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Bieber to invest in Fisker?

Discussion in 'Electric Vehicles' started by sp4rk, May 2, 2013.

  1. sp4rk

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    I think this is a good news. I would like Fisker developed the Atlantic and redesign the Karma.
     
  3. AnOutsider

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    I kept thinking this was an April Fool's joke with all the Batmobile talk...

    Sounds like it would be more prudent to just hire Henrik since all he seems to like is the design.
     
  4. dsm363

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    Didn't he give his Fisker away to his manager or something?
     
  5. Zythryn

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    I doubt it, but he certainly could help with a chunk of the debt, as well as bringing attention to the company and getting others involved?

    I would have loved to see the Atlantic, although I didn't have high hopes for it.

    To get Fisker out of the fire, I believe investors would have to cover the DOE loan ($176 Million?), pay of debts they haven't been covering, rebuild lots of lost goodwill with both dealers and owners, and jump start the development of Atlantic (I have no idea how far along this was or how much/little it would take).
     
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    Scooter (his manager) gave Justin the Fisker for his 18th b'day
     
  7. richkae

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    He doesn't have enough money to make much of a difference.
     
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    Guess he's a Fisker belieber.....
     
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    Imagine what would come over the stereo in the next Fisker... :eek:
     
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    Better to hire a car fabricator to build him what he wants from scratch. Even taking a SLK or LFA and completely doing the outside would give him a unique car.

    If he's super into the Atlantic, just buy it at the Fisker auction and have someone build him an identcal one one that works.

    Leo bought and drove one of the original T-Zeros http://www.acpropulsion.com/products-tzero.html
     
  11. sp4rk

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    At volume 11 no less. ew.
     
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    How is this anything less than a joke?
     
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    A fool and his money are soon parted...
     
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    This was the last ditch effort of some Fisker executive. Call up the Biebs and say "Sorry, we're going to have to declare bankruptcy. It's a shame too (sigh). We were just about to start on that Batman car you were requesting we look into."
     
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    I kind of hope someone buys the designs and makes cars out of them. You certainly could slap the Karma chasis onto a Tesla skateboard with not a whole ton of alteration (the sizes are below). You'd gain the frunk for storage, improve the interior cabin space, make the car sportier, all while maintaining that super sexy Fisker body style.

    It will never happen given Musk is happily dancing on Fisker's grave after the way Henrick wasted Tesla's time with his subterfuge. It's too bad, really. He could have made the Model S a better looking car (not that it isn't beautiful but it's not too far off from a Jaguar).


    Fisker Karma Dimensions:
    [TR="class: bg-grey, bgcolor: #EDECEB"][/TR][TR="class: bg-grey, bgcolor: #EDECEB"][/TR][TR="class: bg-grey, bgcolor: #EDECEB"][/TR][TR="class: bg-grey, bgcolor: #EDECEB"][/TR]
    Overall Length:196.8 in.
    Wheelbase:124.4 in.
    Overall Width:78.1 in.
    Overall Height:52.4 in.
    Front Track:66.6 in.
    Rear Track:67.0 in.
    Turning Circle:40.4 ft.
    Curb Weight:5300 lbs.
    Tesla Model S
    [TR="class: bg-grey, bgcolor: #EDECEB"][/TR][TR="class: bg-grey, bgcolor: #EDECEB"][/TR][TR="class: bg-grey, bgcolor: #EDECEB"][/TR][TR="class: bg-grey, bgcolor: #EDECEB"][/TR]
    Overall Length:196.0 in.
    Wheelbase:116.5 in.
    Overall Width:77.3 in.
    Overall Height:56.5 in.
    Front Track:65.4 in.
    Rear Track:66.9 in.
    Turning Circle:37.0 ft.
    Curb Weight:4647 lbs.
     
  17. Mr X

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    damn biebs is into the wrong car floydthinking.png


    should be investing into tesla instead [​IMG]
     

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