Porsche pinky promises that their 2025 Taycan all-electric models will be the quickest production cars they’ve ever made. The rear-wheel drive Taycan sedan now sprints 0-60 mph in 4.5 seconds (0.6 seconds quicker than before) while the Taycan Turbo S sedan can hit 60 mph in 2.3 seconds (0.3 seconds quicker).
Plasma is created by adding energy to a gas. It’s why stars glow in the sky. On a smaller scale, man-made plasma can be created with high-voltage electricity. The Plasma Channel applied this knowledge to one of the sweetest knives ever, a dual-blade weapon with plasma arcing through its center. He hopes to eventually replicate Halo’s plasma sword.
Porsche expands its Macan SUV family with two battery-electric models. The Macan 4’s motors produce 402 hp and 479 lb-ft. of torque – with a 0-to-60 time of 4.9 seconds. The high-performance Macan Turbo makes 630 hp and 833 lb-ft. and does 0 to 60 in 3.1 seconds. A 100 kWh battery supports DC fast-charging from 10 to 80% in 21 minutes. Macan configurator here.
Genesis revisits its beautiful X Speedium Coupe with a snow-white winter edition of the concept car. Outfitted with a slimline ski rack, custom Anavon skis, and LED fog lights, the electric grand tourer is the perfect ride to take you to and from the slopes. We’re not sure if this means the Speedium is any closer to production, but we sure hope so.
The Nissan Ariya NISMO is faster than the already zippy Ariya e-4ORCE models. Its electric 4WD system makes up to 429 hp and 442 lb-ft. of torque with its 91 kWh battery pack. It’s tricked out with aerodynamic upgrades, a sport-tuned chassis, 20-inch aluminum wheels, and a microsuede interior. Coming to Japan in Spring 2024, but no U.S. release date yet.
Some electric vehicles can turn on a dime thanks to independent electric motors at each wheel. Mercedes-Benz showed off the 2025 Mercedes EQG (aka Electric G-Class) by having four of the SUVs perform the so-called “G-Turn” spin on the Las Vegas strip. While real-world use for a 360º turn is limited to maneuvering in tight spaces, it’s a fun party trick.
Like its gas-powered brother, the Genesis GV70 Electrified is a fantastic-looking crossover that drives like a dream. The battery-electric version is even quicker, zooming from 0 to 60 mph in 3.8 seconds and handling just as well. In its top-of-the-line Prestige grade, its plush and quiet interior keeps pace with the finest luxury vehicles.
The maker of the iconic Radio Flyer little red wagons and trikes has grown up like the rest of us. Lately, they’ve become an innovative player in the e-bike market with the Flyer Folding Cargo eBike, a seriously legit transportation solution for adults looking to recapture some of that child-like joy on two wheels.
Moment Motors updates classic cars with modern electric drivetrains. Their latest Signature model is this restored Mercedes-Benz 280SL. The roadster now packs an electric motor with 300 hp and 370 lb-ft. of torque, with a 62 kWh battery pack. Its steering, brakes, and climate control have all been modernized while retaining the car’s original style.
Electric vehicles are gradually getting less expensive, but they’re still not exactly cheap. That didn’t stop Joel Creates from owning an EV. Only for his hacked-together “world’s cheapest Tesla,” he put a 1991 VW Golf on top of wheel dollies and four self-balancing hoverboards. Then, he doubled down and turned it into an all-wheel drive with 2x more motors.
The RAM 1500 Ramcharger electric pickup truck has an innovative drivetrain with a 92kWH battery pack and a V6 gas engine that connects to an onboard generator to extend its driving range up to 690 miles. Power flows to the wheels via front and rear motors, delivering up to 663 hp, 615 lb-ft. of torque, and a 0-to-60 time of 4.4 sec. It’ll tow 14,000 lb. or carry 2,625 lb.
Alpha Motor Corporation outfitted its Superwolf electric truck for overlanding. The dual-motor EV comes loaded with gear from Roam Adventure Co., KMC Wheels, KC Lights, DMOS Collective, and rolls on BF Goodrich mud-terrain tires. The truck seats four, has a 65″ cargo bed, zooms from 0-to-60 in 5.9 seconds, and can go up to 275 miles per charge.
The Citroën Ami Buggy is what Carwow calls “the world’s smallest SUV.” While we question the “sport” and “utility,” it’s definitely a vehicle. This sub-sub-compact car has open sides, plastic windows, and a sunroof held in place with a zipper and Velcro. With an 8 hp motor, it tops out at 28 mph. Mat Watson spent some time with this tiny EV, so you don’t have to.
Battery-electric vehicles come in all shapes and sizes, from well-priced daily drivers to extravagant performance vehicles. The Volkswagen ID.4 has a starting price under $39,000, fast charging, and good driving range. We spent a week living with the premium grade ID.4 Pro S AWD and were delighted with its styling, power, and utility.
The team at Hacksmith Industries specializes in over-the-top builds. In this video, mechanical engineer Jeff got his hands on an off-road capable electric skateboard and upgraded its motors, battery pack, and circuitry to produce way more power than most people would feel comfortable with beneath their feet.
Transferring technology and expertise from the road to the water, BMW is the driving force behind The Icon, the first maritime luxury electric vehicle. BMW teamed up with boat builder TYDE to create a visionary experience that progressively blends the ideals of luxury and sustainable mobility. In other words, it’s a glass-encased plaything for the one-percenters.
A limited edition of Ford’s electric truck, the F-150 Lightning Platinum Black comes factory-wrapped in matte black. It rolls on matte black 22″ wheels, with black badging, power running boards, a black tonneau cover, a smoked light bar, a gloss black roof, and a black leather interior. The fully-loaded truck has dual motors and a 300-mile driving range.
Ninja’s 8-in-1 outdoor cooker can do so much in so little space. The electric oven hits temperatures up to 700ºF and can cook pizza, roast meats, broil, bake, smoke, dehydrate, and more. Put woodfire pellets in its smoke box, and add a smoky flavor to any meal. The pizza stone, pan, and roasting racks are included, while the stand and pizza peel are optional.
The electromechanical band known as Device Orchestra returns with another fun cover song. They used just three instruments to replicate the AC/DC track Thunderstruck. This time, the electric toothbrushes and credit card terminal are running on battery power, so they really should just be called DC.
This pen-sized screwdriver is ideal for working on electronics and hobby projects. The electric driver loosens and tightens screws with ease, and has a shadow-free LED light. It comes with 64 interchangeable bits including Phillips, slotted, hex, Torx, Tri-wing, star, and square, along with useful tools for opening devices and a case.
Ford Performance is headed to the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with the coolest minivan ever. This tricked-out E-Transit van is powered by three STARD electric motors, which produce a total of 1400 horsepower. Massive spoilers and other aerodynamic upgrades will keep it glued to the tarmac as driver Romain Dumas races to the summit on 6.25.23.
Porsche’s concept electric hypercar picks up where the 918 Spyder left off. Its sleek exoskeleton is made from carbon fiber-reinforced plastic, with scissor doors and curved glass surrounding its cockpit. The design showcases elements inspired by Porsche race cars and would aim to be the fastest road-legal car around the Nürburgring if produced.