VL Automotive has unveiled the Destino Red concept at the North American International Auto Show.

VL Automotive has unveiled the Destino Red concept at the North American International Auto Show.

Based on the Fisker Karma, the Red is a two-door convertible with sensuous styling and a folding hard top. The company didn't have much to say about the car but it has an elegant interior with Katzkin leather and red contrast stitching.

There's no word on performance specifications but the Destino sedan will be offered with two GM-sourced engines: a 6.2-liter LT1 V8 with 450 bhp (335 kW) and a supercharged 6.2-liter LS9 V8 with 638 hp (476 kW).

VL Automotive declined to say whether or not the concept will go into production but co-founder Gilbert Villarreal said "We had hoped to be in retail production [of the Destino sedan] by now, but a five-month interruption was caused by the reorganization and restructuring of Fisker Automotive which is a major supplier of some structural components and some body panels." He went on to say "Pending resolution of the bankruptcy proceedings, we will continue to negotiate for those parts in tandem with development of VL Automotive's own fabricating operations which make front and rear fascias, roofs, trunks and hoods."

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