Two weeks ago, a Faraday Future test car caught fire in California. According to foreign media reports, Faraday Future's recent coach change behavior is due to an accident with this test car. The Faraday Future Global CEO position has now been taken over by China CEO Chen Xuefeng, and Breitfeld's position as FF Global CEO has been vacated. Mass production of FF91 has been delayed many times, and an accident with a test car added fog to prospects for its mass production.
The Faraday Future (FF) mass production process has many twists and turns. His first model FF91 was launched in Las Vegas, USA on January 3, 2017, which caused a big sensation at time. Coming back to this car, there are actually light spots in its design. The overall proportions are quite developed. In terms of body shape, it seems to include elements of many models. It has length of a minivan coupe and height of a station wagon.
From current point of view, there are still many highlights on front. The overall design style is simple, and closed grille does not have an excessive design.
The design of side is also very futuristic, especially proportions of doors, which are a very advanced design, and station wagon-like rear of car also gives enough of a sense of movement. And design of doorway also gives a strong appeal, even now it seems like a pretty good highlight, in accordance with tone of this car itself.
There were different plans for design of rear of car. At first it was not a pass-through tail light, but a regular light with a clear glass construction, later changed to the more popular through-type. Personally, I think it is not as characteristic as it used to be.
The interior has its own ideas, but it seems more mainstream these days. This large screen design for co-pilot is adopted in many models, and can only be regarded as quite satisfactory, more like everyday. The three screen setup is formal.
In terms of performance, data is exaggerated. The 3-motor electric drive system equipped with it claims a maximum output of 1050 horsepower, and acceleration to 96 km / h is completed in 2.39 seconds. However, none of “big pies” drawn so far has been tested, and a production car has not appeared for a day, and it is impossible to judge true commercial strength of this car.
We can say that Faraday Future FF91 has a difficult fate. FF itself has many problems. The loss in third quarter of this year reached 398 million US dollars. Although loss has decreased compared to same period last year, it is still at a high level. As for hottest issue of mass production, FF91 has also experienced many ticket failures. From 2018 to present, it has been in "one step" state. Although news of mass production appears from time to time, this is just a flash in pan. In terms of orders, when it began taking orders in March 2021, FF stated that number of orders reached 14,000, but later changed its words and stated that this is just a "letter of intent" with a willingness to buy, and number of orders, who actually paid deposit was only 369, which is a relatively large gap. From a good point of view, at least there are still test vehicles to test at moment and project has not been completely put on hold. Whether new CEO can turn tide and launch FF91 as soon as possible, only time will tell.