Karma Automotive introduced Monday that its first all-electric mannequin—due in 2021—will likely be named GSe-6, not Revero GTE, as initially talked about.
The GSe-6 would be the first in a household of “GS Collection” fashions, based on Karma, which is now accepting $100 refundable deposits for the automobile. The reservation page additionally mentions aluminum building, blended three-mode regenerative braking, and battery-pack choices as much as 100 kilowatt-hours. The automobile will likely be constructed at Karma’s manufacturing facility in Moreno Valley, California.
Karma claimed last year that this mannequin would get a couple of 300-mile vary from a 100-kwh battery pack, and mentioned that will be adopted up with a bigger pack and 400-mile vary. That may enable the GSe-6 to meet up with the Tesla Mannequin S, however the Lucid Air achieved 517 miles of vary in testing commissioned by the producer.
This would be the first considerably new mannequin from Karma, which was shaped by Chinese language auto components agency Wanxiang in 2014 from the stays of Fisker Automotive, and has thus far solely launched a refreshed model of the previous Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid beneath the Revero title.
2020 Karma Revero GT with out there Sport bundle
Final 12 months Karma was teasing many different car prospects, in what appeared like a flurry of concepts that had been barely sketched out.
That included each a pickup truck and an SUV, in addition to a pair of idea vehicles for the 2019 Shanghai Auto Present.
It additionally boasted concerning the flexibility of its extended-range EV platform—the one which was initially developed by Quantum Dynamics for predecessor FIsker Automotive. That included pitching it as the idea for industrial automobiles, contrasting Karma’s essential concentrate on luxurious passenger vehicles.
Karma in 2019 expanded its dealership base within the U.S. and is now promoting the 2020 Revero GT plug-in hybrid and a sportier GTS variant. The present Revero GT has an EPA-rated electrical vary of 61 miles—considerably greater than the Fisker Karma.