Two years after announcing production would begin in 2009, Fisker will unveil the first factory-built Karma at the Paris Motor Show.

Two years after announcing production would begin in 2009, Fisker will unveil the first factory-built Karma at the Paris Motor Show.

The Karma, as you may remember, features two electric motors that produce 300 kW (402 hp / 408 PS) and 1,300 Nm (959 lb/ft) of torque. They are powered by a 200kW lithium-ion battery pack, which allows the car to travel up to 80.5 km (50 miles) before a turbocharged 2.0-liter petrol engine kicks in to recharge it.

In terms of performance, the car accelerates from 0-100 km/h (62 mph) in 5.9 seconds, hits a top speed of 200 km/h (124 mph) and has an average fuel consumption rating of 2.4L/100km (98 mpg US).

While it's nice to see Fisker finally built a car, the press release has a glaring omission - a launch date.

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