Despite some controversy brewing about the company's fortunes,says it's full speed ahead for its . On Wednesday, the startup revealed two beta models as it inches closer to production.
Lordstown didn't say if these beta models differ from the truck planned for production, but they look identical to the production-ready prototype the company showed last year. The first truck boasts a red, white and blue color scheme to flex its patriotism, while the second truck wears an orange and black scheme. The video above shows them moving under their own power, so that's a good sign at least, but it's not clear if the promised in-wheel motors are doing the heavy lifting yet.
The Endurance's lane is the commercial fleet segment, meaning this is not a Hindenburg Research -- the same firm that -- said earlier this month that Lordstown's being a little sly with its preorder count, saying they're nonbinding. The company already pushed back on the report, calling it bogus, and we haven't heard much else since.rival. Lordstown says it has for the truck, though a damning report from
The electric truck was supposed to enter production this past January, but the company, which is now publicly traded, said thecaused delays to the program. Now, it's scheduled to roll off the assembly line this September, with 55 more beta trucks to build before then. The final truck promises 250 miles of range.