Faraday Future, a new electric vehicle startup that plans to take on Tesla, is planning something big for the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) next week in Vegas. A new teaser video gives a glimpse at the company’s new concept car, though details are slim at this point.
We first heard about Faraday Future in July, when we reported about this new company’s ambitious plans to deliver its first vehicle by 2017. The first FF vehicle is reportedly a high-riding, all-electric sedan, and the teaser video shows some sort of vehicle on a racetrack. This suggests a focus on high performance, no surprise considering Tesla’s “Ludicrious Mode” and high-horsepower drivetrains. Earlier rumors suggested that FF’s first car would use a 98 kWh battery pack, a significant jump from 90 kWh, the largest battery offered by Tesla.
FF is saying that its CES reveal is a concept, so it may not share any production details quite yet. The company, which is based in Gardena, California, has been steadily growing its team of engineers and designers, several of whom come from companies like Tesla, BMW, and Lamborghini. The company hasn’t shared any details on a factory, and the identity of the CEO remains a secret.
CES might be Faraday Future’s chance to present itself to the world, so expect to shed some light on this mysterious company next week. Stay tuned for more info.
— Faraday Future (@FaradayFuture) December 30, 2015