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I did some estimates using several photos of the Ocean from the new HF Test vehicles etc and using the 22" rims as a ruler. The ground clearance looks to me to be 8.2"-8.5" with the 22" wheels. Throwing down the gauntlet for you CAD users to get us a bit more precise!
 

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Thats some pretty super sleuthy work, BCB!
So, with that being said, that means- all things being equal- that the 20” rims give 7.2”-7.5” clearance. Of course the 20” wheels have slightly more sidewall so the actual clearance could be closer to the higher end of that 7.5” estimate.
 

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Thats some pretty super sleuthy work, BCB!
So, with that being said, that means- all things being equal- that the 20” rims give 7.2”-7.5” clearance. Of course the 20” wheels have slightly more sidewall so the actual clearance could be closer to the higher end of that 7.5” estimate.
The 20" rims would be 7.7-8.0" (the 20" tires are 1" smaller diameter which would be .5" radius (as I recall my 4th grade math class that Diameter/2=Radius).
 

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The ground clearance looks to me to be 8.2"-8.5" with the 22" wheels.
Thanks for your sleuthing!
So, is this ground clearance of 8.2"-8.5" for 22" wheels
and 7.7"-8.0" for 20" wheels a good clearance?
What are the real world consequences?
 

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7.5 - 8.5" is above average compared to other SUV/CUV EVs.

Comparison to the competition (and not-so competition):

Rivian R1S: 7.9-14.9"
BMW iX: 8.8"
Audi (Fat) E-Tron: 6.7-8.8"
Subaru Solterra: 8.3"
Toyota BZ4X: 8.1"
Jaguar I-Pace: 5.6-7.8"
Audi Q4 E-Tron: 7.1"
Volvo C40 Recharge: 7.0"
Volvo XC40 Recharge: 6.9"
VW ID.4: 6.8"
Tesla Model Y: 6.6"
Kia Niro: 6.3"
Genesis GV60: 6.2"
Kia EV6/Hyundai Ioniq 5: 6.1"
Mercedes EQB: 6.1"
Polestar 2: 6.0"
Ford Mach-E: 5.7"
Chevrolet Bolt EUV: 5.5"
 
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7.5 - 8.5" is above average compared to other SUV/CUV EVs.
Comparison to the competition (and not-so competition):
Thx for the compare to 18 SUV/CUV. class vehicles.
It beats most of em! (except the Rivian & BMW iX)

P.S. Loving the new Fiskeresque logo design!
 

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I made a similar estimation from photos a few weeks ago, and came to a similar conclusion :)

Getting more clearance is one of the main things I'm looking forward to from my current Tesla Model 3. That only has 5.5" of clearance, which is ridiculously low. I've scraped the bottom of that quite a few times; on time so badly I had to replace the protective plastic bottom side plates.
 

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I made a similar estimation from photos a few weeks ago, and came to a similar conclusion :)

Getting more clearance is one of the main things I'm looking forward to from my current Tesla Model 3. That only has 5.5" of clearance, which is ridiculously low. I've scraped the bottom of that quite a few times; on time so badly I had to replace the protective plastic bottom side plates.
Excellent! The ground clearance is useful and the getting in-and-out of the cabin benefit is significant between the higher roofline and the higher ground clearance. Sliding into the Model 3 is getting tedious as I age. :)

Now, what I really want to know is what is the Water Fording depth for the Ocean! And where is the previously promised e-Force edition????

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I measured the ground clearance on the pre-production model (One) when it was in Santa Barbara and it was right around 8.5 inches.
Actual data!!!! Thank you @sbmica
 

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Excellent! The ground clearance is useful and the getting in-and-out of the cabin benefit is significant between the higher roofline and the higher ground clearance. Sliding into the Model 3 is getting tedious as I age. :)

Now, what I really want to know is what is the Water Fording depth for the Ocean! And where is the previously promised e-Force edition????

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Was this an actual Fisker concept or a fanboy rendering? I know my nephew would be all over this as he has a tricked out 4Runner and goes camping/off roading all the time but absolutely hates the 15mpg(if lucky!) avg.
 

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Was this an actual Fisker concept or a fanboy rendering? I know my nephew would be all over this as he has a tricked out 4Runner and goes camping/off roading all the time but absolutely hates the 15mpg(if lucky!) avg.
Actual Fisker concept from 2020
 
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