Fisker showed off a series of prototype vehicles at its first “Product Imaginative and prescient Day” occasion, outlining the EV startup’s wide-ranging roadmap for the approaching years. These included the sub-$30,000 Pear SUV, the Ronin sports activities automobile, Alaska pickup truck, and a brand new off-road bundle for the Ocean SUV that Fisker simply began delivering a few short months ago.
Though the corporate had teased just a few of those automobiles beforehand (and even opened reservations for the Pear last year), TechCrunch notes the occasion marked the primary time they had been all proven off in prototype kind. Fisker hopes to place greater than one of many automobiles into manufacturing throughout the subsequent couple of years — an formidable goal given, as Reuters notes, the availability chain disruptions the small firm has been going through.
Probably the most reasonably priced automobile within the lineup is scheduled to be the Pear (which stands for “Private Electrical Automotive Revolution”). Fisker hopes to ultimately promote the SUV for $29,900 when it goes on sale in mid-2025, which Electrek notes ought to carry its value right down to $22,400 after tax credit. Fisker hopes to hit this comparatively reasonably priced value level by producing the Pear in massive portions and with a simplified design course of that it says ends in it needing 35 p.c fewer components than comparable fashions. The automobile will likely be assembled by contract manufacturer Foxconn in Ohio, the place it has a plant it acquired from Lordstown Motors.
Different attention-grabbing options of the Pear electrical SUV embrace a so-called “Houdini Trunk” that slides down into the rear bumper to be more room environment friendly in cramped parking spots, the choice to have a bench seat within the entrance of the automobile so it could seat as much as six individuals, and a entrance trunk that Electrek notes slides out from behind the automobile’s entrance grille.
Subsequent up is the Alaska, an $45,400 electrical pickup truck that Fisker hopes to start out delivering in 2025. In a press release, Fisker outlined its ambition for the Alaska to be the “world’s lightest EV pickup truck” and the “world’s most sustainable truck” as well, and is concentrating on a most vary of between 230 and 340 miles. It additionally has a Houdini-branded aspect; a mattress divider that may retract to show the cargo mattress and rear cabin right into a single floor as much as 9.2 toes in size. TechCrunch reviews it’ll be constructed by a contract producer in Europe in the identical plant that has produced its Ocean SUV.
In the meantime, the Ocean SUV is getting a brand new Drive-E offroad bundle that’s scheduled to be out there within the first quarter of subsequent 12 months at a value that’s but to be introduced. The bundle contains greater floor clearance, 33-inch tyres on 20-inch wheels, a roof basket, and a extra sturdy underbody plate.
Lastly there’s the top-of-the-line Ronin, a fiver-seater grand tourer sports activities automobile that Fisker hopes will someday provide over 600 miles of vary per cost. It’s a hard-top convertible with 4 butterfly doorways with ambitions to do 0 to 60 in two seconds. Fisker’s press launch doesn’t provide any agency pricing info on the Ronin past saying that it “will likely be ultra-luxury priced and inbuilt restricted portions.”