We were excited to see the first spy shots of the Fisker Nina yesterday but now we're wondering if this isn't the Nina at all.
Who wants to wait until the official unveiling of the Fisker Nina plug-in hybrid next week when we can see spy shots right this second? Neither do we.
Looks like Fisker Automotive's looking for its own range-extender.
There's not a whole lot to say about the Fisker Nina teaser image that the company just dropped into our inboxes, it's largely just a way to say the real thing will be unveiled at the New York Auto Show in a few short weeks. In the thick, stylized lines offered here, we see hints of the Karma and not a whole lot more.
We're aware range-extending duties for Project Nina will be the task of BMW's turbo'd four-cylinder engine but a new potential tie between Fisker Automotive and BMW has come to light.
At a media event prior to next week's 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, Bernhard Koehler, Fisker's chief operating officer, revealed to Motor Trend that the plug-in automaker intends to launch three vehicles based on its relatively secretive Project Nina vehicle by the close of 2014.
Henrik Fisker has a history with BMW, and his new company is about to get a future with the German automaker, as well. Fisker Automotive announced today the signing of an exclusive agreement with BMW that calls for the German automaker to supply its remarkable turbocharged four-cylinder engines (pictured) – along with "other components" – to Fisker for "future models."
First Factory-Built Fisker Karma – Click above for high-res image gallery
The Fisker Karma has completed its tour across the U.S. and surprisingly, it made the entire trip without either the buying public nor journalists getting behind the wheel for even a single moment. As The Detroit News reports and we concur, the Karma has been delayed once again and is now scheduled to begin rolling off the assembly line in eight months with the debut slated for mid-2011 (well, maybe). Anyways, we find it odd that nobody outside of the company has had any real seat time in the Ka