Fisker Alaska electric pickup will be available in the US in 2025

Fisker announces new details about its planned electric pickup. The Fisker Alaska is offered the same batteries as the Fisker Ocean and should be available in the USA from 2025. 

At 5.30 meters, the vehicle is about the size of a Ford Ranger or VW Amarok. Tesla’s Cybertruck, the Ford F-150 Lightning, is also significantly larger at over 5.90 meters, just like the Tesla Cybertruck or the Rivian R1T. According to company boss Henrik Fisker, however, Alaska “does not fit into any current segment because, thanks to its innovative design with an expandable loading area, it combines the properties of a medium-sized pickup truck with the possibilities of a full-size vehicle.” 

The truck bed uses similar technology to the Fisker Pear’s “Houdini tailgate,” apparently named after the well-known magician of the 1920s. Behind it is an electrically lower able partition behind the rear seats, which increases the loading area. This is not a unique selling point, because many American pick-ups have a similar midgate. Alaska offers additional storage space in its frunk, i.e. a trunk under the front hood.

Also, Fisker reveals that two batteries will be offered – apparently the same as the Fisker Ocean. With a storage capacity of 75 or 113 kWh, they should ensure a range of 370 to 550 km. Since it is at least initially a US model, the information should be according to the EPA standard. The Ocean manages 440 to 707 km according to WLTP.

Fisker Alaska

There is no detailed information on the drive yet, but the sprint times are said to be between 3.9 and 7.2 seconds. That’s about the same time as the Ocean, so the much larger Alaska may also be taking over the propulsion. That would be a two-wheel drive with around 200 kW and an all-wheel drive with twice the power. It remains to be seen whether Fisker will abandon the front-wheel drive for the 2WD version, which is less favorable for pick-ups because of the often heavy cargo in the loading area. The technical basis of the vehicle is a platform called FM31. Whether this is the architecture of the Fisker Ocean, we do not know.   

Fisker Alaska

Inside there are typical American details such as a cowboy hat holder and a “Big Gulp cup holder” – said to be the largest in the world. An armrest in the middle offers storage space for small items; there is also a tablet for the front passenger.

Fisker Alaska

Alaska was shown for the first time at Product Vision Day on August 3rd. The Fisker Alaska is said to be the lightest electric pickup truck in the world. Production is scheduled to begin in the first quarter of 2025, with first deliveries expected in 2025. However, you can already reserve an Alaska for $250 on the Fisker website. According to Fisker, prices for the model are expected to start at $45,400.

Elenor Kling

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