Henrik Fisker introduces Aston Martin-based Thunderbolt conceptby Ronan Glon
The Thunderbolt boasts a segment-exclusive champagne bottle holder.
Danish designer Henrik Fisker has introduced a new concept car called Thunderbolt.
At first glance, the Thunderbolt stands out from the Aston Martin Vanquish on which it is based thanks to a redesigned carbon fiber body with a much sleeker roofline. Other modifications include a revised radiator grille, a powerdome hood, a new lower front bumper, smaller LED tail lamps and a discreet trunk-mounted spoiler.
The Thunderbolt sits about half an inch lower than the Vanquish thanks to a tuned suspension setup.
Inside, Fisker's latest concept boasts a high-resolution 11.6-inch curved touch screen that runs the infotainment system, Natuzzi leather upholstery on the seats and the dashboard as well as a Skeleton chronograph built into the center console. A segment-first champagne/wine bottle holder adds a finishing touch to the luxurious ambiance.
Fisker stresses that the Thunderbolt is merely a design study. However, he explains that the coupe could be approved for a very limited production run if it generates a favorable response from potential owners. If given the green light, the Thunderbolt will be a built-to-order car sold exclusively through a Los Angeles-based dealership called Galpin Aston Martin.