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                            January 6, 2021

       Ian Robertson
       Chief Executive Officer
       Northern Genesis Acquisition Corp. II
       4801 Main Street, Suite 1000
       Kansas City, MO 64112

                                                        Re: Northern Genesis
Acquisition Corp. II
Statement on Form S-1
                                                            Filed December 23,
                                                            Amendment No. 1 to
Registration Statement on Form S-1
                                                            Filed January 4,
                                                            File No. 333-251639

       Dear Mr. Robertson:

              We have reviewed your registration statement and have the
following comments. In
       some of our comments, we may ask you to provide us with information so
we may better
       understand your disclosure.

              Please respond to this letter by amending your registration
statement and providing the
       requested information. If you do not believe our comments apply to your
facts and
       circumstances or do not believe an amendment is appropriate, please tell
us why in your

              After reviewing any amendment to your registration statement and
the information you
       provide in response to these comments, we may have additional comments.

       Amendment No. 1 to Registration Statement on Form S-1 filed January 4,

       Manner of conducting redemptions, page 17

   1.                                                   Your amended and
restated certificate of incorporation and revised disclosure at page 17
                                                        state that if you seek
stockholder approval, you will complete your initial business
                                                        combination only if "a
majority of the then outstanding shares of common stock present
                                                        and entitled to vote at
the meeting to approve the business combination (or such greater
                                                        number as may be
required by applicable law or the rules of any applicable national
                                                        securities exchange)"
are voted in favor of the business combination. We note that your
                                                        disclosure implies that
the voting standard may be superseded by a higher voting
                                                        standard. Please revise
to clarify the voting standard under applicable law or advise.
 Ian Robertson
Northern Genesis Acquisition Corp. II
January 6, 2021
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        We remind you that the company and its management are responsible for
the accuracy
and adequacy of their disclosures, notwithstanding any review, comments, action
or absence of
action by the staff.

       Refer to Rules 460 and 461 regarding requests for acceleration. Please
allow adequate
time for us to review any amendment prior to the requested effective date of
the registration

       You may contact Myra Moosariparambil, Staff Accountant, at (202)
551-3796 or Craig
Arakawa, Accounting Branch Chief, at (202) 551-3650 if you have questions
comments on the financial statements and related matters. Please contact Kevin
Dougherty, Staff
Attorney, at (202) 551-3271 or Loan Lauren Nguyen, Legal Branch Chief, at (202)
551- 3642
with any other questions.

FirstName LastNameIan Robertson
                                                           Division of
Corporation Finance
Comapany NameNorthern Genesis Acquisition Corp. II
                                                           Office of Energy &
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cc:       Rebecca Taylor
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