Popularity of the future Tesla electric pickup truckCybertruck does not leave indifferent automotive designers who have already announced the appearance of pickups on electricity from Ford, Rivian and Bollinger. Another competitor to the futuristic pickup truck Ilon Mask will be the Lordstown Endurance car, demonstrated during an hour-long show in the city of Lordstown in Ohio in the presence of US Vice President Mike Pence.
It is noteworthy that for a sufficiently longthe event was presented with very few technical details of the future pickup. Meanwhile, it became known that already at the beginning of next year, in the month of January, the first Lordstown Endurance cars will go to consumers who pre-ordered. Also, representatives of the developer said that the number of pre-orders was already 14 thousand. At the same time, the manufacturer plans to achieve sales of 20 thousand electric pickups as early as next year.
The release of electric motors built into the wheels underElaphe L-1500, will be carried out on the assembly line of the former General Mototrs factory in Lordstown, which was sold by GM to Lordstown Motors in 2019 for $ 20 million. At the same plant, the general assembly of Lordstown Endurance cars will be carried out, the price of which on the market will be $ 52,500, and taking into account the federal tax discount of $ 7,500, it will be only $ 45,000.
Among the technical characteristics of all-wheel drivepickup truck Lordstown Endurance with Elaphe L-1500 Endurance In-Wheel Motor engines integrated in the drive wheels, you can distinguish the range of autonomous travel from 320 km on the EPA cycle (400 km maximum). The total capacity of power plants will be 600 hp. (440 kW). A full charge up to 98% will take about 10 hours when using a Level 2 charger (7 kW, AC). Using a high-speed Level 3 (DC) device reduces recharging time to 0.5-1.5 hours. The car will be delivered with an on-board converter of 3.6 kW (120 V, 30 A).
The Lordstown Endurance car will be designed for five seats, and will be able to reach a top speed of 128 km / h. In this case, acceleration from 0 to 96.5 km will be 5.5 seconds (without payload)