The slow dripping of information surrounding the upcomingcontinues, while the swanky , sits in hibernation for a few more years. This time, Henrik Fisker took to Twitter to announce a non-traditional ownership model for the SUV, however.
On Thursday, Mr. Fisker said the upcoming SUV model will be available in a "flexible-lease" program only. It's not clear what exactly that may mean, but he touted "no long-term contract" to get behind the wheel of the electric utility vehicle. Replying to a few other tweets, the famed designer and head of this reborn Fisker appeared to confirm this will be a subscription type of program after a user mentioned Care by Volvo.
He said the cost will be "way, way, way lower" thanand provided a Nov. 27 date for when we'll receive prices for the electric SUV. Other details he shared about this flexible lease include more miles than Care by Volvo and no minimum term. This will give Fisker drivers "total freedom," according to the designer and head of the company.
For some comparison, Care by Volvo starts at $650 per month and nets subscribers ancrossover, insurance, 15,000 miles per year, maintenance and a few other perks.
We still don't have a name for the model, but in the original tweet, Mr. Fisker said we'll be getting that information next week. Other hints about the upcoming SUV from Fisker include a starting price under $40,000, an, a targeted EPA-estimated range of 300 miles and a solar roof. We've seen a , which revealed a handsome design, and on the side, there's a . Mr. Fisker does not design conventional vehicles.
The company hopes to start delivering the SUV in 2021, but we could see the vehicle totally revealed this year. In the meantime, the company is still working on in-houseto power its EMotion sedan. The car was supposed to launch this year with the revolutionary batteries, but with the delay, Fisker turned to current battery technology to power more affordable models, like the SUV.