Uh-Oh: Fisker Karma Belonging to Consumer Reports Breaks Down

Consumer Reports' Fisker Karma

List of things you don’t want to happen:

Have spinach stuck in your teeth for the duration of a first date. Buy a new car and have it break down on the way home. Have the car you built and sold to Consumer Reports break down even before it’s checked in.

A positive Consumer Reports review can make or break a new car. Even established cars can suffer when the great CR Oracle turns its head away, as the Honda Civic is well aware.

So what happens when a start-up automaker sells a $100,000 car to the almighty CR, only to have it on a flatbed truck moments later? It’s not going to be good.

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