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2021 Toyota Mirai Concept

2021 Toyota Mirai Concept

Toyota went back to the drawing board with its hydrogen-electric sedan, turning a frog into a prince in the process. The stylish new car will move from FWD to RWD, riding on the same platform as the Lexus LS, enhancing its overall performance, and targeting 30% more range. Now if only the hydrogen infrastructure would catch up.

What’s Inside a Tesla Motor?

What’s Inside a Tesla Motor?

The What’s Inside? channel presents one of its more costly videos, as they rip apart open one of the powerful drive motors from a Tesla Model S to see all of the gears, goo, and other goodies inside. This particular rear motor dates back to 2012, and was purchased off of eBay.

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2020 Porsche Taycan

2020 Porsche Taycan

Porsche has been teasing its pure-electric, all-wheel drive sports sedan for a while. The production car – and its impressive specs and tech have been revealed. The first two models are the Taycan Turbo and Turbo S, with 670hp and 750hp, and 0-to-60 times of 3.0 and 2.6 secs, respectively. Inside the cars, you’ll find screens, lots of screens.

Lotus Evija

Lotus Evija

British sportscar maker Lotus is showing off an upcoming pure-electric hypercar that makes an astounding 1972 horsepower and 1250 lb-ft of torque. Through the use of lightweight materials and sleek aerodynamics, it can hit speeds over 200 mph, and its battery pack allows for a range of 250 miles at more normal speeds.

20,000 Watt Electric Drift Trike

20,000 Watt Electric Drift Trike

Builder Colin Furze previously made a pulsejet-powered drift trike. While it was fast, it wasn’t exactly environmentally-friendly. So he decided to build himself a fully-electric version, with an insane 20,000 watt power source. We’re glad he finally put a helmet on when he hit the road circuit. Build video here.

2020 MINI Cooper SE

2020 MINI Cooper SE

A new variant of the MINI Cooper that runs purely on electric power. Its front-wheel motor cranks out 181 hp, and its battery offers a range of roughly 124 miles. Like other MINIs, expect go kart-like handling, possibly even more so thanks to the battery pack’s low center of gravity. We rather dig the funky new wheel design too.

Toyota Lunar Rover

Toyota Lunar Rover

Toyota and The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) have teamed up to study mobility in space, with a fuel cell electric vehicle which could be used for human exploration on the moon. Despite energy transport limitations, its could cover 10,000 km in its lifetime.

Honda e Prototype

Honda e Prototype

We prefer the boxier Honda Urban EV Concept, but its near-production version still packs a lot of charm. The e Prototype now has four doors, and retains its massive digital dash. It will have a range of nearly 125mi and charge to 80% in 30min. Production will begin in 2019.

Polestar 2

Polestar 2

A stunning, pure electric car from Volvo’s performance spin-off, the Polestar 2 is a 5-door fastback with dual motors, making 408hp, 487 lb-ft. of torque, going 0-to-62mph in under 5 sec., and a target range up to 275 mi. The 2020 launch edition runs $63K, minus tax breaks.

Citroën Ami One Concept

Citroën Ami One Concept

French automaker Citroën presents its concept for a subcompact car, designed to improve urban mobility. The tiny all-electric car is designed to be rented for any length of time, and uses your docked smartphone to power its navigation and media system.

Tesla + Honda = Teslonda

Tesla + Honda = Teslonda

Automotive madman Jimmy Built managed to cram the drive unit from a Tesla Model S and the battery pack from a Chevy Volt into an old Honda Accord. The result is a crazy lightweight car that can do 0-to-60 in about 2.7 sec, and sounds like a remote-controlled toy doing it.

Bollinger B2 Electric Pick Up Truck

Bollinger B2 Electric Pick Up Truck

Bollinger’s upcoming B2 truck shares many of the features of the B1 SUV, such as all-wheel drive, 520hp dual motors, hydro-pneumatic suspension, a 120kWh battery pack and more. It also has a patented pass-through door for transporting long items.

Mercedes-Benz EQC SUV

Mercedes-Benz EQC SUV

The EQC SUV is the first model from Mercedes-Benz’s pure-electric EQ line. The 402 hp AWD vehicle can go up to 279 mi per charge and go from 0 to 60 mph in 4.9s, with a top speed of 112 mph. Its 80 kWh battery pack can charge to 80% in 40 min at DC quick charge stations.

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Jaguar E-Type Electric

Jaguar E-Type Electric

Jaguar Classic will offer a custom version of its iconic E-Type roadster which replaces the straight-6 with an electric drivetrain derived from their stellar I-PACE EV. Target range for its 40kWh battery pack is 170 mi, and Jaguar can source and restore a car, or convert yours.

Driven: 2019 Jaguar I-PACE

Driven: 2019 Jaguar I-PACE

We recently got behind the wheel of the Jaguar’s first ever pure electric vehicle on-road, off-road, and on-track in Portugal. The 394 hp, 240 mile-range crossover offers style, comfort, speed, and dynamic handling like no other EV. Read our in-depth review on 95octane.

XING Miss R Off-road EV

XING Miss R Off-road EV

Taiwanese EV maker XING Mobility is showing off a wicked prototype – a 1341 hp compact sports car capable of handling both on-road and off-road terrain. It’s got a four-wheel drive system with torque vectoring to help it corner like a go kart, and is expected to do 0-to-62 in 1.8s.

2019 Jaguar I-PACE

2019 Jaguar I-PACE

Jaguar’s first ever pure EV, the AWD I-PACE has dual motors making 394 hp, a 0-to-60 mph time of 4.5 seconds, 240 mi driving range, a lightweight aluminum structure, 50/50 weight balance, active air suspension, a luxe cabin with room for five, and SUV-like cargo space.

Devbot Goes to Hong Kong

Devbot Goes to Hong Kong

More in-car footage of a Roborace prototype autonomous car as it flies through the twisty, turny street circuit set up for the Hong Kong E-Prix 2017. When you’re done with that pro driver Nicki Shields compete against the self-driving race car here.

2019 BMW i8 Roadster

2019 BMW i8 Roadster

BMW’s futuristic hybrid electric car drops its top for its new variant, with a folding roof that maximizes storage space and shows off its flying buttresses. It gets a total of 369 hp, zooms from 0-to-60 in 4.4 seconds, and can drive up to 18 miles (US) on pure electric power.

Jaguar E-Type Zero

Jaguar E-Type Zero

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.

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2018 Nissan LEAF EV

2018 Nissan LEAF EV

The frog has become a prince with Nissan’s redesigned electric car. Its sleek new design speaks for itself, and it packs 38% more power (147 hp), 26% more torque (236 lb-ft.), and 40% more range (150mi) than the 2017 model. A longer-range edition will come in 2019.

Nikola Zero Electric UTV

Nikola Zero Electric UTV

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.

Bollinger B1 EV

Bollinger B1 EV

Bollinger Motors‘ first production vehicle is a beast of a machine – an off-road capable electric SUV. Its ground clearance is adjustable from 10″ to 20″, it can ford up to 3.3 ft of water for 30 min, has great cargo capacity, and converts from a full cab to a half cab.

FF91 Pikes Peak POV

FF91 Pikes Peak POV

If your brain can tune out the alarm played to keep spectators safe, you’ll definitely want to check out Faraday Future’s exhibition run up Pikes Peak, as their 1050 hp electric car warp drives to the top, besting Tesla’s production EV record by more than 20 seconds.

Fisker EMotion EV

Fisker EMotion EV

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.

Jaguar I-PACE in Red

Jaguar I-PACE in Red

Jaguar’s upcoming all-electric crossover, the I-PACE Concept was recently set loose on the streets of London, tooling around the Olympic Park area in a sexy fire-engine red paint. The 400 hp, 220 mile range, AWD EV will go into production in 2018.

Faraday Future FF 91

Faraday Future FF 91

While we’re not big fans of its awkward styling, we have to hand it to the guys at Faraday Future for going balls-out against Tesla by building a 1050 hp family car that can go 0-to-60 in just 2.39 seconds, with a 378-mile driving range, and an array of autonomous driving features.

NIO EP9 EV

NIO EP9 EV

Tim from Shmee150 takes us up close and personal with this 1341hp electric track beast, capable of driving at speeds up to 194 mph, goes 0-to-124 mph in 7.1s, and is now in possession of the Nürburgring EV lap record with a time of just 7:05.12.

2017 Chevrolet Bolt

2017 Chevrolet Bolt

Chevy’s compact EV offers an impressive range of 238 miles, a 0-to-60 time under 7 seconds, and sporty, modern looks. It’s packed with tech like a 10.2″ touchscreen, an electronic rear-view mirror, surround-view cameras, and quick charge ability to get you 90 miles in 30 minutes.

Pininfarina H2 Speed

Pininfarina H2 Speed

First shown off as a concept at the Geneva Auto Show, Italian design house Pininfarina plans on producing 10 of its eco-conscious race car. It’s powered by a GreenGT hydrogen fuel cell that drives two rear-wheel motors to produce ~500hp. The price tag? Around $2.5 million each.

Kyburz eRod

Kyburz eRod

An all-electric track day car, the Swiss-made eRod packs a 200hp equivalent electric motor and 258 lb-ft. of torque, while weighing in at just 1433 lb. When equipped with the available 39 kWh battery pack, range is 136 mi. We’d love to see these come stateside.

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