Over the years, electric and hybrid vehicles have increased in demand. Did you know that Volvo has pledge to go fully electric by year 2025? More and more luxury car companies are also providing options to go electric. This is definitely not a trend, it’s the future and we are so excited about it. The biggest selling point of electric cars is how great their fuel economy is! In the past, many car companies have overlooked the vehicle’s performance and style by going electric. Because the market has grown significantly, car companies are competing with each other by offering superior interior and exterior features. Here are a few luxurious electric car to consider if you are in the market:
This is Jaguar’s first all electric SUV, featuring a pure Electric Battery Vehicle providing the same exhilarating Jaguar experience! A top contender and rival of Tesla! Featuring exciting acceleration and handling that is powered by two electric motors located on each axle. A combined of 394 bhp and 514 lb ft of torque. This model offers luxury and style like you’d expect from Jaguar.
Lexus RX Hybrid
Did you know the RX Hybrid is made in Canada? It’s a great hybrid option with a fantastic exterior and flawless interior. The RX Hybrid is a luxurious crossover with superior fuel economy and sleek self-charging features. Lexus also has the option to opt for the F sport package, which is definitely worth taking a closer look!
Audi A3 Sportback e-tron
A wonderful sporty hatchback, the Audi A3 e-tron offers power and superior features. One of the first luxury electric cars of it’s class, this is definitely not your average Audi. Featuring turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 16-valve, 1.4-liter inline-4, 150 hp. The A3 e-ton model is another great choice for luxury car buyers that want an electric option.
An unconventional BMW design, the i3 model features a unique zero emission which pushes the boundaries of the luxury electric car class. One to look out for when shopping for a new electric vehicle!
Featuring classic Volvo design elements, this compact SUV is definitely not sacrificing it’s looks or power. The long awaited XC40 is an all electric, three cylinder vehicle designed with smart tech and build for city life in mind. This model will be coming in 2019. Fun fact, Volvo has pledged to go fully electric by 2025!
For all die-hard-Mercedes owners that are thinking of going green, consider the Mercedes-Benz C350e. It’s charming exterior and luxurious interior will grab your attention. Featuring turbocharged 2-liter 4 cylinder, 60 kW electric motor, 208 hp and 7 speed dual clutch. The compact luxurious plug-in electric hybrid is a good option for Mercedes.
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