Might an edgy-looking electrical pickup be subsequent for Fisker after the late-2022 rollout of the Ocean electrical crossover?

CEO Henrik Fisker final week urged that the following mannequin is perhaps a lifestyle-oriented electrical pickup truck. Primarily based on the primary sketch of the undertaking launched final week, it seems that the truck would possibly trip on the identical platform because the Ocean—the 300-mile crossover that’s being fast-tracked on a platform developed with the expertise of Magna, which can assemble the mannequin in Europe. 

Though supporting particulars have been restricted to a Tweet this time, Fisker advised Inexperienced Automotive Studies final month {that a} pickup was certainly one of many prospects, although not essentially the following to reach. Using the phrase “would possibly” suggests both {that a} choice hasn’t but been made or the corporate is just too early alongside to be revealed. 

“We’re just about taking a look at each thrilling section the place we are able to go in and we really feel that we are able to give you a automobile which is considerably completely different and possibly even brings a brand new twist to the section,” he stated. 

“I believe we’re doing it with the Ocean, you already know; there isn’t an actual SUV-looking electrical automobile on the market,” added Fisker. “All of the others look extra like crossovers or are extraordinarily costly.”

Computer-generated image of Fisker Alaska pickup truck - Photo credit: Henrik Fisker/Twitter

Pc-generated picture of Fisker Alaska pickup truck – Picture credit score: Henrik Fisker/Twitter

The designs will grow to be edgier in these follow-up fashions, in accordance with Fisker. “The following three autos we’re planning can be extraordinarily distinctive in every of their segments, and they’re going to even have much more radical designs than the Ocean,” he stated, when requested in regards to the position of a truck rendering badged “Alaska” was proven final yr.

Fisker stated he’s already sketching these three, and on the modeling stage with a few of them “as a result of we’re going to kick these applications off pretty quickly as we need to come out with in all probability our subsequent automobile already someday in late 2023.”

Along with essentially the most radical of all of them, the Tesla Cybertruck, the Fisker truck would arrive inside a yr of different vans from GM, Ford, Rivian, Lordstown, and maybe others. 

Fisker Ocean

Fisker Ocean

The Ocean is slated to cost $37,499 and supply a spread of 300 miles. Fisker has already urged that the Ocean will supply sustainability, effectivity, and a cohesive type that Fisker has a powerful file of delivering. Fisker made that final declare although earlier merchandise have been marred by business-related points. 

Fisker as an organization nonetheless has a lot to show, and the scope of the corporate’s product plan may have a lot to do with the success of the corporate’s inventory; it went public in October