Fisker Automotive’s Karma sedan PHEV finally on sale

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Fisker Automotive’s Karma PHEV finally on sale

Automotive’s 2012 Karma PHEV is now selling

Having the Fisker Karma at NAIAS Fisker Automotive had originally to begin sales of the Plug-in Electric Vehicle (PHEV) in 2009, but funding setbacks saw the launch date delayed times. With the first to fulfill early customer taking place in late this year, the wait is now over for U.S. retail with the 2012 model Karma sedan hitting floors after the vehicle certification from the U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency last week.

Along the Chevy Volt, the Karma is one of the world’s first true vehicles (EV) with range, and the first luxury on the market with a range-extended Unlike hybrid vehicles run on just the electric motor or the engine or a combination of both, the 2.0-liter internal combustion is never used to provide the driving force to the vehicle’s

Instead, the car’s engine extended range of up to 230 miles km) by turning a generator that is to charge the vehicle’s lithium-ion pack, which in turn two electric traction motors drive the car. The Karma’s 22 kWh can be recharged in less than six using a 240 V electrical outlet and can be charged using a standard 110 V outlet.

Fisker Karma

Under the EPA test criteria, the all-electric range was found to be 32 (51 km) and have a 52 MPG-e (miles per equivalent) combined city/highway economy. While this as good as the Volt ‘s 93 or the 87 MPG-e rating of the Toyota Plug-in Hybrid. neither of vehicles can boast the sports or sub-six second 0-60 mph km/h) acceleration of the Karma.

We are delighted to have EPA certification and economy ratings that the Karma’s remarkable green said Henrik Fisker, CEO and of Fisker Automotive. As with all vehicles, range varies on the conditions of the road and how you drive the We firmly believe that owners will get up to 50 miles (80 km) of range on a single charge and use our electric-only mode most of the they drive the car, running on zero emissions.

Overall, we are very pleased the results of EPA’s tests. The is a groundbreaking product with a powertrain.

Fisker Automotive is the Karma sedan for US$95,900 for the model and up to $109,850 for the top of the line

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