More and more manufacturers are focusing on developing new electric power trains and platforms which could result in the number of electric cars to grow rapidly over the next several years. The fall in prices, improvements in range, increased investment and rollout of charging networks has started to create a serious competition on the market. Big automakers like Volkswagen and Daimler are accelerating the transition towards electric drive paving the way for the breakthrough of electric vehicles. So Lets find out which are the Best Electric Vehicles(EVs) on the market in 2021.
02: Tesla Model Y
04: Rivian R1T
05: BMW iX3
06: Polestar 2
07: Porsche Taycan
Audi that aims at electrifying one-third of all new models is going to bring its next all-electric car to market in 2020.
The newly unveiled e-Tron Sportback comes with futuristic design and embedded innovative AI technologies to ensure a comfortable and connected environment for its passengers.
The vehicle will be built using the same electric drivetrain and battery as the company’s first all-electric car the e-tron Quattro SUV. But it’s equipped with a coupe a roof which makes the vehicle more arrow dynamic allowing it to overcome around 6 miles more distance.
The all-wheel drive SUV coupe will be available in two options. The higher-end version is expected to have a real-world range of about 210 miles on a full charge and it will be equipped with dual electric motors for a total regular output of 265 kilowatts and 414 pound-feet of torque.
The new electric coupe a crossover features an innovative lighting technology with digitally controlled matrix LED units at the front and rear which can produce excellent light combinations enabling the vehicle to communicate visually with the surroundings.
The Audi e-Tron Sportback will have a starting price of about $78000.
|Engine type||Twin electric motor|
|Max. output||With Boost Engaged – Up-to 402 HP|
|Max. Torque||With Boost Engaged – Up-to 490 lb-ft|
|Acceleration (0 – 60 mph)||With Boost Engaged – 5.5 seconds|
|Top speed||124 mph|
|Towing capacity (lb)||available 4,000|
Transmission | Drivetrain
|Transmission||quattro® all-wheel drive|
|Type||Electromechanical progressive steering system|
|Turning diameter (curb-to-curb) (ft)||40.0|
|Front||Audi adaptive air suspension, comfort|
|Rear||Audi adaptive air suspension, comfort|
|Material||Multi-material construction (steel and aluminum)|
Warranty | Maintenance
|Warranty||4 years / 50k miles|
|Curb weight (lb)||5,754|
Electric motor – front
|Configuration||Axially Parallel, Asynchronous Motor|
|Power with boost kW (PS)||135 (184)|
|Torque with boost Nm (lb-ft)||309 (228)|
Electric motor – rear
|Configuration||Coaxial, Asynchronous Motor|
|Power kW (PS)||165 (224)|
|Torque Nm (lb-ft)||355 (262)|
|Total system power with boost kW (PS)||265 (402)|
|Total system torque with boost Nm (lb-ft)||561 (490)|
|Number of cells||432|
|Charging 0-100% on AC 9.6 kW (hours)||About 9 hours|
|Charging on 0-80% on DC 150 kW (minutes)||About 30 minutes|
|Charging Port Location||Driver side front fender|
Tesla has launched its highly anticipated compact crossover SUV which is in the market right now and The model Y’s design is remarkably similar to the model three’s design but thanks to its 10% bigger size it can be outfitted with a third row of seats for a total seating capacity of seven.
The Model Y is available in two options as Performance and Long Range AWD.
The company offers both rear and all-wheel drive variants which come with impressive arrow dynamic performance enabling at the higher end version to reach 60 miles per hour in 3.5 seconds.
The car is mostly free of buttons on the inside featuring a large infotainment display in the middle of the dashboard.
The vehicle is able to achieve a real-world range of up to 300 miles on a single charge and has a starting price of $48,000 and the cheaper version with a smaller battery is due to go on sale in 2021 with a price of $39000.
|Performance||Long Range AWD|
|Battery||Long Range||Long Range|
|Acceleration||3.5s 0-60 mph||4.8s 0-60 mph|
|Range||291 miles (EPA est.)||316 miles (EPA est.)|
|Drive||Dual Motor All-Wheel Drive||Dual Motor All-Wheel Drive|
|Seating||Up to 7 Adults||Up to 7 Adults|
|Wheels||21″||19″ or 20″|
|Max Cargo Volume||68 cu ft||68 cu ft|
|Top Speed||155 mph||135 mph|
|Displays||15″ Center Touchscreen||15″ Center Touchscreen|
|Supercharging||Pay Per Use||Pay Per Use|
|Warranty||Basic Vehicle – 4 years or 50,000 mi, whichever comes first|
Battery & Drive Unit – 8 years or 120,000 mi, whichever comes first
|Basic Vehicle – 4 years or 50,000 mi, whichever comes first|
Battery & Drive Unit – 8 years or 120,000 mi, whichever comes first
Ford finally unveils its gorgeous powerful long-range all-electric SUV which is inspired by the company’s iconic muscle car the Mustang.
The Mustang Mach E comes with the three bar taillights and a familiarly shaped grille cutout.
The vehicle will be available in five variants with both all-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive power trains featuring standard and extended range battery options respectively.
The company will first deliver the premium and first edition models in late 2020 which can achieve a real-world range of 270 miles with a pair of electric motors powered by an extended-range battery and the premium model with a single motor driven powertrain can overcome a distance of 300 miles.
The rear-wheel drive base model can achieve a range of 230 miles on a full charge at reached 60 miles per hour in about 6.5 seconds.
Driven by two electric motors a special GT performance Edition which will be available from spring 2021 is able to accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 3.5 seconds like the all-wheel drive model why performance variants.
The Mach E offers a spacious interior featuring a large touchscreen in the center of the dashboard for navigation and entertainment as well as an additional screen in front of the driver for speed and battery information.
The Mustang Mach E has a starting price of $43900.
|Battery||Standard Range (68kWh)||Extended Range (88 kWh)|
|Model||Select||Select||Select||Premium||Premium||California Route 1||Premium||First Edition||GT|
|Base price (US market)||$43,895||$50,600||$46,595||$53,300||$55,600||$52,400||$58,300||$59,900||$60,500|
|Availability||Late 2020||Late 2020/Limited Quantity||Late Summer 2021|
|Range (EPA)||230 miles (370 km)||210 miles (338 km)||300 miles (483 km)||270 miles (435 km)||250 miles (402 km)|
0–60 mph (0–97 km/h)
|Low-6 seconds||Mid-5 seconds||Mid-6 seconds||Mid-5 seconds||Mid-3 seconds|
|Power Output||266 hp (270 PS; 198 kW)||290 hp (294 PS; 216 kW)||346 hp (351 PS; 258 kW)||459 hp (465 PS; 342 kW)|
|Peak Torque||317 lb.- ft.||428 lb.- ft.||317 lb.- ft.||428 lb.-ft.||TBA|
|Top Speed||111 mph (179 km/h)||124 mph (200 km/h)|
|DC Fast Charge (DCFC) Speed||Up to 115kW||Up to 150kW|
|Cargo Space||64.4 cu ft (1,824 L) max volume with rear seats folded, rear trunk, and front trunk ("frunk"). (59.6 cuft including rear trunk + 4.8 cuft frunk)|
US-based automotive start-up Rivian has launched its first all-electric pickup truck which comes with an impressive all electric powertrain and special features.
It’s an intelligent adventure machine, with robust and rugged design featuring as the company describes a lockable gear tunnel that extends through the entire width of the vehicle and provides more than 350 liters storage area.
The five passenger vehicle comes with three powertrain options equipped with four independent electric motors on each wheel and the higher end version provides a maximum 562 kilowatts power capacity and 3500 Newton meter of grounded torque per wheel.
The ability to control the torque at the wheel and configure the total power output to different levels enables the owners to steer the pickup truck like a tank which is capable of reaching 60 miles per hour in an incredible three seconds.
The different power levels match different choices of battery packs which can provide a range of 230 to 400 miles on a full charge.
Inside it features a 15.6 inch touchscreen display dominating the middle of the dashboard for navigation and entertainment. The company has been working on possible configurations of the R1T to offer owners different options which could result in a zero-emission camper version of the vehicle.
The R1T starts at $69000 and first deliveries are set to begin in late 2020.
|TRACK (front/rear)||67.3 in|
|RANGE||Up to 400+ miles|
|ACCELERATION||0-60 in 3 seconds|
|TOTAL POWER||Up to 750 hp|
|COMBINED MOTOR TORQUE||829 ft-lb|
|GEAR TUNNEL VOLUME||12.4 cu ft|
|FRONT TRUNK VOLUME||11.1 cu ft|
|MAX GROUND CLEARANCE|
|TOWING CAPACITY||11,000 lbs|
|BATTERY||105 / 135 / 180 kWh|
BMW that aims at electrifying 25 models by 2023 is going to bring its next all-electric car to market in 2020 which will feature the fifth generation of BMW E drive technology for the first time.
This means that the BMW IX3 which was unveiled at the 2018 Beijing Motor Show will feature more integrated powerful and compact drivetrain and battery packs with higher energy capacity.
The company classifies the IX3 as a sports activity vehicle that comes with a 70 kilowatt hour’s battery pack with an expected peak output of 250 kilowatts and at 150 kilowatts charging capacity.
The BMW IX3 which is due to go on sale next year will be the first model produced for the entire global market at the Chinese production location in Shen yang.
iX3 PREMIER EDITION.
20” Black Aerodynamic Wheels
Electric Front Seats with Driver memory
Sun Protect Glazing
Automatic Air Conditioning
Adaptive LED Headlights
Driving Assistant Professional
BMW Live Cockpit Professional
Heated Front Seats
Mode 3 Charging Cable
Acoustic Pedestrian Warning Ambient Lighting
iX3 PREMIER EDITION PRO.
In addition to Premier Edition model:
- Comfort Access
- Acoustic Glazing
- Lumbar Support
- Iconic Electric Sound
- Adaptive LED Headlights
- Automatic High Beam Assist
- Parking Assistant Plus
- Head up Display
- Harman Kardon Surround Sound
- Gesture Control
Volvo’s performance brand Polestar has launched its first all-electric car which is due to come to market in 2020.
The Polestar 2 is built on Volvo’s all-electric adaptable compact modular architecture platform and comes with performance oriented design delivering a lower drag coefficient for an enhanced arrow dynamic performance.
Polestar 2 is the first vehicle that features an android-powered infotainment system creating a unique and responsive customer experience.
The system provides all the necessary information on the vertically mounted 11 inch display and offers a broad range of services and functions using an in-car version of Google Assistant.
A pair of electric motors one on each axle that joined forces to provide a total output of 300 kilowatts and 488 pound-feet of torque send a vehicle from 0 to 60 miles per hour in less than 5 seconds.
The battery has a total capacity of 78 kilowatt hours for a real-world range of about 275 miles on a full charge. Dual electric pole star 2 which has a starting price of around $45,000 goes into production in China to be distributed globally from June 2020.
|Electric motors||2 electric motors (rear and front axle)|
|Range||233 miles (EPA), 292 miles (WLTP)|
|Power||300 kW / 408 hp|
|Capacity||440 liter (front and back combined)|
|Dimensions (L/H/W)||4.6m / 1.48m / 1.95m|
|Batteries||78 kWh in 27 modules|
|0–62 mph||4.7 seconds|
German high-performance premium automobile manufacturer Porsche has finally unveiled the production version of its highly anticipated first all-electric car which comes with quite stunning design and impressive performance.
The tycoon’s stylish design which is very similar to the original mission E concept enables superior driving dynamics with an impressive 0.22 drag coefficient.
The company is going to bring both the higher end and base versions of the Taycan to market next year.
They’re equipped with two permanent magnet synchronous motors one on each axle which can deliver a maximum power output of 560 kilowatts and 777 pound-feet of torque enabling the higher end version of the vehicle to hit 62 miles per hour in just 2.8 seconds and develop a top speed of 162 miles per hour.
A newly developed automatically switching to speed transmission on the rear axle provides quick acceleration and improves efficiency at high speeds.
The 90 3.4 kilowatt-hours high class lithium-ion battery pack which Porsche calls the performance battery plus is based on an eight hundred volt technology instead of the usual 400 volts for improved charging and drive performance. As a result the Taycan will be the first production Road car capable of charging at a maximum rate of 270 kilowatts that can deliver an 80% charge in just 22.5 minutes.
The cheapest version comes with a 79.2 kilowatt-hours battery pack with a total output of 390 kilowatts and 225 kilowatts charging capacity and Taycan models can achieve a real-world range of 225 to 255 miles on a full charge.
The sport sedan comes with a luxury forward-thinking interior offering innovative digital assistant services through several touchscreen displays and the interactive voice assistant to access all relevant information and control a host of features inside and outside of the car.
The Porsche Taycan will be delivered to Europe and the US in the first half of 2020 and has a starting price of around $104000.
|Model||Years||Power||Torque||Weight (DIN) ||0–60 mph (97 km/h)||0–100 km/h (62 mph)||Top speed||WLTP Range||EPA Range|
|Taycan||2020||300 kW (408 PS; 402 hp)||5.2 seconds||5.4 seconds||230 km/h (143mph)||TBA||TBA|
|Taycan (Performance Battery Plus)||2020||350 kW (476 PS; 469 hp)||5.2 seconds||5.4 seconds||230 km/h (143mph)||TBA||TBA|
|Taycan 4S||2020||390 kW (530 PS; 523 hp)||640 N⋅m (472 lb⋅ft)||2,140 kg (4,718 lb)||3.8 seconds||4.0 seconds||250 km/h (155 mph)||333–407 km (207–253 mi)||TBA|
|Taycan 4S (Performance Battery Plus)||2020||420 kW (571 PS; 563 hp)||650 N⋅m (479 lb⋅ft)||2,220 kg (4,894 lb)||3.8 seconds||4.0 seconds||250 km/h (155 mph)||386–463 km (240–288 mi)||203 mi (327 km)|
|Taycan Turbo||2020||500 kW (680 PS; 671 hp)||850 N⋅m (627 lb⋅ft)||2,305 kg (5,082 lb)||3.0 seconds||3.2 seconds||260 km/h (162 mph)||381–450 km (237–280 mi)||201 mi (323 km)|
|Taycan Turbo S||2020||560 kW (761 PS; 751 hp)||1,050 N⋅m (774 lb⋅ft)||2,295 kg (5,060 lb)||2.6 seconds||2.8 seconds||260 km/h (162 mph)||388–412 km (241–256 mi)||192 mi (309 km)|