CES 2017: Faraday Future FF 91 Has 1,050 HPJanuary 4, 2017
Company Faraday Future, is going to compete with the company Tesla Motors, has officially unveiled its first model – the 1050-hp electric crossover called FF 91. Premier vehicle that can pass without charging up to 700 kilometers, was held at the Consumer Electronics Show CES in Las-Vegas.
Overall length of the crossover is 5.2 meters, width – 2,28 m, height – 1.59 meters and wheelbase size reaches 3.6 meters. The car is built on a modular platform, which is developed by the company independently, equipped with an adaptive suspension and fully controllable chassis. From zero to 100 kilometers per hour such car can be accelerated for 2.39 seconds. This is faster than even, for example, Ferrari 488 GTB.
The coefficient of aerodynamic drag is 0.25. For comparison, the Toyota Prius and the Tesla Model S, the figure is 0.24. In the company clarify that the car has been developed even special 22-inch wheels that can change the picture spoke for the best aerodynamics at high speeds.
Crossover is equipped with four electric motors with total capacity of 1050 hp (1800 Nm) that feed from the power lithium-ion batteries developed by Faraday Future cooperation with LG Chem. Their capacity is 130 kilowatt-hours, while for the Tesla Model X, which is going to compete FF 91, can be ordered only batteries 100 kilowatt-hours.
The novelty will be available with 110 or 240-volt home charger for 1.5, 10 or 15 kilowatts. The top version will charge the battery for 4.5 hours. The company argued that their car can be recharged at any charging station anywhere in the world. Even for those just going to put into operation, such as 200-kilowatt station.
Faraday Future FF 91 is equipped with an advanced autopilot system with more sensors than the models Tesla. Crossover has 10 cameras, 12 ultrasonic sensors, radar and 13 special one optical finder LIDAR. The last of them at work will leave the hood.
The car can be parked without the driver and then get yourself to it, and automatically detect the owner’s face. Cameras mounted on the middle rack, recognize not only the face but also emotions, automatically adjusting the audio system and even choosing the right program of massage chairs.
In addition, the FF 91 have Internet access, a panoramic glass roof, which fades after pressing, chair with zero gravity and rear seat whose backrest can recline to an angle of 60 degrees (for comparison, the current Maybach – 43 degrees).
The company began taking pre-orders for FF 91 on its website. Prepayment is 5 thousand dollars, but the full cost of the machine has not been revealed (according to preliminary data, the price will reach 150-200 thousand dollars). The first 300 crossover released in a special configuration with an exclusive body color and interior trim.
Crossover collect in our own factory Faraday Future in Nevada. The first customers will receive their cars in 2018.
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