Have you driven a Fisker Karma yet? No? Well, let me tell you it’s a unique experience. That’s because while actually driving it isn’t all that special – it goes, stops and corners like it’s heaviernshit (which it is) – sitting in it is like being inside the world’s smallest art gallery. If you’re into exotic sustainable woods and vegan upholstery materials, you might just want to check it out.
I mention this as something to be added to your To Do list as it’s looking like Fisker as a whole is going the way of the Dodo. Henrik himself has jumped ship and the company’s lawyers are presently circling the hybrid wagons for the inevitable bankruptcy. It’s a damn shame too because it seems like Tesla is – for the moment at least – making a go of it, so why can’t Fisker?
So, the Karma looks like it’s on its way out, and what I’m wondering today is whether or not you think other cars and trucks might just be following it out the door and into the history books. We’ve already heard that Fiat is killing all of Lancia after first torturing it for a while by forcing it to sell rebranded Chryslers, but what other marques and models do you think won’t live to see another birthday? And relatedly, which ones do you think deserve such a fate?