After years of anticipation, Faraday Future has revealed its planned production vehicle to the public. Billed as the FF 91, was unveiled at the 2017 CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in the US.Nick Sampson, the company’s senior vice president of research, development, and engineering, opened up the press conference by telling attendees they were not going to just see a new car; they were about to “witness day one of a new era of mobility.” “The world is on the cusp of the evolution of the automobile since its introduction,” “Faraday Future intends to lead that charge.”
Introducing the FF 91
The new electric car has straightaway stolen the performance claims from its arch-rival, Tesla. How? The FF 91 is touted as the quickest EV in the world. It will accelerate from 0-100km/h in just 2.39 seconds – which a tenth faster than the Tesla Model S P100D. It develops nearly 1,050bhp of power along with 1,800Nm of peak torque. And if you don’t go flat out all the time, the FF 91 will return over 700km of range, claims the maker.
Preorders for the first vehicles have begun, with a $5,000 fully refundable deposit and an option to upgrade to the launch series called the “Alliance edition.” Cars are scheduled to be delivered in 2018.The Faraday Future FF 91 packs a raft of electronic gadgets. Faraday has incorporated artificial intelligence, meaning that the car will constantly learn about you, the driver, to provide a more personalized experience. The FF 91 offers profile identification, seamless entry, and multi-screen connection, There’s no key to unlock/lock the car as well – it can be done via facial recognition or touch buttons on doors.The FF 91 also comes with driverless valet parking function. Other tech highlights include a single HD display in place of the rear view mirrors.