There are some numbers about the Fisker Karma we're already well aware of: it gets 112 mpg (according to the TÜV) and 52 MPGe or 20 mpg in charge sustaining mode (if you go by the EPA's numbers). The company has said it will make 15,000 of the luxury plug-in hybrids in 2012, but there are a few numbers that we'd like to know more about. Specifically, early sales numbers. Do they match up?
Production of the Fisker Karma's solar roof, made by Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc along with Asola of Germany, is due to begin in early 2011. This solar roof will set the record for "largest continuous and most highly curved solar roof in a passenger car application." Additionally, the solar roof of the Karma one-ups that of the Toyota Prius by not only allowing the solar panels to cool down the interior, but also to lightly charge the battery for an estimated 4-5 miles of ad
Fisker Karma Q-Drive powertrain
Fisker Karma – Click above for high-res image gallery