The American company Nikola, which develops electric and hydrogen trucks, showed images of the Badger pickup. While the novelty has the status of a concept car and exists only virtually.
NikolBadger will receive several modifications: a conventional electric one with a 160 kWh battery, as well as a hydrogen one. In the first case, the range is 300 miles (483 kilometers), and in the second - 600 miles (966 kilometers).
- In any modification NikolBadger is equipped with 461 hp electric motors. in standard mode. In peak output mode, this figure rises to 919 hp. (1329 Nm), which allows the pickup to accelerate to 60 mph (97 km / h) in 2.9 seconds. The towed trailer weighs more than 8,000 pounds (3,629 kilograms).
- In size, Badger is slightly larger than its main competitor - TeslCybertruck. The length of the novelty is 5900 mm (15 mm more than Tesla), the width is 2160 mm (133 mm wider), and the height is 1850 mm (55 mm lower).
- In the five-seater cabin, NikolBadger has screens on the front pillars showing images from the side cameras, digital tidy and multimedia with a 17-inch screen. Also, the pickup will receive an external 15-kilowatt socket for tools and lighting fixtures. It is capable of powering external devices for up to 12 hours.
The premiere of the NikolBadger pre-production prototype will take place in September at a special NikolWorld 2020 event. It is promised that sales of the pickup truck will begin soon after this, and the company will build 700 hydrogen gas stations in the US.