Originally known as LDV here in the UK, the brand transformed into Maxus thanks to investment by Chinese manufacturer SAIC. Today Maxus is quietly building an impressive range of light commercial vehicles with the T90EV taking the accolade of the UK's first 100% electric pick-up
The first all electric pick-up truck to hit the UK, the Maxus T90EV boasts an impressive array of utility and style. And given the popularity of pick-ups in the UK, the Maxus T90EV could provide to be a popular new model here at DriveElectric. Electric pick-up lease? Yes please.
Power is provided by a large 88.5 kWh battery pack with a WLTP range of 220 miles, so in the real world around 160-180 miles. Featuring a Type 2 / CCS charger connector, the T90EV can be charged using a 11kW AC unit, usually found in a workplace setting or home charger.
The T90EV can also take advantage of DC Rapid charging units - found on the public networks - at 80kW, which means under certain conditions going from 20% to 80% charge can take only 45 minutes.
The proof of the capability of any light commercial vehicle is whether it's suitable as a working vehicle - and the Maxus T90EV does hold its own.
Maximum payload for the rear load space is 1,000 kg and it also has the capability of towing a braked trailer too. Optional extras on the electric pick-up include a hard top box, front winch pack and tow bar.
Inside the cabin you can expect a good 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment screen, there is also artificial leather seats as standard.