Following a prolonged teaser marketing campaign, Lordstown Motors has formally unveiled their Endurance pickup truck.
Designed for industrial customers, the crew cab pickup has a reasonably standard design that stands in stark distinction to Tesla’s wedge-shaped Cybertruck.
Beginning up entrance, there’s a completely enclosed grille which is flanked by air vents and slender lighting unit. The mannequin additionally has a bulging hood, restoration hooks and plastic physique cladding.
Shifting additional again, there’s a novel line which extends from the headlights to the again of the cab. It’s echoed by an identical line which begins on the backside of the doorways and continues all the way in which to the rear finish with meets slender LED taillights.
Elsewhere, there’s a conventional tailgate and a rear bumper with built-in aspect steps. Rounding out the highlights are a cab-mounted spoiler and black wheels that seem to offer a glimpse of the Endurance’s in-wheel motors.
The truck proven off right this moment was the primary pre-production prototype and it seems the coronavirus pandemic put Lordstown not on time as highway checks aren’t slated to start till late summer season. That isn’t the one situation as engineering and growth received’t be accomplished till 2021. That means the previously announced launch date of January 2021 might be pushed again.
Sadly, the corporate didn’t have a lot else to say concerning the truck apart from it has been “designed with options fleets need, like an onboard energy export, permitting employees to run energy instruments on the job web site with out the necessity for a conveyable generator or leaving the truck working.” Lordstown additionally revealed they’ve acquired pre-orders and letters of intent for 20,000 models.
Whereas the revealing was fairly anticlimactic, the Endurance will value $52,500 – earlier than incentives – and have 4 in-wheel motors that produce a mixed output of 600 hp (447 kW / 608 PS). They need to allow the truck to speed up from 0-60 mph (0-96 km/h) in 5.5 seconds and journey greater than 250 miles (402 km) on a single cost.