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Old 08-30-2016, 10:40 AM   #21 (permalink)
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Hi all,

I am considering getting a Karma even this late in the game with no real clarity on what is going on with Karma Automotive and the relaunch.

My questions for you guys who have owned this thing for a while in CH:
- Do you still like owning the car?
- Do you think receiving service down the road will be an issue?
- What are the drawbacks of owning this car?

Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks and regards
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Old 08-31-2016, 03:17 AM   #22 (permalink)
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Hi and welcome.

In short:

Yes
Yes
Some minor


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Yes, we all like owning the car... Just work yourself through the forum, to get this feeling.

Service 'down the road' is almost impossible. Even tire changes might be challenging. They could help you, filling the water for the wiper.
But you are in Switzerland, home of the Emil Frey group, the big European Fisker importer... They will guide you to a CSP to get help.

...and yes. There are some minor drawbacks... you might get stranded and have to be prepared to live without the car, for weeks....
Although, the Revero will use or mimic most of the Fisker Karma parts, there might be a shortage in the future.

But anyway, if it isn't your spare money, do it!
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Thank you for your reply and advice, Stefan -- Greatly appreciated!

That is about what I'd figured - I am assuming Emil Frey, who I doubt will try this experiment a 2nd time, will have the know-how to support these cars at least over the next few years.

But parts are the big question mark for me - what if the battery pack needs replacing? And there doesn't seem to be much reliable information out there as to how useful the current Revero development will be in this regard.

BTW are any of these issues (support, parts, technical overlaps between the original model and the Revero, being discussed in Karma Automotive's owner's forum? You can't get in without a VIN number...
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