Karma Gyesera: the new American electric Gran Turismo

Based on the brand’s previous models, this model represents the biggest technical evolution of the platform to date and of which only 2,000 units will be manufactured.

Karma Automotive is celebrating its tenth anniversary by presenting its new electric sedan, the Karma Gyesera, which promises a range of up to 400 kilometers per charge and which represents an evolution of the GSe-6 model launched in 2021, although the company claims to have made changes in about 85% of the car.

Karma President Marques McCammon pointed out that virtually all body panels are new compared to the previous model, retaining only the rear quarters. In turn, the body is constructed with a combination of aluminum and carbon fiber, mounted on an aluminum chassis.

The Karma Gyesera presents itself as a sedan with considerable dimensions: 5 meters long, 2 meters wide and 1.33 meters high, with a wheelbase of 3.16 meters. Its interior tries to represent as much as possible the concept of a Gran Turismo car and is equipped with a digital dashboard, a central touch screen and all the elements that prioritize being able to cover long kilometers with the less fatigue possible, such as special seat padding and a low driving position.

In terms of performance, the Gyesera is a rear-wheel drive electric sedan with a power of 590 hp and a torque of 940 NM, which, coupled with the 102 kWh battery, is capable of catapulting this sedan of 2,400 kilos from 0 to 96 km/h. (0 to 60 miles per hour) in 4.2 seconds and reaches a top speed of 217 km/h.

The Karma Gyesera will be produced in limited quantities, with production expected to begin later this year or early 2025. Approximately 2,000 units will be manufactured over a production period of between four and five years, with an estimated price of between 175,000 and 225 000 dollars.

This electric sedan is now available for reservation with a deposit of $5,000. It is expected to follow in the footsteps of the Kaveya electric coupe, scheduled for launch in late 2025, and an updated version of the Revero plug-in hybrid, expected in the third quarter of 2024. The sedans are profound evolutions of the original Fisker. Karma, a brand completely apart today.

Source: Latercera


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