2012 Fisker Karma Gets EPA Approval As The Luxury Hybrid Hits Road


The quest to preserve the environment has led to a slew of eco-friendly vehicles that are composed of the full electric vehicles (EV) as well as hybrid models that take advantage of both electricity as well as conventional gasoline. Now, one of the most renowned luxury hybrids, the 2012 Fisker Karma has now reportedly been introduced in the market, as this stunning luxury hybrid sedan has been given the green light by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). 2012 Fisker Karma is now made available to interested customer between a price range of  $95,000 to $108,900 and as per EPA, this magnificent hybrid vehicle can achieve a mileage of 32 miles, propelled solely by electricity. Also, the battery of the Karma can attain a full recharge in just six hours, when plugged into a 240 volt power socket thus making it one of most efficient luxury cars.

The 2012 Fisker Karma is a range extended plug-in hybrid luxury sports sedan that fulfills the role of environmental friendly vehicle as well as a high performance sports car. Fisker Karma is powered by a 2.2 liter Turbocharged Ecotec engine, which is complemented by a Single Speed Fixed Gear transmission, providing a top speed of an astounding 125mph. With the presence of the state of the art transmission, the 2012 Fisker Karma is able to achieve an acceleration of  0 to 60 mph in 5.9 seconds. As for the secondary propulsion system, this incredible hybrid electric luxury sedan uses a 22 kWh lithium-ion battery. When operated solely on gasoline engine, Karma can cover up to 300 miles and on batteries, this magnificent hybrid car for sale provides 32 miles of total coverage distance.

Via Wall Street Journal 

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