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Is it just me or does that thing squat a lot when he punches it? Front end looks like it comes up just a tad too much. They may need to stiffen that up just a tad.
The thing I worry about if they go to too much stiffening is what happened to the FPace trying to match the Macan. They were about to launch the FPace and decided they wanted to further sportify it to satisfy the “performance on the track” geeks. So they pulled it back and reworked the car (the Macan was always the benchmark car for them). And what happened is yes they got it so you could really hammer it into corners and have minimum body movements but in the end, it really rode like a truck.

I don’t ever plan on racing my Ocean, and going to the coffee shop at full speed and corner diving, I just want a powerful (for passing) car that feels and looks great. I don’t want a Macan or stiff driving car for going on errands and coffee runs. Maybe I’m in the minority…
 

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The thing I worry about if they go to too much stiffening is what happened to the FPace trying to match the Macan. They were about to launch the FPace and decided they wanted to further sportify it to satisfy the “performance on the track” geeks. So they pulled it back and reworked the car (the Macan was always the benchmark car for them). And what happened is yes they got it so you could really hammer it into corners and have minimum body movements but in the end, it really rode like a truck.

I don’t ever plan on racing my Ocean, and going to the coffee shop at full speed and corner diving, I just want a powerful (for passing) car that feels and looks great. I don’t want a Macan or stiff driving car for going on errands and coffee runs. Maybe I’m in the minority…
I totally agree with you, a firm suspension will affect the soft driving and you will feel all the wholes/crack on the road like Tesla's owners complain about. :(
 

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The thing I worry about if they go to too much stiffening is what happened to the FPace trying to match the Macan. They were about to launch the FPace and decided they wanted to further sportify it to satisfy the “performance on the track” geeks. So they pulled it back and reworked the car (the Macan was always the benchmark car for them). And what happened is yes they got it so you could really hammer it into corners and have minimum body movements but in the end, it really rode like a truck.

I don’t ever plan on racing my Ocean, and going to the coffee shop at full speed and corner diving, I just want a powerful (for passing) car that feels and looks great. I don’t want a Macan or stiff driving car for going on errands and coffee runs. Maybe I’m in the minority…
yes.. that's why my brother had a rally loaded but stiff F-pace. i'm with you, prefer gentler handling. better on the 22" wheels.
 

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The thing I worry about if they go to too much stiffening is what happened to the FPace trying to match the Macan. They were about to launch the FPace and decided they wanted to further sportify it to satisfy the “performance on the track” geeks. So they pulled it back and reworked the car (the Macan was always the benchmark car for them). And what happened is yes they got it so you could really hammer it into corners and have minimum body movements but in the end, it really rode like a truck.

I don’t ever plan on racing my Ocean, and going to the coffee shop at full speed and corner diving, I just want a powerful (for passing) car that feels and looks great. I don’t want a Macan or stiff driving car for going on errands and coffee runs. Maybe I’m in the minority…
Maybe not that extreme but enough to keep the front end planted so when press the go pedal, the front end doesn’t lift up like a pickup Truck. You don’t want the car to feel ‘floaty’ under acceleration.
 

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I totally agree with you, a firm suspension will affect the soft driving and you will feel all the wholes/crack on the road like Tesla's owners complain about. :(
I read some reviews a while back of the Karma with 22" wheels, and the ride got praise, so I'm hopeful. I certainly don't want a ride that's too stiff.
 

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The thing I worry about if they go to too much stiffening is what happened to the FPace trying to match the Macan. They were about to launch the FPace and decided they wanted to further sportify it to satisfy the “performance on the track” geeks. So they pulled it back and reworked the car (the Macan was always the benchmark car for them). And what happened is yes they got it so you could really hammer it into corners and have minimum body movements but in the end, it really rode like a truck.

I don’t ever plan on racing my Ocean, and going to the coffee shop at full speed and corner diving, I just want a powerful (for passing) car that feels and looks great. I don’t want a Macan or stiff driving car for going on errands and coffee runs. Maybe I’m in the minority…
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Driving an EV SUV with 550 horsepower! Response is fantastic with gigantic amounts of torque = instant acceleration! ride is comfortable, better than any of our bench mark cars (won’t mention competitors names😅). Sporty and nimble in the city!"

Hopefully this isn't just bias and/or hype. Can't wait until journalists get their hands on the Ocean.
 

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Driving an EV SUV with 550 horsepower! Response is fantastic with gigantic amounts of torque = instant acceleration! ride is comfortable, better than any of our bench mark cars (won’t mention competitors names😅). Sporty and nimble in the city!"

Hopefully this isn't just bias and/or hype. Can't wait until journalists get their hands on the Ocean.
We are about two or three months away from media test drives. August 3rd. Save the date.
 

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Thaks for Henrik Fisker's personal driving anecdote...
Can't wait until journalists get their hands on the Ocean.
OK Henrik,........I'm salivating like a Pavlovian Dog....
WHEN will the journalists get their time behind the Ocean steering wheel?

P.S. Oceanforums will certainly volunteer their driving time for this noble cause!!😁
 

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I think think everything so far mentioned October as the month the Journalists would get to drive the Ocean. I can't remember if that info came from HF or a journalist. And usually there is a blackout period until they are allowed to release reviews, at least the YouTubers. I'm not sure about the written word folks.
 

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I think think everything so far mentioned October as the month the Journalists would get to drive the Ocean. I can't remember if that info came from HF or a journalist. And usually there is a blackout period until they are allowed to release reviews, at least the YouTubers. I'm not sure about the written word folks.
HF made a comment on Instagram, that testdrive for journalists will be in october.
 
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