Fisker “Rocket” Muscle Car Set For LA Show

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Remember the Fisker?

It was only a couple years ago that auto designer Henrik Fisker was perceived as being fender-to-fender with Tesla Motors when it came to developing a plug-in car. But Fisker fell apart as Tesla soared.

Now Fisker is back, teaming Galpin Auto Sports in Los Angeles, the performance arm of the nation’s largest auto dealer, on a new venture that comes billed as the “ultimate American muscle car.” Other than that it is being made of carbon fiber, few other details are being disclosed. It appears, though, that it’s not a whole new car. Rather, it’s believed to be Fisker and Galpin’s riffs on a Ford Mustang.

This much is sure: It will be unveiled at next week’s Los Angeles Auto Show. The teaser drawing shows a low-slung fastback. As for Fisker, he is best known for the only model his company produced, the Karma, an attractive plug-in hybrid. A second, smaller model, the Atlantic, never got off the ground.

So far, all we have is a teaser photo. But there will be more, much more.