Electric cars have come a long way since their conception. Not just the technology behind them or even the longevity of their batteries, though that is an ever-growing accomplishment. Since they have come into popularity and continue to rise on the ranks, their style is no less than regular gas vehicles.
In fact, it could be argued that because of their rarity in power source they are even more desirable as luxury items. All of that to be said, these rides are well-designed, economically concerned, safe for the environment, and certainly luxurious. Honestly, the list could go on and it does, for 10 sweet rides.
10 BMW i8
The BMW i8 has a sharp modern look with its butterfly doors. The body lines of the exterior are only a glimpse of the detailed interior. The luxury look of this modern ride is not the only thing it has going for it.
It has both an electric and fuel option whilst promotes 357 horsepower coming from under the hood of this beast. It weighs in at 3,455 pounds and comes with a 4-year warranty. The price of this vehicle comes in at right around 75-80 thousand dollars which is below six figures for a luxury and modern electric ride.
9 Mercedes-Benz S550e
This electric S-Class Mercedes Benz is one sleek ride you do not want to miss. With the feel of luxury and importance, you can help but feel important behind the wheel of this car. The deep black color and the grey interior and sunroof provides the extra little touches that will send a luxury enthusiast over the top.
This ride comes with four doors and seats five people. Not only does it look good it has a 3.0Liter hybrid turbo engine on top of a 132KW electric motor that pushes 436 horsepower through seven gears all out the rear tires.
8 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid
The Porsche Cayenne is the perfect model luxury ride for any family that also loves style. Not only is the ride the perfect combination of style, power, and size it also is an electric hybrid. The interior is sleek and roomy for Sunday drives.
A personal favorite is a dark burgundy exterior with the golden trim. This Porsche SUV will hit 6o miles per hour in 5.2 seconds for those trips without the kids and hits one hundred in 13 seconds. How is that for a grocery getter? You'll make it home before the ice cream melts, that's for sure.
7 Volvo XC90 Excellence
Volvo has tested the limits for just how safe a car can be for years. Their devotion to keeping families safe and providing both comforts and class has been unparalleled in the years past. This Volvo XC90 is no exception. It pulls 400 horsepower and 472 lbs-ft of torque with an 8-speed automatic.
The possibilities of the interior of this car are unmatched with its option for a personal compartment where the passenger seat is normally. Likewise, the passenger seat is set back so you can put your feet up, watch TV, or get work done. This is perfect for those who have a personal driver.
6 Jaguar I-PACE
The Jaguar I-Pace is hard to describe as anything other than a really cool ride. It just looks slick, the stock wheels add a special flare and the shape of the exterior is a job well done. Jaguar certainly poured into this rides looks, but it also delivered a little in speed.
This ride will take off from zero and reach 60 miles per hour in a modest but rumored 4.5 seconds. The battery pack is packing 394 horsepower while being an SUV. Jaguar always produces a formal and powerful car in the marketplace and they have not slacked one bit with this latest SUV.
5 Audi E-Tron Quattro
Audi is at it again with a load of both style and electricity. Starting at $74,800 you can ride in luxury on Sunday drives or on the way home from work. This whip has a battery life of 204 miles so don't worry about needing to stop any time soon on those evening cruises or long rides home from work.
Unless of course, you're stopping for ice cream because that is always a viable reason to stop. Just keep the ice cream off that stylish interior. This clean ride has 402 horsepower under the hood and goes from zero to sixty a swift 5.5 seconds.
4 Mercedes-Benz EQC
Mercedes-Benz has always been known for their sleek look and luxury rides and they kept up with their standard when they entered the electric car market. This ride is nothing short of luxury. This ride is fully electric, compact SUV, suited with 4 doors and a rear hatch. It seats 5 and can last 220 miles on a full charge.
There are not many other SUVs like this one. It also has a full 18 cubic foot trunk for almost anything you can imagine. With top speeds of 112 miles per hour and a single speed transmission riding smooth and getting to the destination quick will not be a problem.
3 Porsche Mission E
Porsche has always been at the top of its game. They have rightfully so withheld their reputation over the years for cars built with both speed and class. They ride fast and with luxury. They even look fast while parked.
The appeal to these rides just grew ten points. The Porsche Mission E was unveiled as a concept car in 2015 and the going rate starts at $85,000 which can be compared to their Panamera. The range on a full charge is an astounding 311 miles. It also hits 60 from zero in a short 3.5 seconds and reaching top speeds of 155 miles per hour.
2 Tesla Model X
Perhaps one of the most groundbreaking and pioneering companies in the auto industry since Henry Ford is Tesla. The way their vehicles are designed, their customer experience is developed, and their rides glide down the road in smooth electric fashion is nearly incomparable.
It comes in at 82,000 dollars for a new one while their baseline car is just around 35,000. This Model X can go 237 to 250 miles on a single battery charge. While out cruising the streets for those 200 some miles the 518 horsepower serves to be a load of fun while the kids are home.
1 Tesla Model Y
This is one of Teslas real cool rides for the whole family. It appears to be a bit of a mix between an SUV and a four-door car with its stylish looks. It comes with 66 cubic feet of cargo space for the extra belongings needed or the grocery store trips. It has an estimated 300-mile range on a full charge which is extremely good. Not to mention it is all wheel drive for those emergency, side of the highway stops.
People get car sick, it happens and it's okay. Don't feel bad for puking all down the side of their brand new car. This ride is also supposed to reach 0-60 in around 3.5 seconds and only takes 15 minutes for a standard recharge (168-mile range).