentiated vehicles. Together with our innovative lease program, we will be able to bring a diverse choice of products to suit a wide variety of customers across many different budget points,”

Although details are sparse, Fisker did release a render previewing its new electric vehicles. From what we can see the new electric sedan’s presentation is similar to the original 2018 Emotion concept, butterfly doors and all. It’s sloping roofline and sleek design gives it a more stylish look than the Ocean. It is also the first plans to build an electric sports crossover seen from the company.

As for the electric pickup, Fisker “accidentally” tweeted 3 words in February that sent electric vehicle enthusiast into speculation mode, “Electric pick up!” The tweet was quickly deleted and a spokesperson said “We can’t confirm the model or name of a vehicle that may have been seen in the tweet. We can, however, confirm that Fisker Inc. is indeed working on a modular electric vehicle platform that may underpin several different affordable EV models in the future.” It will be in the ring with some heavy hitters including the Rivian R1T, electric Ford F-150, and Tesla’s Cybertruck.

The Ocean is expected to have a range upwards of 300 miles using a 80 kWh lithium-ion battery pack. As for Fisker’s new EVs technical details are still unknown.

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