Karma Automotive unveils three-model line-up in Shanghai
The Fisker Karma was proven to the world virtually a decade in the past, however discovered its demise in 2014 when Fisker Automotive filed for chapter. The model later remodeled into Karma Automotive, bringing us to the line-up we see at Shanghai as we speak.
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The 2020 Revero GT represents the model’s short-term plans, happening sale within the second half of this 12 months. Derived from the Fisker Karma of 2012, the plug-in Revero GT presents tweaked efficiency, tech and customisation over the usual automotive. Energy now comes from the identical turbocharged three-cylinder engine discovered within the BMW i8, turning an on-board electrical generator to energy the 2 rear-mounted motors. Although energy figures haven’t been quoted, a rise over the usual Revero’s 398bhp and 980lb ft of torque is to be anticipated.
Mid-term plans are outlined by the product of Karma’s collaboration with Italian design home Pininfarina. The Pininfarina GT Coupe is the 2020 Revero GT below the pores and skin, however options a wholly new physique and inside. No powertrain info has been supplied, but it surely’s probably it’ll share the identical hybrid set-up because the Revero GT upon which it’s primarily based.
The ultimate automotive within the trio is the SC1 Imaginative and prescient Idea, an all-electric roadster to assist the model compete with the likes of Rimac and Tesla. Particulars are scarce, but it surely’s clear that Karma is eager to concentrate on inside tech. It claims the mannequin can have a ‘new infotainment structure’ with 5G connectivity and varied methods through which the driving force can work together with the automotive’s techniques.
The brand new fashions function the model’s try to correctly set up itself within the automotive scene, following a patchy historical past with the monetary troubles of Fisker and reliability problems with the unique Karma.
Launch dates for the Pininfarina GT Coupe and SC1 Imaginative and prescient Idea are but to be revealed. Pricing for the upcoming Revero GT has not been supplied.