Fisker has revealed new details about its range-topping super-EV, the Ronin. Reservations are now officially open, with customer deliveries planned for the first half of 2025. Prices are also now confirmed at $385,000 (£302,000).
Named after the film with its famous car chase, the Fisker Ronin is the first car to come out of Fisker’s Magic Works division based in the UK and under the guidance of former Aston Martin man David King.
The low-slung four-door, five-seater, convertible all-electric sports car is expected to have over 1,000bhp, with its tri-motor, four-wheel drive setup getting the car from 0-60mph in around two seconds, according to Fisker. Top speed will be in excess of 170mph.
Yet in spite of that level of performance, Fisker is aiming for class-leading range. “We want to offer around 600 miles of range,” he said, “Enough to get you from Paris to St Tropez in one go – this is a luxury GT.”
The efficiency comes from a new construction method with an integrated battery pack that incorporates the cells into a unique all-aluminium body structure. There’s no word yet on battery capacity, but there will be front and rear boot spaces, with the folding carbon fibre roof able to electrically fold down into the latter. It will also feature huge 23-inch carbon fibre wheels.
The low-slung bodywork has a hint of Fisker Karma about it (from Henrik Fisker’s ill-fated 90s start-up) with its long, low bonnet that’s punctuated by sculpted wheel arches on each side housing oversized wheels. The doors open in a butterfly style, with Fisker claiming it’ll be the easiest convertible to get into, while the hard-top convertible uses a carbon fibre roof.
The design features new Fisker styling cues that will filter down to the rest of the range, while it’ll become a showcase for the brand’s technologies, too. As such, it will feature a new 17.1-inch driver information display placed in front of the driver that’s new to the Ronin.
Fisker hasn’t decided where the car will be built yet, but with the development work being carried out in Banbury in the UK, Fisker didn’t rule out manufacture in the UK, too. “If we get the right group, we could,” he said. “We’re going to go out and talk to suppliers who’ll potentially build it after the summer. It’ll be handbuilt and we’re talking less than 1,000 units.”
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