A launch version of the Fisker Ocean is already bought out, and pre-orders for a second model of the Ocean will begin November 18, the day after the deliberate begin of manufacturing, the corporate confirmed in its second-quarter monetary outcomes.
Simply 5,000 items of the Fisker Ocean One launch version are deliberate, and prospects gave the corporate a $5,000 down fee for every one. In an announcement, CEO Henrik Fisker famous that many purchasers did this with out even seeing the Ocean in individual, not to mention taking a take a look at drive. That enthusiasm additionally fueled Fisker’s stock-market itemizing by way of a SPAC reverse merger in October 2020.
2023 Fisker Ocean
Along with the 5,000 Ocean One pre-orders safe with down funds, Fisker mentioned it had 56,000 reservations (internet of cancellations) as of August 1. That is up from 45,000 as of Fisker’s Q1 2022 earnings name and 31,000 as of the corporate’s This autumn 2021 earnings name.
Manufacturing is scheduled to begin at contractor Magna’s Austrian manufacturing facility November 17. Prospects will have the ability to begin changing these reservations into extra agency pre-orders the next day, however just for the Ocean Excessive mannequin. Pre-orders for the Ocean Extremely and Ocean Sport fashions will begin in Q1 2023, the corporate mentioned.
Fisker additionally confirmed an enlargement of its retail areas. Fisker Lounge (beforehand referred to by the corporate as Expertise Middle) showrooms in Los Angeles and Munich are scheduled to open later this 12 months, and Fisker goals to have 50 showrooms and repair facilities in North America and Europe by the tip of 2023.
2023 Fisker Ocean
Unveiled in idea kind at CES in 2020, the Ocean can have a most 350-mile vary and $37,499 base value, Fisker has mentioned. The corporate has additionally mentioned a Versatile Lease program for $379 a month plus a $2,999 initiation and activation payment—permitting 30,000 miles a 12 months plus the flexibility to stroll away at any time with out a penalty.
Fisker has already confirmed a second manufacturing mannequin—the $29,900 Pear—and an settlement with Foxconn to construct it on the Ohio manufacturing facility additionally slated to fabricate the Lordstown Endurance electrical pickup truck. It had began taking reservations for the Pear earlier than the manufacturing deal was introduced.