Called the Fisker Atlantic, this sleek hybrid sedan will give the BMW 5-Series and Audi A6 some competition when it hits showrooms next year. Unlike the Fisker Karma, this model “ditches the occasionally rough-edged GM-sourced four-cylinder turbo in favour of a shiny, new 240bhp/260lbft BMW unit; codenamed the N20, the slick twin-turbo engine will be also be used by BMW in the entry level Z4, 328i and 528i.” Click here for more pictures. Continue reading for a video.
One of the key new details that will make it into production is the partly glazed roof, which uses a unique ridged structure with echoes of a steel spider’s web. Apart from keeping the cabin light and airy, it also allows the four-seater Atlantic – the battery pack bisects the rear seats, so five seats is not an option – to offer what the company calls ‘remarkable’ levels of rear headroom.