Fisker Automotive was founded by Fisker and Bernhard Koehler Hernik 2007 in Irvine ( California). The company specializes in the construction of luxury -class vehicles with hybrid technology. The first model, the Fisker Karma, celebrated in 2008 at the North American International Auto Show ( NAIAS ) had its world premiere. The electric - athletes combined electric drive and a range extender. At the IAA 2011 in Frankfurt, the car manufacturer presented a new model, the Fisker Surf. The based on the Karma sports wagon that both looks at first glance to the Ferrari FF. In the fall of 2012, the surf will come on the market.