Skip to comments.Bad Karma: Our Fisker Karma Plug-in Hybrid Breaks Down
Posted on 03/09/2012 7:03:51 AM PST by RetroSexual
Our Fisker Karma cost us $107,850. It is super sleek, high-techand now its broken.
We have owned our car for just a few days; it has less than 200 miles on its odometer. While doing speedometer calibration runs on our test track (a procedure we do for every test car before putting it in service by driving the car at a constant 65 mph between two measured points), the dashboard flashed a message and sounded a bing showing a major fault. Our technician got the car off the track and put it into Park to go through the owners manual to interpret the warning. At that point, the transmission went into Neutral and wouldnt engage any gear through its electronic shifter except Park and Neutral.
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Instant Karma’s gonna get you.
And the kicker is, there are conventional cars in its price range that can almost match it on fuel consumption and kick its battery-laden ass performance-wise. And they don’t suffer from silly electrical glitches during their break-in period either.
The very idea of Karma does not, and never has existed.
I despise the use of the term Karma being used as as much as I despise the use of the phrase, “Global Warming”.
Neither Karma, nor Global Warming exists, and thus should never be used in any way to ever describe anything.
over designed. Over weight. Current engine is a turbo 4 - no room for LS-7.
When you could have an Alfa 8C - straight out of production?
4300 lbs. 124 inch wheelbase. Some sports car. It is a grotesque. Even the giant Panamera is 115 inch x 4100 lbs.
Anyone who would even review it as a sports care is a liar.
I could send a better design from a blank sheet of paper by midnight tonight.
Then you don't know what Karma is. Karma is just the word for the idea of the cause and effect of one's actions.
Naw, bricks don't burn very well.
Just get a 918 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nnJ3OsRssQM
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