Atlis Motor Vehicles (Atlis) revealed the functional prototype XT pickup, a purpose-built 100% electric truck.
According to the company’s press release, this is the first electric work truck in development with a 300, 400, or 500 - mile battery that will recharge in under 15 minutes.
“We are out to change the work truck market. The goal is to create an electric pick up with the performance characteristics of a ¾-tondieselthatcan quickly be recharged,” said Mark Hanchett, Atlis founder and CEO. “We’ve focused on the design features our target market cares most about maximizing functionality, storage, capability, and passenger comfort to create the best possible ownership experience.”
The exterior features an engine bay that allows for a downward sloping hood and vehicle storage. The front trunk has as pray-on bed liner and offers 18.5 cubic feet of space.
Each headlight has four DRLs, which are also turn signals. The taillights are also adjustable.
The XT pickup’s bed is available in 6.5 and 8-ft with a standard spray-in liner.
For the interior, the XT is available in a three or six passenger configuration.
The vehicle also has a 12.8-inch center touch display. It also includes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
“This is the fourth iteration of the XT prototype, and we plan to start production in late 2022,” Hanchett said. “The team continues to refine the interior and exterior design based on extensive customer and investor feedback. We have the engineering and design expertise, flexibility and vision to create something completely different to provide customers with an entire ecosystem needed to get their jobs done.”
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