Electric pickup Lordstown Endurance will get a motor-wheel

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Electric pickup Lordstown Endurance will get a motor-wheel

American Motors Lordstown shared information about electric pickup truck Endurance. It will be produced at the former General Motors plant in Lordstown, Ohio, from the end of 2020.

Lordstown battery Endurance to a company called first commercial vehicle with four in-wheel motors. Such a scheme is still not found mass application, although attempts have repeatedly been made. Among the benefits outside the body electric motor: less moving parts and more accurate dosage of the torque on each wheel.

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In sum, the power plant of the truck will produce 608 horsepower. Declared reserve of at least 322 km. The battery will be filled to 95 percent for 10 hours on AC power and 0.5–1.5 hours from DC. Maximum speed Endurance makes 128 kilometers per hour.

Motors in Lordstown pickup truck compare with Ford F-150 Lariat 4WD, the cost of ownership which, at a comparable price 52 000 dollars, will be on the 19 thousand dollars higher. This takes into account the cost of fuel and maintenance for five years, and the Federal loan of $ 7,500 with the purchase of an electric vehicle.