Fisker has launched extra particulars on its extremely anticipated Undertaking PEAR, a automobile which has the potential to convey EVs to a a lot wider viewers due to a promised beginning worth of $29,900.
Fisker on Wednesday introduced that the PEAR will hit the highway in prototype type later this 12 months and make its official debut within the second half of 2023. The corporate has beforehand introduced that manufacturing will begin someday in 2024.
Manufacturing will probably be outsourced to Foxconn, the Taiwanese contract producer well-known for constructing iPhones for Apple. Foxconn will deal with manufacturing of the PEAR at a former Normal Motors plant in Lordstown, Ohio, which it acquired from struggling EV startup Lordstown Motors.
PEAR is simply a code identify. It is an acronym for “Private Electrical Automotive Revolution,” and Fisker describes the automobile as a sporty, agile crossover for city environments. It’s going to measure about 177 inches in size, or a bit shorter than small EVs just like the Hyundai Ioniq 5 and Volkswagen ID.4, and be capable to seat 5.
Teaser for Fisker Undertaking PEAR due in 2024
Fisker on Wednesday additionally supplied a take a look at the PEAR’s inside design and mentioned the automobile could have one thing referred to as a Houdini trunk, in addition to a low beltline and a big wraparound windscreen. The Houdini trunk is described as being a substitute for conventional rear cargo hatches.
Consumers will be capable to select between a single-motor rear-wheel-drive configuration or a dual-motor all-wheel-drive setup. They can even be capable to select between two batteries, with the big choice (Hyper Vary) focused to ship over 310 miles of vary. An out there panoramic roof with photo voltaic panels will assist prolong the vary.
Fisker mentioned it would launch extra particulars on the PEAR all through 2022. The corporate additionally mentioned the automobile has already managed to rack up 3,200 reservations.
In the meantime Fisker’s first automobile, the Ocean, has surpassed 50,000 reservations. The small crossover is priced from $37,499 and can begin manufacturing in November. Right here to Fisker has outsourced manufacturing, on this case to Magna Steyr which is dealing with the manufacturing at a plant in Austria.