Fisker receives 1,300 orders for Karma plug-in hybrid, plans to open 40 dealers

Discussion in 'PHEV or Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle' started by Right Lane Cruiser, Jan 26, 2009.

  1. Right Lane Cruiser

    Right Lane Cruiser Penguin of Notagascar

    The Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid is priced from $87,900 and will start first deliveries in November.

    [xfloat=right]http://www.cleanmpg.com/photos/data/501/Fisker_Karma.jpg[/xfloat]Jeremy Weber - MotorAuthority - Jan 24, 2009

    Now why can't all plugins look like this?? :eek: --Ed.

    The roll-out of Fisker’s new Karma plug-in hybrid luxury saloon is going smoothly, with the company announcing that they have already signed up 22 dealers in the U.S. and should have a total of 40 onboard by the end of the year. There are already 1,300 pre-orders for the car, which starts at a list price of $87,900 and will be delivered to the first customers this November.

    The price also includes integrated roof-top solar panels that help recharge the car’s lithium-ion batteries. Other standard features include 22in alloy wheels and a sports suspension system.

    Drive comes from two electric motors with a combined output of 408hp (300kW) and a monstrous 959ft-lb (1,300Nm) of torque, which is enough to send the vehicle to a top speed of 125mph and push it from 0-60mph in just 5.8 seconds. Those are impressive figures considering the… [rm]http://www.motorauthority.com/fisker-receives-1300-orders-for-karma-plug-in-hybrid-plans-to-open-40-dealers.html[/rm]
     

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