Electric Cars Coming in 2018 and 2019
Are electric cars the future? Most people would think so, and over the next couple of years the majority of car manufacturers plan to release new long range electric vehicles into the market. Most of these vehicles will promise ranges of 200 miles and more per charge.
2018 Tesla Model 3
Like every Tesla, Model 3 is engineered to combine range, performance, safety and utility. The newest model to the range is set to achieve 220 miles of range per charge. The high efficiency electric motor provides zero to 60 mph acceleration in less than six seconds. And when equipped with electric all-wheel drive, Tesla Model 3 provides safe and dependable traction in all conditions. Designed with safety as a priority, Tesla plans for Model 3 to be the safest car in its class.
2018 Nissan Leaf
Earlier this year Nissan announced its new Nissan Leaf. This affordable, mass-market electric vehicle is packed with cutting edge technology and innovations. The new Nissan Leaf is expected to offer two battery-pack options with the larger option expected to provide 200-plus miles of range per charge.
2019 BMW i5
The BMW i5 will join the BMW i8 and BMW i3 as the third model in the BMWi range. Previewed at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show by the BMW i Vision Dynamics concept the design of the BMW i5 sits between the i8 and i3 as a four door gran coupe with an all-electric range of 373 miles and a top speed over 120mph.
2019 Mercedes EQ
At the 2016 Paris Motor Show, Mercedes-Benz unveiled its new product brand for electric mobility: EQ. The new brand is heralded by the close-to-production concept vehicle “Concept EQ”, which celebrated its world premiere in Paris. Mercedes plans to launch 10 all electric EQ vehicles before 2025, with the production version of the Concept EQ expected to be produced by 2019.
2019 Jaguar I-Pace
The All-New Jaguar I-PACE will bring thrilling Jaguar performance to electric vehicles. Available from the second half of 2018, the brands first electric vehicle is expected to deliver a range of up to 500km on a single charge and can achieve 80% charge in just 90 minutes. Its instant torque, All Wheel Drive capabilities and aerodynamic design enable I-PACE Concept to achieve sports car acceleration, reaching 60mph in around 4 seconds.
2019 Audi e-tron
Audi announced that the brand will start production next year of The Audi e-tron which will evolve the styling and powertrain components from the e-tron quattro concept that first appeared at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. Rumoured to be called the ‘Q6’ Audi claim the vehicle will provide a range of 310 miles per charge and three electric motors—one at the front, two at the rear—providing a total of 369 kilowatts (496 horsepower) and 590 lb-ft of torque.