Gone are the days when electric car propulsion systems were relegated to easygoing crossover city cars. Because of the monstrous developments in automotive battery and electric motor advances of the past few decades, electric cars, specifically battery electric vehicles (BEVs), filled in popularity because of their current circumstance friendliness, yet in addition because of their amazing acceleration.
The following are 7 of today’s best electric pickup trucks in terms of their 0-60 mph run times. For a decent reference, the 2023 Ford F-150 XLT with a 400-hp, 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine times in at 6.1 seconds.
1. Tesla Cybertruck – 2.9 Seconds
In late 2019, Tesla presented a model of its revolutionary yet odd-looking electric pickup truck idea – the Cybertruck. Tesla Chief Elon Musk announced then that the Cybertruck will enter creation within two years. However, delays stacked up upon delays, and presently north of three years have traveled every which way without the creation of the Tesla Cybertruck in the city. As of this article’s publication, Tesla has indicated that a few Cybertruck units will be conveyed toward the finish of 2023, with mass creation expected to start in 2024. Will this be the last delay? The reality of the situation will come out at some point.
2. Rivian R1T – 3.0 Seconds
In 2018, Rivian showcased a model electric pickup truck based on the company’s “electric skateboard” platform. Although Ford initially put resources into Rivian to assist the Blue Oval giant with developing its electric pickup truck, the two companies eventually followed their separate paths in plan and creation. In this way, Ford launched the F-150 Lightning, and Rivian came out with the R1T. The first creation Rivian R1T carried out of the display area in 2021.
3. GMC Hummer EV Truck – 3.0 Seconds
Since its release in the early 90s, the Hummer brand has always gotten blended reviews from pickup trucks, SUVs, and off-road fans. Although the military-spec Humvee was a genuine legend on the battlefield, the H1, H2, and H3 were gas-swallowing monsters that mainly achieved their popularity (or infamy) because of the mainstream society of the 90s and early 2000s. Set forth plainly, there were substantially more reasonable vehicle decisions for American purchasers whether for urban or off-road settings.
4. Ford F-150 Lightning – 3.8 Seconds
In 2022, Ford once again introduced the “Lightning” brand that the company previously utilized for its supercharged performance truck of the 90s, the Ford F-150 SVT Lightning. This time, however, the “Lightning” badge pertains to the electric propulsion framework that dwells in the new F-150 electric pickup truck. Nevertheless, the new Ford F-150 Lightning won’t disappoint its ancestor in terms of speed.
5. Edison Future EF1-TP Super – 3.9 Seconds Or Faster
Edison Future is a startup automotive company that first presented its electric conveyance van and electric pickup truck ideas in 2021. These two vehicles have a novel selling recommendation – they accompany solar roof panels that will charge the EV battery packs whether the vehicles are turned on or switched off. As of April 2023, the company is already taking internet-based reservations for the EF1-TP electric truck and the EF1-V conveyance van. Although the company has not yet released any starting costs, the two models are supposed to launch commercially in 2025.
6. Chevrolet Silverado EV – 4.5 Seconds Or Less
The Chevrolet Silverado nameplate has been a mainstay in the rundown of America’s most popular trucks for around half a century already, so no big surprise Chevy fans are eagerly waiting for the release of the Silverado EV line this fall of 2023. For the Trailblazer creation units, Chevrolet will release a base work truck trim and an interesting Rally Sport Truck (RST) trim with a maximum traveling range of 400 miles and a maximum conventional towing capacity of 10,000 lbs.
7. Atlis XT – 5.0 Seconds
Founded in 2016, Atlis Motor Vehicles (AMV) is a youthful, Arizona-based EV company that focuses on three specialty units: advanced charging networks, EV platforms, and obviously, an electric vehicle called the AMV XT work pickup. To date, AMV claims that the XT is the world’s first medium to heavy-obligation work pickup. The XT’s spec sheet appears to support this claim well, as the electric truck guarantees more than 600 hp, 500 miles of driving range, and up to 35,000 lbs of 5th-wheel or gooseneck towing capacity.