Nikloa Corporation, the battery and hydrogen-powered truck company announced plans to build an electric pickup, currently named as the Nikola Badger Electric Truck. The production is scheduled to begin in the third quarter of 2021, however, no price has been announced yet and Nikola will begin accepting “limited reservations” in 2020.
Positioning its self as a rival to Tesla, the Nikola Badger will have a 300 mile range with its battery-only option or a 600 mile range with its battery and hydrogen fuel tank option. With a reported peak 906 horsepower, 455 continuous horsepower and 980 foot pounds of torque, the Badger electric truck will hit 0-60 MPH in 2.9 seconds; that’s well in the super car power territory. It will have a towing capacity of 8,000 lbs and a 4×4 independent wheel drive system for some awesome handling.
Nikola Badger Electric Truck
The Nikola Badger electric truck joins the list of contenders that now include the Tesla Cybertruck, GMC Hummer EV, Ford F-150, Atlis, Bollinger and a electric pickup truck made by Ford-backed startup Rivian.
Nicola Corporation which also goes by the name of Nikola Motor Company, was named after the first name of electricity pioneer Nikola Tesla, and has said it will reveal more details about the Nikola Badger electric truck plans at a forthcoming summit which would likely take place in fall 2020.
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