Electric Vehicles: Beginning of a new era

Among all the latest advancements in vehicle industry, one of the product with the greatest promise to impact our daily lives, economy & society as a whole, is that of Electric vehicles (Includes cars, bikes, planes etc)

 

Top Electric Vehicles available in the market are listed below:

 


   • Hyundai Kona Electric Vehicle:
   • Price: around 37,495 USD

 

A single electric motor powers the Kona Electric’s front wheels, delivering 201 hp of power and 290 lb-ft (393 Nm) of torque. The Kona can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in about 7.5 seconds. It comes with a 64 kWh battery pack & claims an EPA-estimated range of 258 miles.

 


   • KIA Niro EV:
   • Price: around 40500 USD

 

KIA Niro EV has a 64 KWh battery.The Kia Niro EV is EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) -rated at 239 miles of range, right on top of the Bolt EV & competitive with the Nissan LEAF Plus (215 or 226 miles) & Hyundai’s newer Kona Electric (258 miles).

 

The motor driving the front wheels generate 150 KW (201 hp) at peak power. Despite the crossover-utility looks, all wheel drive is not available. The electric Niro can fast-charge up to 100 kW, only few Combined Charging System (CCS) are capable of delivering that rate exists in the world today.

 

At 112 MPGe(Miles per gallon gasoline equivalent),the Niro EV is slightly less efficient than the Kona Electric (120 MPGe) but little bit better than the LEAF Plus (104 or 108 MPGe).

 


  • Lucid Air EV:
   • Price: starting from 60000 USD

 

Supported by ultra fast charging it’s a single-motor, rear wheel drive with 400-horsepower, 240-mile range car. That’s entry level, but the range of prices increase a lot as we go for the upgraded versions.

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    • Porsche Taycan EV:
    • Price: around 80000 USD

 

To meet the customer demands Taycan EVs production was boosted from 20,000 to 40,000 units. The Taycan is available in USA from december 2019. It has 600 hp of power & 310 miles of range.

 


   • Harley-Davidson Live-Wire electric motorcycle:
   • Price: around 29799 USD

 

The Live-Wire will generate a new signature of Harley-Davidson sound as it accelerates.

 

  • Features:

  

   1.  Approximately 110 miles of range on urban roads.
   2.  Can Accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in less than 3.5 seconds.
   3.  No requirement of clutch & gear shifting, greatly simplified for new riders.
   4.  H-D Connect shows info to the rider’s smart phone about battery charge status.


 

Thus electronic vehicles will revolutionize the vehicle industry in the upcoming years.