- EV startup Fisker has revealed additional details about the Alaska pickup truck that it recently previewed.
- The Alaska will feature a 4.5-foot bed that can be extended to up to 9.2 feet thanks to fold-down rear seats and a partition at the back of the cabin that folds away.
- Fisker aims to sell the Alaska for $45,400, with deliveries planned for the first quarter of 2025.
After previewing three future models at an event in California, EV startup Fisker has begun providing more details on the vehicles that will constitute its lineup in the coming years. Last week Fisker showed off the Rōnin, a $385,000, 1000-hp four-door convertible. Now the automaker is providing specifics on the Alaska pickup, including performance, range estimates, and expected production dates.
While the Alaska’s 208.8-inch length is dimensionally closer to mid-size such as like the Rivian R1T, Fisker claims it will also aim to compete with larger pickups like the Ford F-150 Lightning thanks to its innovative bed design. In its standard configuration, the bed measures 4.5-feet long, equal to the R1T. But a divider—which Fisker called the “Houdini partition”—aft of the rear seats can electronically lower to elongate the bed to 7.5 feet, outdoing the Lightning’s 5.5-footer. Lowering the rear seats provides even more room, extending the horizontal space to 9.2 feet. Panels raise up behind the front seats to protect them from the cargo and there will also be an insulated front trunk.
Under the skin, the Alaska will be offered with two battery packs, both of which appear to be the same units offered in the Ocean crossover. Fisker predicts that the smaller pack, with a 75.0-kWh gross capacity, will provide at least a 230-mile range. Fisker quotes the larger pack at 113.0 kWh, and it likely has the same usable capacity of 106.0 kWh as the Ocean’s battery. The maximum range estimate for the larger pack is 340 miles.
Fisker says the Alaska will be able to reach 60 mph in 3.9 seconds for the quickest models and 7.2 seconds for the less performance-focused variants. No other powertrain details were provided, but we expect the pickup to be offered with single or dual motor setups powering either just the front wheels or all four, with 20- or 22-inch wheels available.
The Alaska’s cabin will focus on practicality. The center armrest will include storage space for small objects like flashlights and pens, while the front passenger will get a tray with a tablet holder and there will also be a storage cubby for work gloves. A couple of quirkier ideas include a “big gulp” cupholder that Fisker claims to be the largest in the world and a dedicated “cowboy hat holder.”
Fisker says it aims to start production of the Alaska in the first quarter of 2025, with pricing expected to start at $45,400. Fisker also says the Alaska will be built in the U.S., although it didn’t specify where, and reservations are already open.
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