Audi E-Tron and E-Tron Sportback
Audi E-Tron and E-tron Sportback is Audi's crossover utility vehicle (CUV) and crossover coupe version. Crossovers are based on a shared platform with a passenger car version.
The E-Tron family have a estimate travel range of 356 km on a 95kWh battery pack. The Audi sports version E-tron Sportsback55 all wheel drive train system is being driven by twin electric motors generating 402 hp and 490 lb-ft torque.
BMW i3 and iX3
BMW electric family consist of the i3 and iX3. BMW i3 is BMW's first electric car that came into production mid 2013 and the BMW iX3 is a fully electric crossover (CUV) which came into production mid 2020. The BMW i3 have a driving range of 246 km while the BMW iX3 have a estimated range of more than 475 km.
Cadillac which is a luxury branch of General Motors is planning for production of their first EV electric crossover named Lyriq. There is no set date for production as of yet but you can sign up for updates on Cadillac's official website. The estimate driving range is expected to be 300 miles range on a full charge based on Cadillac's testing. Also, if you are a Cadillac fan, their Escalade size electric SUV by 2025.
Ford Mustang Mach-E
Ford's Mach-E crossover has been one of the most controversial electric vehicle of the year because of its iconic Mustang badge. It will come with an option for rear wheel drive or all wheel drive with dual electric motor configurations. The estimated driving range is estimated at 475 km for rear wheel drive and 425 for all wheel drive.
Hyundai Kona is an fully electric sub-compact SUV. It is equipped with an electric motor with an output of 201 hp and 290lb-ft of torque and an estimated drive range of up to 415 km.
Kia Soul EV and Niro EV
Kia Soul Ev had won awards for world urban car of the year. It has been in production in Korea since May 2014. While Kia Niro EV came afterwards, it had been launched in 2018. Both EV have an electric motor that generate 201 hp and 291 lb-ft of torque and with an estimated drive range of up to 385 km.
Mazda first EV vehicle will be the MX-30 crossover. It will have a front wheel drive motor that will delivers 143 hp. It will have a estimated drive range of 200 km. Production of the vehicle had started in Japan in May 2020 and may begin sales in United Kingdom in early 2021.
Mercedes is known for its luxurious vehicles. Their first EV is the Mercedes-Benz EQC. It is a crossover that takes shape of the GLC platform, just more futuristic. The 4-matic dual electric motor drivetrain generates 402 hp and 561 lb-ft of torque. It has a estimated drive range of 450 km.
Mini Cooper SE
Mini's first fully electric will be the Mini Cooper SE. It will come as a 3 door version of the car. With an electric motor to generate 184 hp. The estimated drive range is only 177 km, which is on the lower end compared to the upcoming vehicles. At least the Mini Cooper SE will still have its original Mini Cooper style and handling but with electric driving experience.
The Nissan Leaf have been in production since 2010 and have won multiple awards for best selling electric vehicle. It is equipped with an electric motor that generates up 214 hp and 250 lb-ft of torque and a estimated drive range of up to 363 km.
Polestar is an semi-independent EV brand that started as Volvo's factory racing team. It first came out with Polestar 1 as a plug-in hybrid and now with its fully electric sports sedan aimed to compete against the Tesla model 3. It is equipped with a twin electric motor that generates 408 hp and 487 lb-ft of torque. And an estimated drive range of 440 km.
Porsche's first fully electric vehicle is the Porsche Taycan which was reviewed as the best handling electric vehicle out there as of date. This was built to compete against Tesla Model S. It can be used as a daily driver or taken on the race track. It will have a base model that generates 522 hp, a Turbo model that generates 670 hp, and a Turbo S model that generates 750 hp. However, the estimate drive range of only 311 km.
Tesla Model 3, Model Y, Model X, and Model S
The leading brand for electric vehicles known to everyone around the world even if they do not drive, Tesla.
Model 3 is the smaller size sedan with a dual electric motor all-wheel drive system. It has an estimated drive range of up to 568km and an acceleration of 3.1s from zero to 100 km/hr.
Model S which is the big brother of tesla. It is also has a dual electric motor all-wheel drive system. It has an estimated drive range of up to 645 km and an acceleration of 2.3s from zero to 100 km/hr. Also take note that it has 28 cu ft of storage, which is the best in its class.
Model Y is Telsa's version of a crossover. It is also equipped with a dual electric motor all-wheel system. It has an estimated drive range of up to 524 km.
Model X is Tesla's version of a SUV. It is known and recognized for its side falcon wing doors. It can sit up 7 passengers and a 5-star safety rating. Again, like the other Tesla, it is equipped with a dual electric motor all-wheel system but has an estimated drive range of up to 597km.
Volkswagen e-Golf and ID.4
Volkswagen e-Golf (ID.3) is a fully electric hatchback, leader of its kind. The only similar size electric vehicle will be the Mini Cooper SE. It has an electric motor that generates only 134hp and with an estimated drive range of up to 198 km.
Also, the upcoming, new addition all-wheel drive SUV, the ID.4, is coming into the market mid 2021 to compete against the other electric SUV competitors. It has an estimated drive range of up to 400 km.
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