Originality, luxury, design, one word different, all of that are cars from Karma, even the name is originally…Revero is a four-door sedan of the California-based American automobile manufacturing company, Karma Automotive, which was formerly referred to as Fisker Automotive. The model was first introduced to the market in 2011 by Fisker and it is going to be redesigned for the model year 2017 with the name, 2017 Karma Revero. The new model will get better performance, mostly because of engine and use of the lighter materials, such as aluminum throughout its construction. As it is a hybrid model, it will be powered by the durable and powerful electric motors and a powerful traditional engine with the vast covering range.
2017 Karma Revero Exterior
The new Karma Revero 2017 comes with almost identical design to earlier models in terms of its body construction. Therefore, we can expect the new sedan with the same originally design. However, there may be some minor tweaks, just to be “up to date”.
As a result, the front part of the vehicle comes equipped with a honeycomb-meshed grille with upright slats. It will hold new hand-painted emblems with dazzling yellow and blue colored chrome plated ring, replacing the earlier Fisker emblems. However, the new model will be continued with the same solar roof, but it will be modernized to improve its effectiveness.
The external dimensions should be 196.8″ (L) x 84.0″ (W) x 52.4″ (H) with the wheelbase length of 24.4 Inches. Weight Distribution is 47 % / 53 %.
Although the automaker has not revealed too much about the interior of the 2017 Karma Revero. However one thing is for certain, the cabin will get some modern changes and faster and simplified information system. Additionally, infotainment system will be updated, which will be straightforward, instinctive, and good-looking. Previous IS was too slow, there were complaints from some customers, a new one is completely different in matter performance. It will faster connect with iPhone and Android phones(for about 5 sec), Navigation system will also be faster(taking info from the Internet-cloud service). Of course, data parameters about the car will always be on screen, and it looks very classy. The goal is to be a good rival with it class contestants, such as the Model S.
Considering the overall cabin design, it will be simple but contemporary with the blend of high-quality leather and delicate chrome and aluminum inserts. Both the door panels and the center console are offered with the wood trim over them. All seats will be offered with a dual-tone upholstery option to make the interior of the new vehicle more attractive than before.
This time, the engine section of the 2017 Karma Revero will not get any change. This means, the same powertrain as that of the original Revero, which will be the combination of a GM Ecotec 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder gasoline power unit and the double-electric motor. All together, it has 260-horsepower; battery pack capacity is 21.1 kWh with a bit extendet range to 50 miles.
This combination offers better acceleration to the new vehicle to attain the velocity from 0-60 mph in 5.4(sport mode) seconds and the maximum speed of 125 mph. While using the petrol power unit alone, the vehicle offers the combined mileage of 20 mpg, whereas when it is combined with the electric motors, 52 mpge will be the overall mileage.
With the single electric charge, the new Revero can cover the maximum distance of 50 miles, which is 18 miles more than that of the original model. Solar panel on the roof gives Karma additional 2 km/1,5 miles every day, while parked in the sun. There is the ability of quick charging(DC fast-charging), for 24 minutes it fills battery to 4/5 of capacity.
2017 Karma Revero Price and date of release
With the price of $130,000, it will be a very attractive high-class hybrid option. The release date of new Karma Revero 2017 is expected to hit the market during the last quarter of 2016.