No, it is not a Bedford Rascal—it is a new electrical pickup truck from Canoo. [credit:
In case you comply with the electrical car world carefully, you could have heard of Canoo. Began by some former Faraday Future individuals, the corporate broke cowl in 2019 with a subscription-only electrical van that was constructed on a low-profile skateboard chassis. In December of 2020, after some administration adjustments, Canoo confirmed off a supply van utilizing that very same platform and then went public by way of a merger with a special-purpose acquisition firm. Later as we speak, the corporate was going to disclose a 3rd EV—the cute pickup you see within the gallery above—however somebody leaked the pictures on Reddit a day early.
The pickup actually appears putting. If it bears resemblance to the rest on the highway, it is most likely a type of Japanese microvans, though the Canoo pickup is a regular-sized car at 184-inches (4,677 mm) lengthy and 78-inches (1,980 mm) vast.
Like Rivian’s forthcoming R1T and Bollinger’s B2, the Canoo pickup demonstrates the benefit of electrical powertrains in the case of packaging. Canoo’s skateboard platform is especially low-slung, which permits for a really cab-forward design. There’s cargo storage constructed into the nostril of the truck, in addition to storage bins on the facet that additionally operate as steps, just like these we have seen from Rivian.Learn 2 remaining paragraphs | Feedback