Fisker to sell Karma in China

Founder Henrik Fisker made the announcement, adding that the company had appointed Joe Chao as Executive VP and CEO of its China and Asia operations, headquartered in Shanghai.

 

Fisker Automotive plans to launch its Karma PHEV in China in November, Inautonews reported. Founder Henrik Fisker made the announcement, adding that the company had appointed Joe Chao as Executive VP and CEO of its China and Asia operations, headquartered in Shanghai.

“We’re very excited about having the first environmental-friendly car with extended range in China, and sort of the first super car, if you want, that’s going to enter China with this type of drive train,” said Fisker.

The Fisker Karma extended-range luxury sedan features a 2.0 liter turbocharged four-cylinder gas engine and two electric motors, with a combined 403 hp and 1,300 Nm of torque. It has a top speed of 200 kph, and an all-electric range of 80 km. Fisker doesn’t release monthly sales figures, but according to Inautonews, it has manufactured 2,000 units to date.

 

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