PHOTO CAPTION: Fisker Karma luxury electric hybrid.

Fisker Dealer Confirms Karma Production to Start in March 2011

$95,600 electric hybrid sport coupe will have all-electric range of 50 miles.

Published: 21-Jan-2011

Fisker of Orange County confirms, Fisker Automotive regular production will start in March with deliveries expected to begin soon after Karma vehicles will be produced in Finland with the first deliveries predicted to be in April. Improvements are still being produced for its public unveiling.

The vehicle will have an all-electric range of 50 miles, as well as a 2-liter turbocharged engine, which powers the generator to charge the batteries.

“We’re looking forward to receiving the Karma at our dealership, as our customers have anticipated the release of the new model,” said Steve Rudkin, General Manager of Fisker of Orange County.

Karma was revealed three years ago, and is now estimated to build 15,000 Karmas this year.

New pricing has been released along with the new debut date of $95,900. Fisker still hopes to sell 15,000 of them in 2011.

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Image from 'Pure Driving Passion' photography series features high-heeled model.

A total of 15,000 Karma plug-in hybrids will be built at Valmet production facility in Finland.

Fisker Karma is assembled in Finland.

Company looking to raise between $75-150 million.

Fisker Karma is powered by combination of electric motor and gasoline engine.

Karma has hit the same price range as Tesla’s electric sports car the Roadster.


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