Henrik Fisker readies 2 cars for Detroit auto show
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Designer Henrik Fisker, he of the Aston Martin DB9, BMW Z-8 and his own Fisker Karma, will introduce two new vehicles in the Detroit autoshow.
He's just talking about among these, though, also it seems like it will be a doozy -- The Pressure 1 (yes, he capitalizes the "The").
However , as soon as we say speaking, it is more like suggesting. As it is possible to collect in the plan drawing here, the vehicle is going to be a 2-seat sportscar/superb auto.
Fisker claims it is going to be according to a current front/mid-motor rear-drive American automobile, however he'd not say which entrance/mid-motor rear-drive American automobile. If we needed to think, we had think Corvette.
"This high performance auto is an American take on a brilliant sports car featuring strong, stunning sculptural exterior styling, Ultra-Thin Ventilated (UTV) laser blade taillamps as well as a luxury modern inside for 2 individuals," Fisker claims in a statement. "The human anatomy on the limited-edition vehicle is really all carbon fibre sitting on 21" wheels with high-performance Pirelli P Zero tires, commanded by way of a exceptional new active suspension."
Certainly, Fisker is a designer because who else-but a designer would mention the tail-lights as well as the 21-inch wheels before stating such a thing regarding the drivetrain? He did explain the drivetrain could possess a powerplant that could be "...amongst the world's greatest end product natural(ly) aspirated motor(s) in a-road vehicle, pushed by the back wheels either with a six-speed manual or optional paddle-shift automobile carton."
Pricing will be between $200,000 and $300,000 when the vehicle begins its manufacturing run of "up to" 50 models, all assembled in Mi.
So he is setting a carbon-fiber body of his own layout on what, a Corvette? Perhaps it is those men setting the Corvette engines into Fisker Karmas? He would not say. In the event that you can think of some other chances, email them to us.
Fisker did say the suspension was created by by "...an acclaimed American racecar driver."
"I satisfied and spoke with an American racer, who still races, and he'd created a dynamic suspension to get a car he is racing therefore we presumed it would function as the appropriate kind of set up for us," Fisker stated when we caught up with him by telephone as he himself raced between airports on his way to Detroit.
No particulars were spilled about about this suspension nor even in regards to the cryptic race vehicle driver. Which of course lead us to speculate wildly about about this, also. Which energetic American Corvette racer also offers engineering smarts? Let us see, John Heinricy (retired in 2008), Ron Fellows (no, he”s Canadian), uh- Antonio Garcia (Spanish), Jan Magnussen (Danish, like Fisker, but perhaps he got a green-card or some thing?), Oliver Gavin (British), Tommy Milner? Hey, we understand Milner. Milner, is it-you?
But we are also supposing that it's a Corvette racer, plus it may be any American racer/technologist. As well as the racer is not the only one.
"There is a few more folks involved in this enterprise whom you know well," mentioned Fisker, although once again, including nothing when it comes to particulars.
But that is the way you build up suspense. Otherwise it would only be an additional automobile lost in the Detroit River tidal wave of new automobiles. Quite smart, Henrik.
"I am striving to keep up the suspense and exhilaration," Fisker stated, only before hopping on his flight. "It is fascinating to see an American little car business in this industry controlled by Europeans. You are viewing conventional bigger carmakers looking because of this perfect all about-vehicle. We are likely to be somewhat more on the border in high-end, fashion as well as power. It will be more revolutionary."
We'll have to wait another month to discover how extreme and just how near our crazy guess was to the fact. But so far it seems just like a fairly cool car.
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