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16:20  20 november  2019
16:20  20 november  2019 Source:   cnet.com

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The Karma SC 2 Concept will be on display from November 22 through December 1 at the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show. Karma ’s SC 2 Concept Car Previews Future Design Direction and Company’s Emergence as Technology Incubator. SC 2 to Deliver 1 , 100 HP and 0-60 mph in less than 1.9 Seconds.

This concept car 's interior is lavishly trimmed with rich leather, impressive stitching and what appears to be a boatload of exposed carbon fiber. The Karma SC 2 is a beautiful piece of rolling sculpture, but it's unlikely anything like this will ever be mass-produced, at least in the near future.

Concept cars tend to be outlandish, but few are as over the top as Karma's SC2, which was unveiled earlier today on the eve of the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show .   

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Karma has arrived at the 2019 LA Auto Show with a brand new electric concept car dubbed the SC 2 . It is said to feature cutting-edge technology and a look that’s meant to preview the automaker’s future design direction. Its front and rear mounted twin electric motors produce 1 , 100 HP and 10,500 lb-ft (14

The Karma SC 2 Concept has now made its official debut in LA and the specifications feel like they came from a video game. Front and rear-mounted twin electric motors combine to deliver 1 , 100 horsepower and 10,500 lb-ft of torque. Yes, you read those figures correctly.

This futuristic-looking hypercar is all-electric and supposedly gives a preview of where the California-based automaker's designs are heading in the future. With beautifully exotic bodywork and a lengthy dash-to-axle measurement, this machine is a sight to behold, even when dressed in a hand-applied, rather subdued paint color called vapor gray.

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A pure-electric vehicle, the SC2 features an I-shaped battery pack housed in a tunnel that runs down the car's centerline. With a capacity of 120 kWh, it should provide 350 miles of driving range.

That battery juices front- and rear-mounted motors that deliver a claimed 1,100 horsepower. That should be enough to get the SC2 from a standstill to 60 miles an hour in less than 1.9 seconds. Helping keep things under control are a racing-style suspension system and carbon-ceramic brakes.

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Karma debuts the 1 , 100 - hp SC 2 concept at the 2019 LA Auto Show. Karma Automotive. The SC 2 definitely isn't all business, packing some concept car weirdness all its own. The SC 2 appears to have little future beyond showing up in different guises as a barometer of Karma 's styling and preview

Karma SC 2 Concept EV Graces LA Auto Show With GT Lines, 1 , 100 HP . “The Karma Revero GTS is a special continuation of the success of our definitive luxury electric Revero GT,” said Karma CEO Dr. Lance Zhou. “The GTS offers enhanced performance for the driving enthusiast, adding diversity to our

This concept car's interior is lavishly trimmed with rich leather, impressive stitching and what appears to be a boatload of exposed carbon fiber. Access is gained via fingerprint and facial recognition sensors that should unlock the SC2's winged doors, which rise upward and forward as they open.

a motorcycle parked on the side of a car: In typical Karma fashion, the SC2's cabin is beautifully done. Antuan Goodwin/Roadshow © Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. In typical Karma fashion, the SC2's cabin is beautifully done. Antuan Goodwin/Roadshow

Self-driving capability is a key attribute of any futuristic design study, and this Karma is properly equipped. A phalanx of long-range radar sensors, cameras and lidar arrays are sprinkled throughout, in theory allowing the car to operate autonomously.

One intriguing element of the SC2 is something called Drive and Play. This feature allows people to relive past drives they've taken. A special high-definition camera mounted under the windshield and other sensors capture the car in motion in a 3D environment. This system records the entire driving experience in real time. This includes braking and acceleration events, turns, sounds and even the air temperature.

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Karma Automotive will have a sizable presence at this year’s event and the company has released the first teaser image of a new concept . There’s no word on specifics, but the standard Revero GT has two electric motors that produce a combined output of 536 hp (400 kW / 543 PS) and 1 , 100 lb-ft (1

The electric concept car is also said to produce around 10,500 pound-feet of torque. A full suite of driver aid technologies and sensors sets the SC 2 concept up for future autonomous driving tech. Karma SC 2 concept car has 1 , 100 hp , 10,500 lb-ft of torque.

a black car on display © Antuan Goodwin/Roadshow

An adaptive laser projector allows you to replay a recorded drive while the vehicle is parked. Using a special mount, a smartphone even acts as the rear-view mirror. Making the experience more social, users can share their Drive and Play experiences.

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The Karma SC2 is a beautiful piece of rolling sculpture, but it's unlikely anything like this will ever be mass-produced, at least in the near future. Hopefully some of its design cues and innovative features will make it to market sooner rather than later. 

Karma SC2 concept backs sharp design with bold 1,100 horsepower claim

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The Karma SC2 Concept Is an 1100-HP All-Electric Missile .
The all-wheel-drive EV can go from 0-60 mph in a claimed 1.9 seconds. That's hypercar territory.Karma says the SC2 is supposed to represent the future of its brand. Currently, the only production car the company makes is the Revero, a hybrid based on the now-defunct Fisker Karma sedan. This new concept packs a 120kWh battery mounted in the center tunnel, sending energy to all four wheels via two electric motors, one at each axle. There's also torque vectoring, a motorsports-style push-rod suspension setup, and carbon ceramic brakes.

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