Fisker Surf 2013 press release

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September 29, 2011. In a design Fisker Automotive has created a original vehicle: the first luxury/sports automobile for an active and lifestyle. The Fisker Surf on the success of the ground-breaking Karma Vehicle with extended (EVer™) by adding additional, load-carrying capability, along a spirited new attitude all its own.

Surf combines performance, style, utility, and economy an enduring concern for the sustainable use of and respect for our natural environment.

As a company Fisker Automotive offer the Surf in all its markets the world for the 2013 model The Fisker Surf will a new niche and open new customer for Fisker, by appealing to those for this unique blend of technology, innovative design and sensitivity, with added Europe, in particular, has demonstrated a fondness for sport-wagon design, and it is where Fisker anticipates demand.

The Fisker Surf is the vehicle of its kind and a radical from traditional vehicles by other manufacturers. It brings energy to Fisker’s focus on Responsible LuxuryTM and Pure PassionTM.

Exterior Design

early in the development of the original sedan, company CEO and Executive Director, Henrik Fisker a more versatile variant be part of the model lineup. So the time came for the evolution Karma to Surf the path had been defined for combining with bold and striking

In mid-2009, with the Karma’s settled, preliminary work on the Surf. Using the Karma as a point, lines and angles the rear quarters were for the new roof contour, side shapes and liftgate.

The design is perhaps the most elegant sport-wagon ever made.

The Surf is a first-of-its-kind eco-friendly vehicle that offers performance and luxury design for who live an active, environmentally lifestyle and like to drive cars, said Henrik

A five door vehicle has looked this sporty its voluptuous sculptured rear and dynamic side profile. The end of the Fisker Surf flows around to the side of the car with an incorporated roof spoiler to the drama of the rear end. The itself is quite a sophisticated combining utility with an form styled for a distinctive

Even the high-mounted LED brake is seamlessly integrated into the hatch and nearly invisible it illuminates.

Stunning new wheels still of 22 inch diameter as — are an evolution of the Karma’s BladeTM design, and quite They make use of a two-color scheme separated by machined The bright orange Brembo® calipers, exclusive to the Fisker show boldly through the

At the front of the car, designers the opportunity to create a sporty for the Fisker Surf with a new honeycomb pattern grille.

The solar roof panel is a Fisker signature has been into the Fisker Surf, a few twists. The optional solar not only captures sunlight to the car, it is actually see-through, a dark-tint translucence that to the sense of openness inside the specifically in the rear seats. is a tinted-glass panoramic roof that tilts open at the for added ventilation.

Integrated rails allow for added capacity and have been to suit the style of the car.

the overall stance and dimensions of the Surf are unchanged from of the Karma sedan, the new car appears and sleeker with its extended and side glass.

The Surf is vision of a crossover between a car and a station wagon and shows how is expanding its Karma platform with additional models again create a new market

Interior Design

A strong of luxury and style compliments the Surf’s flexible capabilities, to the beautifully integrated rework of the and rear passenger areas. again, the Karma sedan an excellent foundation, with its crafted interior and thoughtful The Surf creates its own distinctive in the details of its beautiful, versatile

The cargo area accessed by the Surf’s new liftgate is divided three functional regions, with the trunk space at the for large items such as bags and suitcases. Set off forward of is a raised shelf designers to as the podium, to handily accommodate objects and give useful to an area constrained by the presence of the powertrain’s large invertors the floor.

A third region of the area is created by the individual rear seatbacks. Either or can flip forward to accommodate or oversize luggage or gear.

The center console between the seats, under which the main battery is located, incorporates an additional storage

Fisker’s design philosophy is throughout the Surf’s new interior. In to integrating the company’s signature motifs, there was a clear to not settle for the ordinary. The divider between the trunk space and the is a richly crafted piece cast aluminum, brushed and netting inspired by a high-end

Similarly, the innovative latch to release the rear seat are leather-trimmed and developed for their feel. They mirror the on fine designer luggage.

accommodations take advantage of the Surf’s new roof contour. is increased significantly in back, to both the higher roofline and the of headliner under the tinted or solar-electric roof panels. side-window areas also improved outward visibility and add a of openness.

It’s the perfect place to the active-sports lifestyle that the both expresses and enables.

and Performance

The Fisker Surf full advantage of the advanced, powertrain and the innovative space architecture of the Karma sedan it is on. Mechanically, the cars are virtually

As the first true electric with extended range the Karma — and now the Surf use an innovative series-hybrid drive in which the car is powered only by energy. The onboard gasoline drives only a generator. A of powerful electric traction drive the rear wheels, energy from a 20 kWh lithium-iron-phosphate pack carried inside the central tunnel.

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A 175kW supplies energy to the motors and the It is driven, only when by the efficient 260 hp turbocharged and direct-fuel-injected engine.

So just like a locomotive, the Fisker Surf always enjoys the instantaneous and smooth response, while the combustion engine coupled to the motors provide increased for maximum performance and extended

Two driving modes, Sport and are available to the driver at all times. In mode, full power is and the driver can command the unmatched 981 (1,330 Nm) of torque to accelerate 0-60 mph in just 5.9 seconds, and an electronically limited top speed of 125 mph kmh).

In the default Stealth mode, for efficiency, the Surf uses battery power and accelerates 0-60 in 7.9 seconds. Top speed is 95 mph kmh). Under normal conditions, battery power will drive the Surf 50 miles (80 km).

After the gasoline engine/generator and 9.5-gal (36 l) tank provide another 250 of range for a total of 300 miles km).

Using a standard household supply, the Fisker battery will fully in about 14 hours. The Fisker can also utilize standard 220-volt outlets, allowing time to fall to about six

The Fisker Surf and Karma an innovative architecture that deliver sparkling performance ensuring confident control and a comfortable ride. The rigid structure, long wheelbase, independent suspension and standard wheels form the basis of a supple and responsive road A low center of gravity and 47/53-percent distribution help impart a feel.

The massive Brembo work in conjunction with a blended regenerative system. stops, energy that otherwise be lost as heat is recovered and fed back into the to help extend range and efficiency.


Like Fisker Automotive does, the Surf has been conceived and with a consistent focus on That means the car runs and efficiently, of course. But beyond its design and manufacture look to environmental-impact alternatives at every

The Low-Carbon LeatherTM used in the interior trim comes Bridge of Weir, a unique and energy self-sufficient tannery in EcoStandardTM and EcoChicTM interiors use animal-free materials. Wood for the highlights is reclaimed from logs and fire-damaged trees, not cut living forests.

Recycled, and low-impact materials are used for cushions, carpet backing, pieces and more.

By adamantly ways to raise efficiency and environmental impact, Fisker is striving to be the automaker most to sustainability.

With the stunning new Fisker has an automobile that the values of an active, environmentally lifestyle better than else on the market today.

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