Henrik Fisker

  • Fisker EMotion

    The Fisker EMotion electric car that was unveiled in Las Vegas on Tuesday is, for all intents and purposes, the production car. Granted we won't see it in production and on the road for two years, give or take, according to company chairman and CEO Henrik Fisker, but that's the car. Except for those rear butterfly doors. In an interview with Fisker on Wednesday, the stylish CEO told Motor Authority that the rear butterfly doors and their associated hinge hardware might not make it to production. ALSO SEE: Henrik's lessons from Fisker Automotive are shaping Fisker Inc. Front butterfly doors...

  • Fisker EMotion
    Henrik's lessons from Fisker Automotive are shaping Fisker Inc.

    Henrik Fisker's making a splash again with a shiny new car called the EMotion. Naturally, the comparisons between his failed Fisker Automotive and the new Fisker Inc. are already being drawn, which leaves us wondering what's different this time around. We sat down with Fisker at the 2018 Consumer...

  • Fisker Inc.
    Henrik Fisker revives Fisker brand for electric car startup

    Fisker is dead. Long live Fisker. Danish designer Henrik Fisker’s previous car company Fisker Automotive may have flopped, but that hasn’t stopped the serial entrepreneur from starting a new one. No, we’re not talking about VLF, a coachbuilder Fisker formed with fellow industry...

  • Benetti Fisker 50 concept
    Italy’s Benetti unveils Henrik Fisker-designed luxury yacht

    Now that he’s no longer trying to start his own automaker, Henrik Fisker is back doing what he does best: designing things. Recently, he’s been designing coachbuilt cars for the likes of Galpin and VLF. Now it’s been revealed Fisker has designed a luxury yacht for Italy’s...

  • Teaser for VLF Force 1 debuting at 2016 Detroit Auto Show
    VLF Teases V-10-Powered Force 1 Supercar, Reveal Coming Soon

    Henrik Fisker recently teamed up with VL Automotive (now VLF), the company turning Fisker Karmas into Corvette-powered hot rods, as both lead designer and a shareholder. He’s also designed a new supercar called the Force 1 that will debut later today at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show and is...

  • From left to right: Gilbert Villarreal, Bob Lutz, Henrik Fisker
    VL Automotive rebranded VLF as Henrik Fisker joins ranks

    VL Automotive, founded by industry stalwart Bob Lutz and industrialist Gilbert Villarreal, made headlines in the recent past because of radical plans to sell Karma sedans from bankrupt automaker Fisker Automotive that are stripped of their hybrid systems and powered instead by Corvette V-8s. Now...

  • Henrik Fisker

    Henrik Fisker has filed a $100 million civil lawsuit against Aston Martin in a federal court over allegations of extortion. Fisker, who previously worked for Aston Martin but is most famous for his failed car company Fisker Automotive, is claiming Aston Martin made “threats” regarding the planned introduction of a new concept car at next week’s 2016 Detroit Auto Show. The concept car is the Force 1, which was previewed by Fisker in a teaser sketch last month. According to Fisker’s legal team, the designer received a letter from a lawyer representing Aston Martin. The...

  • Galpin Rocket Speedster concept, 2015 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance
    Galpin And Henrik Fisker Unveil Ford Mustang-Based Rocket Speedster

    Last year’s Galpin Rocket proved to be such a hit that the people behind the 725-horsepower muscle car, Galpin Auto Sports and Henrik Fisker, have followed it up with a convertible version. Called the Galpin Rocket Speedster, the car is on show this weekend at the 2015 Pebble Beach Concours...

  • Aston Martin Vanquish-based 'Thunderbolt' from Henrik Fisker Design and Galpin Auto Sports
    Aston Martin And Fisker Settle Things "Amicably"

    Project Thunderbolt is a no-go. That's the official (and expected) word coming forth as Aston Martin and Henrik Fisker have apparently resolved their lawsuit. For those not familiar with the story, this all started when Fisker presented a new design study for a potential limited-run build of a car...

  • Aston Martin Vanquish-based 'Thunderbolt' from Henrik Fisker Design and Galpin Auto Sports
    Aston Martin Files Suit Against Henrik Fisker For Thunderbolt

    Henrik Fisker recently teamed up with Galpin Auto Sports to create a car called the Thunderbolt. It's based on the Aston Martin Vanquish, and it was created initially as a one-off design study to gauge potential interest in a small production run of the car. We're sure there was some interest...

  • Aston Martin Vanquish-based 'Thunderbolt' from Henrik Fisker Design and Galpin Auto Sports
    Henrik Fisker And Galpin Build Aston Martin Vanquish-Based Thunderbolt

    If you ever wondered what the latest Aston Martins may have looked like if Henrik Fisker was still penning them—recall that Fisker helped design the current DB9 and Vantage—then wonder no more as the Danish designer and entrepreneur, who is now running his own design firm, HF Design...

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    Henrik Fisker Looks To Form Joint Venture With Indian Firm

    It appears Henrik Fisker hasn’t given up on making a lasting statement in the automotive world. After suffering the setback of seeing his own car company go bankrupt and then sold off to Chinese interests, the Danish designer and entrepreneur is now seeking a tie-up with a firm in India...

  • Fisker Rocket

    There's some new American Muscle coming to the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. No, we're not talking about anything Hellcat, not the Z/28, and not some sort of Boss mobile. Instead, a familiar name in the car design space has teamed up with a familiar name in the Sell Every Ford on the Planet space. We're talking about Henrik Fisker and Galpin Auto Sports. We don't know much about the car yet, other than a few snippets of information. It's going to be called the Rocket, and it will apparently be the "Ultimate American Muscle Car". That could be in part due to the fact that it will be carbon...

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    Henrik Fisker To Make Announcement On Galpin Stand At L.A. Auto Show

    Henrik Fisker is probably best known for his attempt at starting an automaker but before the days of Fisker Automotive the Danish businessman was working as a car designer and running coachbuilder Fisker Coachbuild. Well, it appears Fisker isn’t finished with the auto world just yet as...

  • Henrik Fisker
    Henrik Fisker Joins Bidding War For Fisker Automotive: Report

    Less than a week after it was revealed that a consortium that included auto industry veteran Bob Lutz was bidding for control of Fisker Automotive, new reports are out claiming Henrik Fisker has now joined the bidding war. Henrik Fisker, of course, is a co-founder of the distressed electric car...

  • 2012 Fisker Karma
    Henrik Fisker Steps Down From Fisker Automotive

    Henrik Fisker has a long and distinguished career as an automotive designer, and is credited with styling the exterior of the BMW Z8 roadster and the Aston Martin DB9. He’s spent time at the helm of Ford’s Advanced Design Studio and was even on the Aston Martin Board of Directors for a...

  • Fisker Atlantic concept unveiling before New York Auto Show, April 2012
    Fisker Atlantic Concept: 2012 New York Auto Show Live Photos

    Will the Fisker Atlantic bring a fledgling green-luxury carmaker to profitability? Will it be built? Some analysts and industry experts are still skeptical, but if you ask Fisker Automotive CEO Tom LaSorda, its chief commercial officer Richard Beattie, or its founder Henrik Fisker, the answer will...

  • Prince Albert of Monaco and Henrik Fisker drive Fisker Karma on Monaco Grand Prix circuit, May 2011
    Fisker Karma Hits The Track At Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix

    Though the car is officially in production, there’s still no sign that deliveries of the Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid luxury sedan in the U.S. are about to start despite continuous claims that the car is coming. Despite the setbacks, Fisker managed to roll out one example of the svelte sedan...

  • Fisker Karma at Laguna Seca

    Amidst concerns that the Fisker Karma luxury plug-in hybrid sedan could just be ‘vaporware’ and that an actual release is still be years away, Fisker Automotive has announced the formation of an alliance with a Chinese company to help distribute the car in the world’s most populace nation. Fisker signed a deal with China Grand Automotive Group, a Chinese dealer group with more than 200 stores offering 40 different brands including the likes of Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Lexus and Audi. In fact, China Grand Auto’s revenues this year topped $7.5 billion so there’s...

  • First factory-built Fisker Karma live photos
    2010 L.A. Auto Show Preview: First Factory-Built Fisker Karma

    Fisker has announced today that its Karma plug-in hybrid luxury sedan will be on display at next week’s 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show and in doing so has made a not so subtle jab at GM by describing its car as the “first and only true electric vehicle with extended range”. You may...

  • Denmark Crown Prince Frederik and Fisker Karma
    Danish Prince Drives 2010 Fisker Karma At Copenhagen Greenhouse Summit

    In a move that'd make the Volt's first-drive team proud, Denmark's Crown Prince HRH Fredrik is the first outsider to drive the 2010 Fisker Karma series plug-in hybrid. The objectivity level is likely to be low, as Fredrik is the crown prince of the country hosting the COP15 UN Climate Conference...

  • Fisker developing new plug-in hybrid sports car
    Fisker developing plug-in hybrid sports car

    Fisker Coachbuild today announced the formation of a partnership with Quantum Technologies to develop a new eco-friendly plug-in hybrid sports car. The California-based coachbuilder currently sells modified versions of BMW’s 6-Series and Mercedes’ SL-Class roadster but plans to develop...

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