Fisker's Chinese owners are still promising to resurrect the Karma, but now it'll be around $25,000 more expensive, won't arrive until next year, and will get a new name, banishing poor Henrik for good.

In a report by Reuters, the Wanxiang Group is rebranding Fisker as Elux, either to distance itself from the bankrupt automaker or because the car's designer/namesake doesn't want his name associated with its reboot. Maybe both.

Despite that, the reborn Karma will look largely the same, and still pack the range-extending gas/electric drivetrain, but Wanxiang has reportedly spent millions to get the whole package ready for primetime.

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However, because of the extent of the modifications and the fact Wanxiang still hasn't secured a production facility, the Elux Karma won't arrive later this year as previously promised. Reuter's sources say the re-launch has been pushed back to mid-2016 and that the price will go up to $135,000 – about $25k more than the original.