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Fisker Karma achieves 135 mpg

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The Fisker Karma electric vehicle with extended range has achieved 135 mpg combined fuel economy while emitting just 51 g/km of CO 2 , as well as an all-electric range of 51.6 miles.

This is according to independent testing by the Technischer Üeberwachungs Verein (TÜV), Europe’s recognised automotive certification agency.

The Karma is a 400-horsepower luxury saloon that can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 6.1 seconds.

These figures are possible due to the Karma’s cutting-edge EVer (Electric Vehicle extended range) powertrain technology, which combines the zero-emissions and efficiency of electric drive with the range and freedom of petrol-powered cars.

Technically a series plug-in hybrid, the Karma gives drivers the ability to run emission-free on demand, as well as travelling long distances without the range anxiety or long recharge times associated with pure-electric vehicles.

While the Karma can run on all-electric power in Stealth mode for 51.6 miles, it has a total range of 300 miles before a stop for petrol or recharge is required. When driven in charge-sustaining Sport mode the Karma achieved 31 mpg combined fuel economy in TÜV tests.

The Fisker Karma also looks fantastic.