7 of the fastest electric car models in 2019
All electric cars on this list can reach 60 mph (96 km/h) in less than 7 seconds, which only sports coupes could do a few years ago.
7. BMW i3
The S version of the compact BMW i3 electric car is capable of accelerating to 96 km/h in 6.8 seconds, with the electric motor producing 181 horsepower and 270 Nm of torque. Meanwhile, the standard version takes 7.2 seconds. The new 2019 battery cluster helps BMW i3 expand its range to 246 km for a single charge.
6. Chevrolet Bolt EV
With a range of 383 km on one charge, the Chevrolet Bolt EV electric motor produces a maximum power of 200 hp and a maximum torque of 361 Nm. This car can reach speeds of 96 km / h in 6.5 seconds.
5. Audi e-Tron
With the new 2019 version, two electric motors in the 4-wheel drive of luxury Audi e-Tron SUV help the car accelerate to 96 km/h in 5.5 seconds before reaching a maximum speed of 200 km/h and own a range of 399 km for one charge.
4. Jaguar I-Pace
Being also the new 2019 version, Jaguar's first EV model is a sports SUV/crossover. Its dual electric motor produces a maximum capacity equivalent to 395 hp, allowing Jaguar I-Pace to reach 96 km/h in 4.5 seconds and the operating range of 377 km after each charge.
3. Tesla Model 3
Tesla Model 3 may not be as speedy as its brothers, but this compact sedan is not inferior to acceleration. With a high-performance version, the dual engine can help the car accelerate from 0 to 96 km/h in just 3.3 seconds, and can run 499 km in just one charge. Meanwhile, the Long-Range model takes 4.5 seconds and the mid-range Model 3 takes 5.6 seconds.
2. Tesla Model X
Large-size SUV for the family - Tesla Model X ranks second in this list, with Performance version capable of accelerating from 0 to 96 km/h in 2.8 seconds and operating range of 465 km. The standard version can run a little bit further (about 475 km), but its acceleration is slower although this number is still amazing - 4.7 seconds.
1. Tesla Model S
The fastest electric car model sold in the US is the Performance version of Model S. With a range of 507 km per charge, it can reach a speed of 96 km/h in just 2.4 seconds. The time for the standard version to reach this speed is 4.1 seconds, but this electric model offers the longest range of all EVs in 2019 with an impressive number - 539 km.
By: Joshua Thompson