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HENRIK FISKER UNVEILS OFFICIAL
NAME AND DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS
OF FISKER INC.’S INAUGURAL
FISKER EMOTION TO REDEFINE PREMIUM, ALL-ELECTRIC
LUXURY AS FIRST SEDAN TO BOAST 400-MILE RANGE
Los Angeles, CA (October 31, 2016) —Henrik Fisker, entrepreneur
increases the interior space. The interior will have more space
and world-renowned automotive designer, through his newly
than its closest competitors and more rear legroom than
launched Fisker Inc., announced today the design and
many full-size luxury sedans, despite its sporty silhouette.
specifications surrounding the launch of his forthcoming
The Fisker EMotion will feature a composite, carbon fiber and
electric vehicle, the Fisker EMotion.
The Fisker EMotion highlights new styles and proportions for
the luxury sport sedan category with a sculptural body and
greenhouse emphasizing aerodynamics. The vehicle will
aluminum structure with an innovative battery integration.
The EMotion will use a new battery technology using graphene,
with battery packs produced by Fisker Nanotech, a joint
venture between Fisker Inc. and Nanotech Energy Inc.
include a large curved front windscreen pushed forward,
The EMotion will be equipped with hardware that will allow
diving into an extremely low bonnet. The rear features an
fully autonomous driving when approved and released by a
integrated spoiler and aggressive functional diffusor to aid
soon-to-be-announced partnered supplier. The interior will
aerodynamics, which will help achieve a 161 mph (260 Km/h)
emphasize ultimate comfort and user interface from both
top speed and a 400-mile (640 KM) electric range.
front and rear seats, and all seats will have access to screens
and infotainment features.
Fisker has taken advantage of the newly developed electric
power train layout by pushing the vehicle’s entire interior
compartment forward and increasing the wheelbase with
distinctively short front and rear overhangs, a layout that
The Fisker EMotion is scheduled to be produced in an existing
facility in the USA. The first deliveries will be announced after
the vehicle is shown in mid 2017.
ABOUT HENRIK FISKER
ABOUT FISKER INC.
Henrik Fisker is one of the world’s leading automotive designers
and entrepreneurs. Founder, Chairman and CEO of the newly
launched Fisker Inc., Fisker previously founded Fisker Automotive
in 2007, where he served as Chairman and CEO until 2013 and
launched the world’s first premium electric vehicle with a range
extender – the 2012 Fisker Karma. In January 2016, Fisker co-founded
VLF Automotive, an American luxury sports car manufacturer based
in Auburn Hills, Michigan that focuses on low volume, specialty
cars, with Bob Lutz and Gilbert Villarreal. Fisker is head of design
and product strategy at VLF, which currently boasts three models:
the VLF Destino V8, VLF Force 1 V10 and VLF Rocket. In June 2013,
he founded and currently serves as the CEO of HF Design, a design
and innovation company developing a number of first-to-market
consumer products in categories ranging from automotive, lifestyle,
homeware, education and smart devices. The company announced
a partnership with Benetti Yachts in April 2016, launching a 164-foot
super yacht series called the Benetti Fisker 50. From 2001-2005,
Fisker was design director and board member of Aston Martin and
also held various senior roles at Ford Motor Company. From 19892000, Fisker held various prominent positions at BMW including
President and CEO of BMW Designworks USA. Fisker is known for
designing iconic cars such as the BMW Z8, Aston Martin V8 Vantage
and Aston Martin DB9.
California-based Fisker Inc. is an American automaker revolutionizing
the development of electric vehicles with game-changing battery
solutions. The brainchild of EV pioneer and world-leading automotive
designer, Henrik Fisker, Fisker Inc.’s mission is to set a new standard of
excellence and performance in the electric vehicle industry, developing
unique, high-performance electric vehicles with disruptive battery
technology through its battery division, Fisker Nanotech.
To learn more, visit www.fiskerinc.com
ABOUT FISKER AUTOMOTIVE
Henrik Fisker founded Fisker Automotive, introducing the first-ever
green lifestyle automotive company, in 2007. In 2012, Fisker
Automotive boasted a team of 600 people, raised more than
$1 billion in capital and skyrocketed from concept to a full-scale
production, sales and marketing company, launching the critically
acclaimed Fisker Karma. Fisker Automotive won numerous
awards and honors for the Karma, including Time Magazine’s
Best Inventions of the Year in 2012, and sold more than 2000
vehicles. On the heels of its battery supplier filing for bankruptcy
after two battery recalls, Fisker Automotive Inc. filed for bankruptcy
in November 2013. Its assets, excluding the Fisker brand, were
subsequently sold in a structured bankruptcy auction to China
-based Wanxiang Group in February 2014.
To learn more, visit www.henrikfisker.org.
Fisker Inc. has no affiliation with Wanxiang; Wanxiang’s subsidiary, Karma
Automotive; or the Karma Revero, the remake of the original Fisker Karma.