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Fisker to release new convertible electric

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Adding to their Karma model, Fisker has announced plans for a second luxury plug in electric car.  The Fisker Karma S or Sunset will be a convertible electric vehicle.  Both this model and the production model of the Karma will be displayed at the Detroit car show on January 12th.

From the press release:

“The Fisker Karma S will be powered by the Karma’s Q-DRIVE® powertrain, developed in cooperation with Quantum Technologies exclusively for Fisker Automotive.  Q-DRIVE® offers a 50 mile range on a single charge to its Lithium-Ion battery pack, and up to 408hp from two electric motors.”

Posted in Electric, Fisker by admin on 31|12|08
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Fisker set to compete with Tesla for high end

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Fisker is set to enter the high end electric car market with their 4 door sports sedan model - the Karma. In mid August the company annouced full testing of a drivable prototype is going as planned. Recently the company also recieve a funding boost of $65 million dollars from a Qatar based investment group.

The vehicles on track for a late 2009 release are now completely sold out, but they are taking pre-orders for 2010.

Visit the Fisker Automotive site here

Video of a Fisker prototype

Posted in Electric, Fisker by admin on 10|09|08
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