After trudging along with the production of the Karma and introducing the Karma S Convertible Concept, Fisker has moved right along to the Frankfurt Motor Show with a new concept: the Surf. The Surf concept is an electric shooting brake model with extended range (EVer) capability and represents Fisker’s vision of a crossover between a sport car and a station wagon. It shows how Fisker is expanding its Karma platform rapidly with additional models that again create a new market niche. A production version will follow in 2013.

The company has described the concept as follows: "The Fisker Surf delivers a bold new twist and is sure to ‘wow’ global audiences with its combination of Uncompromised Responsible Luxury and head turning design."

We expect the Surf Concept will have something similar to the aluminum spaceframe architecture and Q-Drive powertrain as used in the Karma. Of course, we don’t anticipate that this concept to have two electric motors with an output of about 408 HP like the Karma, but a less powerful setup powered by the same lithium-ion battery pack will more than likely be available. The sprint from 0 to 60 mph will be made in 5.9 seconds and top speed will go up to 125 mph. The concept can travel up to 50 miles on electricity only and a turbocharged 2.0-liter petrol engine will act as a generator and will extend the range an additional 250 miles.


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  (613) posted on 12.15.2011

It is really so unique on its platform even on its design. Moreover, I noticed that the combination of the design on its wheel, and with its body really looks great.

  (577) posted on 10.25.2011

Sadly, to say but this concept didn’t impress me at all instead it looks so lousy with me because of its platform and other detailing, but I must say that I’m quite impressed with its engine and with its wheels.

  (594) posted on 10.19.2011

I can say that I’m not really so impressed with its platform design and other styling, but the interior features and amenities that it had are absolutely suited for a limousine car.... smiley

  (445) posted on 10.7.2011

Very manly and masculine model car, the extend and long exterior of Fiskrer Surf delivers a nice and bold surface and impressive look to it.

  (797) posted on 09.27.2011

I’m impressed to the long hood and the style of this car. The performance of this car is great. I want to watch live performance of this car. I can’t wait for the updates of this car soon. smiley

  (858) posted on 09.26.2011

I’m not very impressed with the style and design. Though surely this plat-from seems to be a good specs car. Though the concept is really unique and distinct.

  (531) posted on 09.23.2011

I don’t like the style of the body and hood of this car. However, I like the interior part of this car. It’s so good to see this interior part. I like it so much and also the performance of this car is also good for me. The performance like this is enough for this kind of a car.

  (365) posted on 09.21.2011

The platform seems so ordinary, but the car lines give more beauty on this Surf concept car, but I wonder on the other specs of this one.

  (488) posted on 09.21.2011

The Fisker Surf Concept is elegant and classic in style. I think this car is kinda expensive, thought this is perfectly simple.

  (503) posted on 09.21.2011

480 horsepower of this concept is quite good on it, and I just noticed that it had a not so impressive platform and styling, but I must say that the mileage of it is kind of impressive.

  (531) posted on 09.16.2011

Shadow car? hehehe. I’ll wait for the details and updated images of this car and i want to see in video performance soon.

  (276) posted on 09.13.2011

A really head-turning design irregardless of its features such as 408 HP like the Karma, but a less powerful setup. It will still consider the top sellers in the market.

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