In today’s time, when the non-renewable energy like petrol is depleting at an alarming rate, there is a dire need of cars that runs on fuel other than Petrol and Diesel. Electric cars, though not a proper substitute, possess the character of a game changer in automobile industry. Car manufacturers are constantly trying to make efficient electric cars by implementing new technologies and innovations. There are chances that we may see mainstream electric cars in next a few years.
Electric cars are basically battery operated cars that does not need any fuel to run. Electric cars have their own pros and cons. While the list of pros is long if compared with petrol or diesel running cars, the cons are little and can be eliminated in future. It is a known fact that electric cars convert about 62% of the electrical energy from grid to power at the wheels whereas the percentage is only 21 in case of petrol or diesel cars. Electric Cars are environment friendly and energy efficient. Also they produce less noise, provide smooth operation and are cost effective also. Some of the examples of Revolutionary Electric cars are listed below.
BMW i3 is a stylish electric car powered by a liquid cooled 22 kilowatt per hour lithium ion batteries. The car runs 90 miles in single charge and offers a horse power of 170bhp and 184 torque. The electric motor of the car drives the rear wheels that help the car to reach 100kmph in just 7.2 seconds. The car has aerodynamic design and is build by using aluminum chassis that helps the car to be real light. Because of its good looks combined with a decent average per charge, BMW i3 is considered as the revolutionary electric car.
Chevrolet Spark EV
Build on the same design and pattern of Chevrolet Spark, Chevrolet Spark EV is an all electric version developed by General Motors. It is the first car that supports SAE Combo Fast charging system. This electric car has a horse power of 140 bhp and a massive 400 torque. The car sprints 0-100kmph in just 8 seconds. Chevrolet Spark EV is powered by 20kWh lithium ion batteries that would return a decent 80+ miles in one single charge. Considering the fact that this car is small yet a power house, the Spark EV is adds more to the future of electric cars.
Similar to Fiat 500 in every aspect, Fiat 500e is an electric car powered by 24 kWh liquid cooled lithium ion battery pack. The car weights just 600 pounds and generates 111 horsepower. Fiat 500e delivers an average of 83+ miles on a single charge. The car looks chic and sexy and is renowned for its design. Because of its beautiful design and decent battery efficiency, the Fiat 500e gives you a pollution free ride in the city.
Nissan LEAF is the most popular electric car that can accommodate five adults and can return 85+ miles per single charge. Powered by 80kW electric motor that produces 107 horsepower and 187 torque, Nissan LEAF reaches 0-100kmph in just 10.2 seconds. Nissan LEAF offers a very unique design that people may or may not like depend upon the taste. Nissan LEAF protruding LED headlights is the most striking feature of the car. This beauty is certainly brightening the future of electric cars.
Tesla Model S
Tesla Model S is the world’s best looking luxury electronic sedan. Model S looks sporty with bold character and beautiful design. Tesla Model S is packed with 60kWh battery that delivers 302 horsepower. The car sprints 0-100kmph in just 5.9 seconds and can attain a top speed of 220kmph. The huge battery packs returns 208+ miles in a single charge that is huge. This beast is a powerhouse combined with looks and performance and is therefore considered as one of the best revolutionary electric cars available.
While the benefits added with the electric cars are enormous, there is still a long way to go. While most electric vehicle can go 80+ in single charge of battery, it is still not good enough for riders that drive a lot throughout the day. Also, the recharge time of battery is not less than 4-8hours which is too much considering the fact that nobody likes to wait in today’s world.