The 2024 Fisker Karma is a luxury plug-in range-extended electric sports sedan manufactured by Fisker Automotive. The 2024 Fisker Karma comes in three trim levels: EcoStandard, EcoSport, and EcoChic. The Fisker Karma’s sporty ride, such as its performance-tuned suspension, wide track, wide tires, and relatively low height, gives it an athletic personality. Steering is fast and direct, and Karma cornering in general is pretty good considering its size. Its massive 22-inch wheels also help with handling, but they add to a solid ride.
Stealth mode acceleration is typical for electric propulsion; The car will jump off the line if you choose, as the highest torque is immediately available. Switch to Sport and the car is definitely fast, but the gas engine can be noisy under full throttle mainly due to an exhaust coming out of the front fenders and not the rear of the car. Regenerative brakes are powerful and linear.
The standard equipment on the EcoStandard includes 22-inch alloy wheels, Brembo high-performance brakes, xenon headlights, keyless ignition/entry, rear parking sensors, solar panel roof, heated mirrors, auto-dimming rearview mirror, and dual-zone auto. climate control, cruise control, electric tilt-and-telescope steering wheel, six-way power front seats, heated front and rear seats, leather premium vinyl upholstery, real wood cabin accents, a trip computer, Bluetooth, and eight-speaker audio satellite radio, a system with auxiliary audio jack and an iPod/USB audio interface.
2024 Fisker Karma : Interior
The Fisker Karma has a cabin furnished with recycled and renewable materials. Wood cabin accents are made from reclaimed lumber, seat foam is made from soy-based fiber, and EcoSport’s leather upholstery is sourced from farms that adhere to the humane animal treatment standard. Karma EcoChic is “animal free,” avoiding leather in favor of 100 percent recycled faux suede and other fabrics.
2024 Fisker Karma : Engine
The Fisker Karma is a plug-in hybrid. Therefore, it has a pair of 150kW electric motors driving the rear wheels. The power is put away in a 20kWh lithium-particle battery pack. The Karma can be propelled on electric power alone for an estimated average of 32 miles, at which point the 260-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder petrol engine kicks in, extending the range for an additional 250 miles. There is no transmission in the customary sense. The 2024 Karma is rated 52 mpg-e by the EPA, including 20 mpg when combined with the gasoline engine running. Charging times for the battery pack range from 14 hours to 6 hours.
2024 Fisker Karma : Safety
Standard safety equipment for the 2024 Fisker Karma includes stability and traction control, anti-lock disc brakes, front-seat side airbags, dual knee airbags, and side curtain airbags.