Revived EV model Fisker has a 300-mile SUV within the works for a 2021 launch. The corporate on Thursday launched a brand new teaser shot and confirmed a debut for December.
Fisker additionally mentioned it was within the remaining levels of choosing a manufacturing web site for the SUV, which the corporate has beforehand mentioned will likely be priced to start out beneath $40,000. At this worth level, the Fisker will likely be a direct rival to the Tesla Mannequin Y, which is due within the second half of 2020.
The most recent teaser reveals a car with a really totally different design to the EMotion sedan Fisker offered in 2018. There are sharper strains and an indicator lamp mounted within the C-pillar, a design that Fisker mentioned will assist enhance security.
An earlier teaser confirmed the entrance of the SUV and revealed a considerably comparable design to the EMotion, as each automobiles combine their sensors for digital driver aids with the grille. Each will even assist huge wheels: as much as 22 inches in diameter for the SUV and as much as 24 inches for the sedan.
Teaser for Fisker electrical SUV
The SUV will likely be powered by a dual-motor system (one at every axle) and have a goal vary of 300 miles. Typical lithium-ion know-how will likely be used for the battery, although Fisker is creating its personal solid-state battery and will make a change later within the product cycle.
Fisker has beforehand mentioned the SUV is considered one of three “inexpensive fashions” on the drafting board. The opposite two will observe the SUV after which Fisker will lastly launch its Emotion, which may retail for as a lot as $190,000 in prime spec.
The EMotion was initially due in 2019 however its launch has been delayed till Fisker develops its solid-state battery, which the corporate mentioned will be capable of ship a 500-mile vary and a cost time of only a few minutes.
To assist guarantee the sleek manufacturing of its deliberate fashions, Fisker has recruited a former prime manufacturing government at Toyota and Volkswagen to function its senior adviser of producing.