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Thx for providing the different specs ,

I'm comparing the Ocean Sport with Ocean Ultra

Drive: FWD. .........AWD
Battery: LFP ............NCM
Drive Range: 250 mi......340 mi
Sound Syst.: Surround....Premium
Ultra Extras: Open Sky, California Mode, Ultra Int., Navigation, Heat Pump
 
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I'm seriously considering an Ultra when available, but it looks like heated seats, mirrors, and squirters (possibly also a heated landing area for the wipers) are only available on the Extreme. It also looks like pre-conditioning may only be available on the Extreme and One, as it isn't called out specifically on the Ultra. $20K seems a bit hefty for those items, but here in Upstate NY, they are really beneficial....more so than California mode. :) Any rumors of a cold weather package or "New York" mode for us poor souls not blessed with year-round sunshine?
 

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The Ocean is high on my list now as well, as I think it’s a really striking design, inside and out. And the Ultra feature set is a pretty good list for the mid-price variant. But, living in Minnesota, seat warmers and heated mirrors are a must. And my max price is $60k so if I can’t get those features on the Ultra, then the Fisker won’t work for me.
 

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I'm seriously considering an Ultra when available, but it looks like heated seats, mirrors, and squirters (possibly also a heated landing area for the wipers) are only available on the Extreme. It also looks like pre-conditioning may only be available on the Extreme and One, as it isn't called out specifically on the Ultra. $20K seems a bit hefty for those items, but here in Upstate NY, they are really beneficial....more so than California mode. :) Any rumors of a cold weather package or "New York" mode for us poor souls not blessed with year-round sunshine?
The Ocean is high on my list now as well, as I think it’s a really striking design, inside and out. And the Ultra feature set is a pretty good list for the mid-price variant. But, living in Minnesota, seat warmers and heated mirrors are a must. And my max price is $60k so if I can’t get those features on the Ultra, then the Fisker won’t work for me.
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@Rotaryracer I didn't notice that but I hope that's not the case. Pre-conditioning should be a feature available across the board and not just on the top trims. Especially when that's the case for other EVs.

@EvolOcean Which other vehicles are you considering along with the Ocean?
 

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@EvolOcean Which other vehicles are you considering along with the Ocean?
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Thanks, glad to be here!

These are the ones I'm keeping an eye on (in no particular order)

Genesis GV60
Hyundai Ioniq 5
Polestar 2
Mustang Mach-E
Nissan Ariya
Audi Q4 e-tron

And now, of course, the Fisker Ocean 😁
 

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There are 3 different levels of the sound system for the Sport, Ultra and Extreme trims (Ocean One is the same as Extreme)

Premium Sound (Sport):
Harmon 8 speaker system

Premium Sound+ (Ultra):
Harmon 12 speaker system

HyperSound (Extreme and Ocean One):
500w, 16 speaker system with 360 degree sound
 

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Thanks, @EvolOcean. Do you know any specifics on the sound systems? Does '360 degree' mean surround sound, like support for multi-channel/5.1 audio? I have a collection of hi-res, surround sound audio flac files and it would be great to take them in the car, too. Definitely lower on the decision-making tree than other factors, but I'm curious...
 

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I did a little homework on 'ELS Studio 3D', which is the audio system mentioned on the Fisker website section on HyperSound. From what I can tell, it will produce 5.1 surround sound. (Elliott Scheiner, master 5.1 mix engineer, is involved in the system and I guess ELS are his initials--it's the same system in high-end Acuras.) So, the question is then how to get the files to play? USB should make them accessible. Fingers crossed the included car audio will recognize and play them. Guess I'm going for the Ocean Extreme.

Thanks, @EvolOcean. Do you know any specifics on the sound systems? Does '360 degree' mean surround sound, like support for multi-channel/5.1 audio? I have a collection of hi-res, surround sound audio flac files and it would be great to take them in the car, too. Definitely lower on the decision-making tree than other factors, but I'm curious...
 
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...and the Fisker website no longer mentions ELS Studio, so I dunno. I'm waiting the year like everyone else...
 

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There are 3 different levels of the sound system for the Sport, Ultra and Extreme trims (Ocean One is the same as Extreme)

Premium Sound (Sport):
Harmon 8 speaker system

Premium Sound+ (Ultra):
Harmon 12 speaker system

HyperSound (Extreme and Ocean One):
500w, 16 speaker system with 360 degree sound
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There are 3 different levels of the sound system for the Sport, Ultra and Extreme trims (Ocean One is the same as Extreme)

Premium Sound (Sport):
Harmon 8 speaker system

Premium Sound+ (Ultra):
Harmon 12 speaker system

HyperSound (Extreme and Ocean One):
500w, 16 speaker system with 360 degree sound
@EvolOcean,

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I would pay extra to have the HyperSound system on my Fisker Ultra model
 

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I would pay extra monies to have the HyperSound ELS system on my Fisker Ultra model
 
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Has anyone been able to determine if front heated seats are either standard or at least on the Ultra? Seems hard to believe it's all or none for front and rear and have to go up to Extreme.
@Sportstick,
Yup, heated seats (front & rear) only include in the high priced top models (Extreme & One)
Another vote for "Winter Mode" option

From these documents I see that the heated seats are on the Extreme version only.
Both the front and rear seats.
@diesel701,
Lets' hope Fisker reads the Oceanforum boards!
Gotta have the Heated Seats as an additional option for the Ultra version

I find it hard to believe that a $50k Ultra would not have at least front heated seats. That would be a deal breaker for my wife's vote.
@Sportstick,
Let's try to please your wife.....Fromt Heated seats for her Ocean Ultra model!
Hey Fisker, are you listening?
 

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BMW I4 start at CDN$54,900 and are without heat seat, you have to select "essential pkg" at over $7000 to get it!!!
So I am ready to pay extra in option like $500 to get it with the steering wheel.
 
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