electric cars

Since their invention, cars have had a serious impact on mankind. Transportation kept improving day by day as the cars got more advanced. from a four-wheeled rolling cart to the luxurious Rolls Royce Cars. But who knew, that the technology will get so advanced, that electric cars will start replacing the old vintage models. Both in speed, power, mileage, and even attractive shapes.

These cars have special features and they are stylish, eco-friendly, and pleasant to drive. Different car models from Tesla, Nissan, Chevy, Porsche, and Audi are available. Each model The best electric cars for 2020 come in all types, from compact to luxury. They have a price in the same ranges as traditional vintage cars. As people have started accepting electric cars, recharging stations are now being opened to recharge the cars, as they’re used to be gas stations for traditional gasoline cars.

1: Tesla Model 3

This car is a beautiful piece of creation developed by the Tesla company, is a four-door sedan. An EPA rated all-electric range of 250 miles (402 km) is delivered by The Model 3 Standard Range Plus version. and 322 miles (518 km) by the Long Range versions..

Tesla All-Wheel Drive has two independent motors. These two motors are responsible for digitally controlling the torque to the rear and front wheels, In contrast to the vintage all-wheel-drive systems, for far better handling and traction control. Your car can be driven on either of the motors, so you never need to panic about getting stuck on the road. If one motor stops working, you can safely continue to your destination with the help of the second moto.

The inside of Model 3 has a lot of unique features, as compared to the other traditional cars. Your smartphone can also be used as a key, and all driver controls in the central 15-inch touchscreen can be easily accessed. The presence of all-glass roof extends from front to back. Creating more openness from every seat of this particular electric car.

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Courtesy: Tesla

2: Chevrolet Bolt EV

The Chevrolet Bolt EV is a five-door all-electric, front-motor, subcompact hatchback marketed by Chevrolet; developed and manufactured in partnership with LG Corporation.  the Bolt has an EPA all-electric range of 259 miles (417 km), up from 238 miles (383 km) for 2017-19 models. EPA fuel economy rating of 119 miles per gallon.

The production of the car, for the 2017 model started in 2016. the USA sales began in California in December 2016. The European version began production in February 2017. All models of Bolt support standard SAE EV charging plugs, at Level 1 or Level 2 (AC). A factory option supports Level 3 (rapid DC) charging with the SAE Combo DC system. A portable Level 1 charging adapter is supplied with each Bolt, stowed in a special compartment under the hatchback floor.

Bolt EV offers an EPA-estimated 259 miles of range, nearly 10% more than previous model years, or 21 miles farther than before to be more precise. You can go a day, or even a few days, without needing to charge. That means you can have a large range for your journey, as well for your daily routine plus a few stop and shops along the way. The myChevrolet Mobile application is also an exotic feature of this car.The vehicle’s current charge, driving conditions and real-time weather, is some, useful key information to calculate the most efficient route for you.

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3: Nissan Leaf [ 日産・リーフ, Nissan Rīfu ]

The Nissan Leaf,is a custom-design by the NISSAN manufacturers themselves, is, is a compact five-door hatchback battery electric vehicle (BEV), introduced in the United States and Japan the in December 2010, and now in its second generation, On a full charge, its range is 243 km (151 miles).

The United States is its largest market, with 126,747 cars sold throughout. While the global sales totaled over 450,000 Leafs by December 2019. The body has a custom made sharp V-shape design with large, up slanting headlights that not only split, but are also responsible for redirecting airflow away from the door mirrors, and the bottom of the car has aerodynamic paneling.

Nissan has also announced an interesting fact that Leaf owners have accumulated together 1 billion kilometers (625 million miles) driven! Fascinating! This amount of electric miles is useful for avoiding, 180 million kilograms of CO2 combustion and emissions by driving an electric car in comparison to traveling with a gasoline-powered car. Thus keeping the environment more Eco friendly. models with an on-board 6.6 kW charger can be fully recharged in 4 hours. While Models with an on-board 3.6 kW charger can be fully charged in eight hours from an appropriate 240-volt charger.

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courtesy: Nissan

4: Porsche Taycan

Manufactured by German Car manufacturer Porsche, Porsche Taycan is an all-electric car, which was first demonstrated as a concept car named Mission E, at the Frankfurt Automobile show.. The interior of the car consists of four digital displays, including a curved, free-standing 16.8-inch configurable driver’s display as well. This marks Porsche’s first fully digital instrument binnacle.  An 8.4-inch screen is also present in a portrait layout on the center console with a trackpad to control the functions. Despite the presence of digital layout, the dashboard features the classic Porsche clock on the top to give it that all classic Porsche vibe.

The exterior is heavily inspired by the Mission E concept and retains most of the design elements present on the concept except the suicide doors and B pillar. The exterior design also include a retractable rear spoiler, retractable door handles, and an advanced regenerative braking system.

The electric range is from  ‎333 to 463 km. The car is put on the power saving mode, by a driving setting called “Range”, with the lowest power consumption, while an “Overdrive” mode utilizes maximum power while decoupling the front axle. One of the coolest features of the car is the presence of five custom modes  Sport, Sport Plus, Normal, Overdrive, Range along an Individual mode in which the driver can customize various settings of the car.

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Courtesy :Porsche

5: Tesla Model S Performance

We have another Tesla on our list which has a highly sleek aesthetic look. Tesla S is an all-electric five-door liftback sedan, introduced in 2012. The Model S Long Range Plus consists of an EPA range of 390 miles (630 km), which is considerably higher than any other known battery-electric car.

The 2014 models have a really cool feature called “Auto Pilot”  which is an advanced driver assistance system that allows the car to operate without assistance from the driver. Pretty cool! But the driver should remain cautious to prevent any unwanted issues and hazards. in October 2016, was introduced the “Autopilot 2.0”, includes Enhanced Summon, which allows the car to navigate through a parking lot to come to you, without anyone in the driver’s seat.

The car also consists of self-leveling, height-adjustable air suspension. This feature was an extra Cost option. This is activated by the use of adjustable Bilstein shock absorbers, which are controlled by the driver himself. The car also has the ability to lowers itself at highway speeds and can be set to a higher level to traverse steep driveways and rough terrain, mitigating the default low 6 inches 150 mm ground clearance &  relatively long 116 inches (2,900 mm) wheelbase

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Courtesy: Tesla

6: Audi E-Tron

No list is complete without Audi. Here we have is the Audi E-Tron, a full mid-size luxury crossover Five-door SUV produced by the Audi Company. It was demonstrated as a concept car at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. Also, it’s the first-ever mass-production electric car by Audi. It was first introduced in 2019. It has an EPA range of 204 miles (328 km).

The E-Tron has a Boost Mode, but it doesn’t shave off time like Ludicrous mode; it unlocks the full 402 horsepower and 490 pounds-feet of torque that gets you the claimed 5.5 seconds. Most of the time, the eTron limits output to 355 hp and 414 pounds-feet for efficiency.

Engineered for durability, safety, and driving dynamics, the Audi e-Tron battery is covered by an 8 year or 100,000 miles. Which is a pretty cool feature and ensures reliability and peace of mind when it comes to driving.

In temperatures ranging from −6.5 to −4.5 °C (20.3 to 23.9 °F), with cabin heating on, the e-Tron achieved a range of 331 kilometers (206 mi), compared to 370 kilometers (230 mi) in the summer, which means a 10.5% range drop. The tests were done at a speed of 90 kilometers per hour (56 mph).

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Courtesy: Audi

7: Mercedes-Benz EQC

Last but not least! Mercedes-Benz EQC is a luxury SUV, which is compact full electric car, produced after 2019 by Mercedes. 019 by Mercedes-Benz. The EQC is responsible to run predominantly in the car’s front-wheel-drive mode and the rear electric motor is called into action when extra performance is needed by flooring the throttle.

Its range is 220 mi (354 km) (EPA-estimated); 259 mi (417 km).The standard equipment comprises of mainly, a 19-inch alloy wheels, Automatic Collision and two 10.25-inch interior displays for the instrument cluster and infotainment system. One cool feature that was added to this car was the ” Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) system” which has a voice-controlled smart assistant. This is activated by saying “Hey Mercedes”. It also displays charging information and energy consumption figures. The selection of varying levels of brake energy regeneration is allowed by the steering wheel paddle shifters.

The EQC400 4MATIC is mainly powered by 2 heavy duty electric motors, fitted on the front and rear axles, and produces 300 kW (402 hp).

The navigation system of this particular has been designed much intelligent that it also displays the routes which include charging stations, depending upon the amount of the battery left.

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Courtesy: Mercedes

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