Gallery: Fisker Karma Named Top Car of the Year by BBC’s Top Gear

 

Henrik Fisker and the Fisker Automotive team are racking up quite the list of awards this year – and their pile might just about be complete with their latest accolade. The UK’s immensely popular Top Gear TV show just named the Fisker Karma the “Car of the Year” and Top Gear Magazine named the extended range electric vehicle the “Luxury Car of the Year” – an award that has previously been graced upon such high end autos as the Mercedes-Benz CLS Coupe, the Jaguar XJ and the Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe. In our recent interview with Henrik Fisker about his groundbreaking luxury design he noted that he just wanted to show the public that green design can be cool, and from the looks of it he is certainly succeeding.

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  1. archonic December 4, 2011 at 1:37 pm

    It’s worth noting that Top Gear trashed Fisker’s biggest and closest competitor- Tesla, in their review of the Roadster. A messy legal battle for slander ensued and is, as far as I know, still happening. Top Gear has quite the incentive to hype Tesla’s rival. Not saying the Karma is undeserving, just saying this is worth noting.

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