Introduced in Could 2022, the Fisker Rōnin shall be positioned because the younger model’s flagship mannequin when it goes on sale later within the 2020s. It is nonetheless below growth, however Fisker launched preliminary specs akin to vary and pricing to present us a greater concept of what to anticipate.
New photographs of the Rōnin present a low-slung convertible with two full-size entrance doorways, a pair of smaller rear doorways, and pronounced wheel arches which might be paying homage to the Karma. The entrance doorways open in a butterfly style, like in lots of fashionable McLaren fashions, whereas the again doorways are rear-hinged to facilitate the duty of hopping within the again seats. And your eyes aren’t deceiving you: the Rōnin appears extra like a sedan than a convertible in a number of the photographs. Fisker explains the mannequin will come normal with a power-operated exhausting high.
It describes the Rōnin as “a sizeable car” that is able to seating as much as 5 passengers and that provides “distinctive” cargo capability. The driving force will face a futuristic-looking steering wheel with what appears like an built-in instrument cluster, a digital dashboard that is not in contrast to the Hyperscreen fitted to some current-generation Mercedes-Benz fashions, and a 17.1-inch show for the infotainment system.
Powertrain particulars are obscure at finest, and Fisker warns that the figures it is offering might change as a result of the Rōnin is a piece in progress. As of writing, it plans to ship a convertible with over 1,000 horsepower and roughly 600 miles of driving vary from a battery pack built-in into the aluminum space-frame chassis. Composite components, together with carbon fiber wheels, will assist offset the drivetrain’s weight. If every thing goes in keeping with plan, the Rōnin will attain 60 mph from a cease in 2 seconds flat and hold accelerating till 170 mph.
Fisker claims it should construct 999 models of the Rōnin by hand, although there isn’t any phrase but on the place manufacturing will happen. Pricing begins at $385,000, a determine that places the convertible in supercar territory, and deliveries are tentatively scheduled to start out within the second half of 2025. We’re taking this date with a grain of salt: hitting deadlines is not one in all Fisker’s strengths. It initially deliberate to ship the Rōnin in 2024.