At CES 2017, Faraday Future debuted its first electric car that is called the FF 91.
In terms of battery technology, FF 91 is using the world’s highest energy density battery cell that creates the most compact and potent battery pack on the market today.
FF 91 uses a 130-kilowatt hour battery that provides an EPA “adjusted” top range of 378 miles (605 km), or 482 miles (771 km) if cruising at a steady speed of 55 mph.
FF 91 is an all-wheel drive electric car that uses 3-phase permanent magnet motors producing 1,050 HP and 1,800 Nm of torque.
The car is very fast, even faster than a Tesla Model S P100D Ludicrous because it does 0 to 60 mph in only 2.39 seconds.
The car uses 30 sensors, including a LIDAR radar to provide autonomous driving and also a self-parking function that can even search for a free parking lot for the driver.
There is no door handle on this vehicle, and there are no keys, the doors are open with the help of buttons, and cameras are using facial recognition to identify the driver, and the passengers.
There are also no mirrors on this vehicle, HD displays are used to replace the rear view and the side mirrors.
HD cameras are providing a wider view for the driver than regular mirrors can do.
FF 91 provides more than any electric car on the market today, FF 91 comes with a software that can drive the vehicle for you, can find a parking spot, can park the vehicle without your presence, and sends you a message when the car is parked.
This is not only a green vehicle, is actually an intelligent entity that can open the doors for you, can adjust the temperature for you, can load your music, movies, email, and so on.
The interior space provided by the FF 91 is huge (151 cubic feet), and was obtained by eliminating the space occupied by the driving train of a traditional vehicle.
The car comes with 22-inch aerologic wheels, that can transform their shape kinetically, and improving the aerodynamic coefficient of the vehicle.
No price was announced yet for this vehicle, but insiders say that the retail price for the FF 91 is around $180,000, and if you live in the U.S., Canada or China, you can reserve it for the amount of $5,000.
However, FF 91 seems to enter the production line in early 2018, and if the actual specs will be kept, it will become the fastest production EV in the world with the time of 2.39 seconds from 0 to 60 mph.
With such a huge power under its hood (1,050 HP), FF 91 can be compared with electric hypercars such as Rimac Concept One and Nio EP9, but these vehicles have a price that exceeds $1 million, so the retail price of $180,000 for the FF 91, which is an intelligent entity, and will become the fastest EV in production, is considered a bargain.
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