Home LifeStyle  Luxury Cars The Fisker Coachbuild Tramonto

The Fisker Coachbuild Tramonto

Posted: Sep. 27th, 2005  |  By JustLuxe TeamThe Affluent Lifestyle Guide
RSS Syndicated News Email a Friend Suggest an Article Share Visit Website
Luxury Autos: It's undeniable. There's a stigma about going solo. Remember the prom fiasco? Now that you've entered adulthood, the thought of entering a restaurant and announcing, "Table for one", brings you to your knees. What is it about going solo that instills such panic in otherwise confident grown-ups? Possibly the fear of ridicule without backup? At some point we have to accept that some things must be done alone.

Henrik Fisker, the former design director at Ford Motor's Aston Martin subsidiary, decided it was time to leave the nest when he started his own car company, Fisker Coachbuild. A risky move to leave such a cushy job to enter one of the world's most competitive and expensive industries on his own. But even at 42 Fisker has already designed such classics as Aston's DB9, BMW's Z8 roadster and the Ford Shelby GR-1 prototype.

Fisker is known for his innovative vision and the bold designs under the Fisker Coachbuild show his best effort to date. Appropriately described as crosses between BMWs and Aston Martins, Fisker's super fast cars feature dramatic touches such as grilles that resemble airplane wings.

The Fisker Coachbuild Tramonto goes into production this spring, and the Latigo CS goes into production during the third quarter of 2006. The two-seat Tramonto will have 610 hp and a top speed of 202 mph. The Latigo CS will have 550 hp. Pricing is not yet available.

For LxM Amy Covington
Related Topics : Lifestyle News
Share on Facebook Share
See Next Article
Related Articles
Featured Contributor
Tina StewartTina Stewart
Shown at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, the Garia Mansory Currus will make more of an impression on...
Read More | View Profile
The Best of Luxury
Event Calendar

the holiday gift guide 2013

DISCOVER THE LIST >
1

Sony DSC-QX100 Smartphone Attachable Lens

Sony basically packed all the usual camera inner workings within the lens... more >

2

Flask Bangle by Cynthia Rowley

For the life of the party this Cynthia Rowley flask bangle holds three ounces... more >

3

Carbon Fiber Ciclotte

Designed and crafted in Italy, Ciclotte's luxury exercise bike models... more >

Day

Keeping Up with JustLuxe
Like Us on FacebookFollow Us on TwitterRSS Feeds
Sign Up for Our Newsletter!
Current News & Features
Vertu Shows Off Their Craftsmanship Chops With The New Aster Leaf
Jaguar’s Big New Cat is Out of the Bag
Traversing Two Colorado Peaks With the 2017 Porsche Macan GTS
Houston's Blossoming Summer Bar Scene
José Andrés Stares Down Michelin Recognition
7 Elite Tennis Academies Producing Pros
Plan Your Summer Party Like the Professionals Do
All Black Everything for This New Yacht Concept
Hendrick's Gin Salutes the Glamour of Flight with a Giant Cucumber
Rolls-Royce Introduces Floating Concept
See the complete list

Best of Luxury

Finding the best in luxury can be a daunting task, which is why we've taken it on for you.
View All Best of Luxury
LivingLuxe. Exclusive Deals and Luxury Brands. Learn More
JustLuxe Galleries presents Popular Photo Galleries
Meet Our Writers Become a Contributor
The New Aston Martin DB11 Takes On Heat
Kat Ward »
East Coast Defender Taps Into the Heart of the Aftermarket
Jackie Bryant »
Jaguar’s Big New Cat is Out of the Bag
Michael Crenshaw »
See More Contributors
THINGS WE LIKE