Fisker SurfSeptember 13, 2011
The new Fisker Surf is a sports-estate crossover version of the 100 mpg, 83 g/km CO ? Fisker Karma
, an electric luxury saloon with extended range.
Fisker Automotive will offer the Surf in all its markets around the world for the 2013 model year.
The Fisker Karma Saloon, Fisker Automotive’s first production car, is a luxury electric vehicle with extended range (EVer), representing the company’s belief that environmentally conscious cars need not sacrifice passion, style, or performance.
The Fisker Karma has a total of 403 HP with a torque of 981lb./ft. (1300 Nm) at zero rpm. With a total range of 300 miles (483 km), 50 miles in its pure electric mode and 250 miles with the range-extender.
The Fisker Karma can also achieve up to 100 mpg with just 83 g CO ? /km. In sport mode, the top speed of the Fisker Karma is 125 mph, with a 0-60 mph time of 5.9 seconds.
Prices start at €85.500 – €98.900 Euros/ $95,900 – $108,900 USD.
Fisker Automotive recently announced the signing of an agreement with BMW that will cover the supply of engines and other components for future Fisker models. BMW will supply a four-cylinder turbocharged engine for the next generation of Fisker cars, code-named ‘Project Nina’, which are scheduled to go into production in the re-commissioned former GM plant in Wilmington, Delaware at the end of 2012 and be on sale globally in 2013. The first ‘Project Nina’ derivative will be a mid-size premium saloon utilising Fisker’s EVer™ technology.