Europe’s most popular plug-in hybrid electric vehicle is headed to the US. The Outlander PHEV has both a 2.0L gas engine and dual motors for 4WD, the ability to make short trips on pure electric power, and SUV versatility at a sedan price. Full review on 95octane.
Inspired by the demands of DelFast’s original business – an express courier service – the company claims that the Prime variant of its electric bicycle can be used unassisted for up to 236mi (378km) on a single charge, thanks in part to its regenerative braking.
It might be 50 years old, but this E-Type is anything but antique. This Series 1.5 roadster has been beautifully restomodded with a pure-electric drivetrain that cranks out nearly 300 hp, launching it from 0-to-62 mph in 5.5s – about a second quicker than its original V6 gas engine.
A seriously powerful electric bike, handbuilt with a durable, lightweight aluminum frame wrapped in carbon fiber panels, shocks that offer up to 9.5″ of frame travel, and a crazy fast top speed of up to 60 mph in off-road mode when equipped with its highest power option.
Offering up to 555 hp, 32″ wheels, 20″ of suspension travel, and 14.5″ of ground clearance, this all-electric open-air 4×4 is ready to be the Tesla of UTVs. It does 0-to-60 in 3.9s, its motor and gearbox are waterproof, and it can go up to 200 miles on a charge.
Shanghai Customs used a Honda Cub frame to create a beautiful electric scooter. Like custom PCs, the beauty of the eCub shines thanks to its excellent cable management. Shanghai Customs is working on the eCub’s second version as well as DIY conversion kits. More on BikeEXIF.
Kuickwheel’s electric skateboards are incredibly affordable, but they’re not just for penny pinchers. The Serpent-C is the smallest electric skateboard at just 18″ long, while the Serpent-W is a longboard filled with safety features such as LEDs and an aluminum alloy deck.
Combine a self-balancing scooter with a unicycle and you get the Uno Bolt. It uses sensors to maintain balance and is controlled by leaning. It goes up to 22mph and lasts up to 25mi per charge. It has front and rear lights, a rear view mirror and an e-brake/reverse lever.
In less than 15 years, a new player in the car industry managed to convince America that electric cars can be stylish and practical. With the coming of the Model 3, Tesla co-founder Elon Musk hopes to tack on the last crucial adjective: attainable.
Fisker’s curvaceous electric performance sedan wants to take on the Tesla Model S, with a 400+ mile driving range, quick charging, all-wheel drive, autonomous driving tech, and luxury inside and out. We don’t have performance specs yet, but we bet it’ll be quick off the line.
Sondors‘ newest affordable electric bicycle is great for urban commutes. It weighs 50lb, goes up to 20mph, and lasts up to 20mi when purely on electric power. A control panel lets you adjust the power delivery and monitor the battery, time and distance traveled.
Neematic claims that its electric bicycle is both a dirt bike and a mountain bike. The FR/1 has a lightweight frame that incorporates the 20kW motor for a responsive and stable ride. It goes up to a ridiculously fast 62 mph and lasts as much as 62 miles per charge.
AmazingDIYProjects spent countless hours building this crazy loud electric flying contraption using dozens of drone motors. He captured footage of the marvelous machine’s maiden manned flight. Second flight starts at 15:30, and POV footage at 22:30. (Thanks Rob!)
A scooter with the easy balance and shock-handling properties of fat tires, and the torque and efficiency of an electric drivetrain. Offers 30 to 50 mi range, a top speed of 20mph, and climbs up to 30º. Pre-orders get $500 off + free shipping til 6/30/17 w/code AWESOME500.
Zero Motorcycles‘ new bike has a 6.5KWh battery – half the capacity of its DS model, making it 94lb lighter and $3,000 cheaper than its big brother. The smaller battery also means extra storage compartments. It has 37hp, 70lbft of torque, and lasts up to 67mi per charge.
If there was ever any question that electric vehicles could be faster than gas-powered ones, let this video be a lesson to you. Ride along as the NIO EP9, a 1342 hp electric hypercar laps the Nürburgring in 6:45:90 – the fastest time ever recorded in a production car.
Designed as a more fuel efficient, reduced maintenance truck for fleets, the W-15 packs impressive specs. Its AWD electric drivetrain pushes out 460hp, and can go 0-to-60 in 5.5s. Pure-electric range is just 80 miles, but its gas engine can generate power for up to 310 miles.
Lift the engine cover of this 1973 Porsche 911S, and there it is, a Tesla Model S power system in this vintage sports car. DriveWithDave met up with its builder Zelectric to scoot around town, the steep hills of San Diego flattened by the massive torque of the electric drivetrain.
The first commercially available vehicle from electric car company Kreisel is a replica of the legendary Porsche 910’s street-legal version. The Kreisel Evex Porsche 910e goes from 0 to 62mph in 2.5s, tops out at 186mph and has a 217mi range. The price? $1.06 million.