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New Fisker SUV design

Discussion in 'Electric Vehicles' started by SoCalGuy, Mar 28, 2013.

  1. SoCalGuy

    SoCalGuy Member

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    So here's the design from Fisker's FB page (had to mod the wheels since the ones they rendered were horrendous!). Has similar lines to the Lambo SUV... too bad we'll probably never see this. It looks waayyy better than the Model X.

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  2. carrerascott

    carrerascott FUEL FTR

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    Have to say that looks pretty horrendous itself (IMHO). And how is that an SUV?
     
  3. SoCalGuy

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    Really more of a crossover like the Model X.
     
  4. carrerascott

    carrerascott FUEL FTR

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    Maybe. I know that's just a sketch, but wow, zero visibility out the back for sure! And not much out the sides.
     
  5. stopcrazypp

    stopcrazypp Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, from the sketch looks like it will have horrible visibility and very little headroom. Or it may just be a lifted Fisker Karma.
     
  6. AnOutsider

    AnOutsider S532 # XS27

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    As I said on FB, if like to see more of it. From this shot it just looks like a karma on bigger wheels
     
  7. qwk

    qwk Model S P2681

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  8. gg_got_a_tesla

    gg_got_a_tesla Model S: VIN P65513, Model 3 Res Holder

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    That looks merely like a concept drawing; a real vehicle can never look like that for practical reasons such as visibility through the rear and appeal to more than car geeks. Exhibit A: how the Volt transformed from this to what it is today:

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  9. vfx

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    $100 says it has less interior space than a Model S.
     
  10. Doug_G

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    Sorry, I have to say that's just plain ugly.
     
  11. Mr X

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    lol that is UGLY
     
  12. hcsharp

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    I thought maybe it was ugly cuz of those wheels you shop'd but then I looked at the original and... you're right they are worse than horrendous. ew.
     
  13. AMPd

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    No headroom whatsoever in the back
     
  14. yobigd20

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    ......is the car on fire?? HAHAHAHA
     
  15. Zythryn

    Zythryn MS 70D, MX 90D

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    Trying to nail down why it looks so ugly.
    I suspect it is the fact that you have oversized wheels, with a solid/blocky body structure, with this relatively delicate looking wart on top.

    The color is nice, I like the body contours (for looks, don't know about function/practicality). But the little bubble on top just doesn't match with the blockiness of the rest of the car.
     
  16. electrified89

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    Wow, that is hideous.
     
  17. ElSupreme

    ElSupreme Model S 03182

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    Here is the original picture with the original wheels.

    And yes these wheels are beyond horrendous. And others seem to think the car is horrendous.

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    I don't think it is ugly, not really a fan though. Looks like a car, really doesn't seem to have much height. I would think the cockpit would have to get bigger for it to function properly as a car. And probably move forward, as getting into the back seats looks near impossible.
     
  18. smorgasbord

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    Jeez, talk about re-arranging deck chairs on the Titanic. Fisker owners and prospective purchasers need to think about future parts and service availability, not the wet dreams of designers somehow still on the payroll.

    I guess people here aren't too familiar with typical design processes. This one is just silly. Like a rear door that's 75% blocked by the wheel well - how is anyone supposed to even get in the back seat, if it even has a back seat.

    Hey, maybe Fisker wanted to be the first to have a 2 seat Crossover. Revolutionary!
     
  19. Zythryn

    Zythryn MS 70D, MX 90D

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    Maybe this was the disagreement Fisker had with the Board and thus the reason for his exit;)
     
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    I actually like it. Practical? Probably not. What I want to know is how big are those child toy wheels? 32 inch?


    Did they put this in a 1M ton press?

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