VLF Automotive was an American luxury sports car company, a partnership between Henrik Fisker, former General Motors vice chairman Bob Lutz and manufacturer and entrepreneur Gilbert Villarreal. The company has its manufacturing facility in Auburn Hills, Detroit and a design and development centre in Los Angeles. The company name comes from their surname initials. VLF Automotive was formed in January 2016. It follows VL Automotive, founded in 2012 by Bob Lutz and Gilbert Villarreal, and was renamed after Henrik Fisker joined the company. Previously Fisker founded Fisker Automotive in 2007, where he launched the world’s first premium plug-in hybrid, Fisker Karma.

Defunct: Inactive 2018, Fate unknown


VLF Automotive has a state-of-the-art development and manufacturing facility in Auburn Hills and a design and technology center in Los Angeles. With Lutz as chairman, Villarreal as CEO and Fisker as head of design and product strategy, the team represent more than 100 years experience in the automotive industry and has been instrumental in creating iconic cars such as BMWs, Vipers, Aston Martin’s, Corvettes and Fisker. VLF Automotive will remain a low volume manufacturer of luxury and sporty automobiles, bringing together true American luxury and performance with reliability for everyday enjoyment. VLF Automotive has announced the production of 2 models in 2016: Destino V8 and Force 1 V10. The company is expected to have seven dedicated dealers with full service capability, throughout North America, and several international dealers appointed in 2016.

VLF Automotive
4200 N. Atlantic Blvd.
Auburn Hills, MI 48326