Fisker Automotive has officially revealed its latest model, the Atlantic plug-in hybrid sedan at the New York Auto Show. The Atlantic sedan is the latest model in Fisker’s expanding lineup. The Fisker Atlantic being shown off in New York is a design prototype of the new luxury extended range four-door sedan.
Fisker describes the Atlantic as a sporting sedan with a practical interior that is aimed at young families that want to drive an impactful, high-end vehicle while making a positive statement about responsibilities – both in terms of their commitment to sustainability and the practicalities of everyday life. The Atlantic borrows many of its styling cues from the larger Karma sedan. According to Fisker, the Atlantic’s design was inspired by nature, like the dynamic side theme, with strong sculptural lines that optically cross the center and over the rear wheels of the car. This gives a sense of power – replicating the stance of a wild tiger ready to pounce. The design prototype’s glass roof also shows off its ridged “spider” structure that allows the Atlantic to offer a remarkable amount of rear headroom for a car with its sleek, coupe-like stance.
The Atlantic sedan is a plug-in hybrid vehicle with a four-cylinder gasoline engine that acts as a generator and is not mechanically connected to the wheels. Fisker did not confirm the specs for the four-cylinder engine, but it is known that the Atlantic will be powered by a turbocharged BMW 2.0L. The Atlantic will come standard with rear-wheel-drive, but an all-wheel-drive version will also be offered as an option.
“We are exceptionally proud of the Atlantic design prototype, and believe we have created another groundbreaking car that looks and will drive like nothing else on the road in this class,” said Henrik Fisker, co-founder, Executive Chairman, and Design Director of Fisker Automotive.
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