Nikola has confirmed that the 2022 Nikola Badger will be sold in Australia after the US. The Nikola Badger will be available in an all-electric pickup and hydrogen fuel cell electric pickup truck that is designed to compete with well-known electric vehicles such as Tesla’s Cyber Truck.
The latest car news, the base model electric vehicle EV will have a long-range of approximately 483km using a 160kWhlithium-ion battery. However, the top of the range will have a range of 965km using a 120kW fuel cell.
The Nikola Badger will be AWD powered by two electric motors and produces 676kWof power with a whopping 3,630kgtowing capacity. The Nikola Badger not only works like a heavy-duty pickup but can also adventure, go off-roading and accompany you on long treks. Additionally, it has the potential to beat a supercar in a drag race as the Nikola Badger can sprint from 0 – 100km/h in as little as 3 seconds!
The Badger will be bigger than the work Utes we are used to in Australia such as the Toyota Hilux and the Ford Ranger. It’s a larger pickup more to the sizes of the Ford F-150, Dodge RAM, and Tesla Cyber Truck.
Nikola Motors announced Nikola Badger the new electric pickup truck price will be between $86,000 AU and $129,000 AU. However, the reveal for the functional Nikola Badger prototype has been delayed in Phoenix Arizona due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nevertheless, the What To Ride team thinks there are several other upcoming entrants in the electric pickup truck segment including the Rivian R1T, the Hummer electric pickup truck, the Ford F-150 electric truck, and the Tesla Cyber Truck. All of these pickup trucks will provide a large selection of electric vehicle trucks to choose from in the near future and hopefully, at least one will meet your needs!