Electric Cars – Plug in hybrid models
Continued from Part one and part two
14. BMW i8
The BMW i8 is a plug in electric vehicle and has a B38 1.5 liter three-cylinder petrol engine. Two electric motors provide the vroom.
|CO2 emission||49 (g/km)||0-100 (s)||4.4|
|Top speed||250km/h||Max speed in electric mode||120km/h|
|Electric range||37 km||Full charge||2-2.5 hrs|
15. Honda Accord
The Honda Accord is very popular in America due to it being spacious and heavy vehicle. It comes with ample passenger rooms and host of features such as regenerative breaks.
|Cargo Space||8.5 cubic ft||Power||141 hp|
|Electric range||13 miles (electric)||Full charge||1/3 hrs|
16. Ford C-Max Energi
The Ford C-Max is a compact and smaller car and more suitable for smaller families.
|Cargo Space||19.2 cubic ft||Power||141 hp|
|Electric range||13.5 miles (electric)||Full charge||6/7 hrs|
17. Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid
The Porsche car is a luxury vehicle and a stunner going by the looks. Press release by Porsche said more- “The new Panamera S E-Hybrid improves upon the concept offered by the previous Panamera S Hybrid with a more powerful electric motor, a higher-performance battery that supplies more energy and is able be recharged from home or public vehicle charging stations.”
|Top Speed||167 miles||0-60 (s)||5|
|Torque||15 ft||Power||95 hp|
|Electric range||20-22 miles (electric)||Full charge||6/7 hrs|
18. Toyota Prius
The Toyota Prius has the distinction of being the most recognised and fan friendly hybrid car, perhaps the car that ushered in the hybrid revolution and popularised the concept. It has various innovative features such as a solar roof.
|Top Speed||62 miles||0-60 (s)||10.6|
|Torque||153 lb-ft||Power||134 hp|
|Electric range||11 miles (electric)||Full charge||1.5 hrs|
Image credit: BMW i8, Honda Accord, Ford C-Max Energi, Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid, Toyota Prius