Faraday Future had a test driving event on Monday to show off the prototype of its flagship FF91, exactly a year after they unveiled the electric luxury car at last year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 in an overly hyped-up reveal.

According to local media (in Chinese), only a handful of journalists and guests were invited to the exclusive event that was located not far away from the Las Vegas Convention Center, where CES events are held. Representatives from Lenovo and Haier, as well as Fang Xingdong—the founder of ChinaLabs embroiled in controversy lately—were reportedly on the guest list

The electric vehicle startup had a tough year in 2017, to say the least. Bad news seems to haunt the automaker non-stop, including FF’s main financial backer Jia Yueting being knee-deep in financial woes and the departure of three top executives as its manufacturing stalls. Much has been written about the company’s struggles and empty promises ever since it debuted the FF91.

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Nicole Jao

Nicole Jao is a reporter based in Beijing. She’s passionate about emerging trends, news, and stories of human interest within the world of technology. Connect with her on Twitter or via email: nicole.jao.iting@gmail.com.