In 2019, FCE echoed for the first time the existence of Drako , a Californian startup that had developed a 1,200 hp electric grand tourer (Drako GTE) from the old Fisker Karma (later renamed Karma Revero). Now, those responsible for the company have announced the development of a second model that will be presented before the end of the year: the Drako Dragon.
At the moment only some images have been revealed as a preview of the vehicle, which will be a rival sports SUV of proposals such as the Lotus Eletre. It’s torn optical groups will remember, saving the distances, those of the Ford Mustang Mach-E. However, its most striking feature will be the use of gull-wing doors similar to those found in supercars like the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG.
It will have four electric motors capable of producing 2,000 CV, which will make it not only the most powerful SUV on the planet but also one of the most powerful cars on the market, reaching the height of hypercars such as the radical Lotus Evija and surpassing by the way to the Bugatti Chiron, Pininfarina Battista, and Rimac Refrigerator.
Thanks to these specifications, our protagonist will be able to complete the 0 to 60 miles per hour (0-96.6 km/h) in just 1.9 seconds, reaching a top speed of over 200 miles per hour (322 km /h). h). The acceleration data is the same as Tesla announced at the time for the expected second-generation Roadster.
The Drako Dragon will be the first hyper SUV on the market
The person in charge of designing the Drako Dragon has been Lowie Vermeersch, who was also in charge of the lines of the Drako GTE. Defined as a “world-leading luxury vehicle”, the company’s managers affirm that it will be a sophisticated car capable of competing against the best in the sector.
” The cabin is wrapped in Europe’s finest leather, exuding luxury and comfort, with a unique design and easy entry/exit. ” Its passenger compartment will be approved for five seats, so this hyper SUV will be significantly more practical and usable than typical hypercars with extremely low bodies.
At the moment no data has been revealed regarding the capacity of its batteries, its autonomy, or its charging times, although it has been confirmed that it will have a three-stage adaptive suspension and a torque vectoring system. Drako promises that the Dragon will be competitively priced, with reservations scheduled to open very soon.