Fisker has shed some extra gentle on its Alaska electric pickup, which it says may have a comparatively low base value of $45,400. The Alaska is a work-friendly automobile, letting you run what you are promoting from the cockpit. It has devoted work glove and cowboy hat storage, a slide-out laptop computer tray and a cup holder large enough to carry a day’s price of water.
The default flatbed is 4.5 ft, however you possibly can drop the partition to extend that to 7.5 ft. Decrease the seats and the liftgate and you may push it to 9.2 ft, large enough to haul a number of sheets of plywood from one job to the subsequent. However a lot as Fisker might promise this can be one of many lightest and least expensive EVs in its class, we’ll wait to see how a lot it truly prices when it debuts in 2025 earlier than making a judgment.
– Dan Cooper
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