If there's any question where Wanxiang hopes to take the remains of Fisker Automotive, just take a look at The New Fisker, a fresh official website for the bankrupt automaker. While the text available there hedges about just when and how the company will restart production, it is clear from the pictures that the company is ready to make the Atlantic PHEV concept a reality. The site even says, "Hello Future. Meet the Atlantic."
American plug-in hybrid automaker Fisker Automotive has been through some tough times since losing its Department of Energy loan. More than 300 Karmas were destroyed by hurricane Sandy - and they weren't covered by the insurance company - its battery supplier filed for bankruptcy, and 75 percent of its employees were laid off in April. There have been more issues, but you get the point...
Remember when Fisker Automotive denied that the Surf – the wagon version of the Karma – was delayed? Yeah, you can forget that, apparently.
Click above for high-res gallery of the Fisker Karma S
We're all jazzed up to see what the Fisker Karma S will look like when Henrik yanks the cover off it at Cobo, and we wonder how close KorsDesign has come. To us, the speculative rendering looks an awful lot like a BMW Z8 that's been poked and prodded by a pixel jockey, but Fisker did draw that car, so a strong resemblance wouldn't be entirely far-fetched. Thanks for the tip, Neil!
Click above to enlarge the Fisker Sunset concept
In addition to the debut of the production version of the Karma luxury plug-in hybrid, Fisker Automotive will also be unveiling a new concept at the Detroit Auto Show next month: the Fisker Sunset. We don't have much beyond the teaser shot above, but we do know that Fisker Automotive CEO and namesake Henrik Fisker will announce details about the Sunset at the company's press conference in Cobo Hall on January 12. Besides the green Karma, Fisker is perhaps best known for their coachbuilt SLs and