Canoo is understood for its funky looking electric vehicles and its latest pickup truck retains the pod aesthetic going.
The smooshed field of a truck was unveiled Wednesday night forward of an official reveal on the Motor Press Guild’s Digital Media Day on Thursday. Canoo will open pre-orders within the coming months and the electrical truck is anticipated to reach by 2023.
The Los Angeles-based startup plans to supply completely different electrical car platforms as a part of a subscription-based business model with a month-to-month price. Like the opposite two Canoo vehicles already out, the electrical truck may be very modular.
Whereas the truck mattress is barely 6 toes lengthy it may be prolonged, options pull-out aspect sections, and an non-obligatory roof rack for extra cargo area. The mattress opens up and converts the car right into a camping-friendly shell. A entrance cargo area can maintain instruments, as can drawers close to the again wheel mattress.
So whereas it seems to be (and is) fairly tiny at solely 184 inches lengthy, it will possibly maintain loads of gear and gear. Tesla’s Cybertruck was too large for a lot of in its preliminary incarnation at greater than 230 inches lengthy. The Ford F-150, the best-selling vehicle within the U.S., spills out as much as 250 inches.
The mini truck could have greater than 200 miles of vary on a single cost with both one or two electrical motors, relying on configuration selections.
Pricing and subscription plans, together with extra particulars about its battery, weren’t instantly revealed. However Canoo’s complete factor is that its automobiles are constructed on a multi-purpose platform. Due to its flat, skinny battery platform, known as a “skateboard,” the electrical a part of the car takes up much less area. That leaves extra room to make every car as customizable as attainable. To date Canoo has its authentic “life-style” pod-van and a $33,000 supply van. There is a waiting list to get subscription entry to the pod automobiles.
With this EV the subsequent pod design is an effectively packaged, fun-sized pickup.