Top ten electric vehicles set to transform the way we drive

Performance and environmental concerns are at the forefront of these vehicles
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AMG GT Concept is the second AMG model to bear the new designation “EQ Power+” which all performance hybrids from Mercedes-AMG will be given in the future. The performance hybrid system combines the powerful 4.0‑litre V8 biturbo engine with an additional powerful electric machine and thus ensures extremely immediate response and offers an extraordinarily high system performance.
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The Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Executive is the product of German automaker's sporting spirit. With a reported acceleration from 0 - 100 km/h\t4.6 seconds and a top speed of 278 km/h, and typical electric range in everyday driving\t at 25-51km, the Panamera is sure to become a top breed in eco-friendly transport.
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The Nissan LEAF is 100 percent electric. That means no gas. None. So forget about the cost of a gallon, and say hello to freedom from the pump. Because the only time you’ll be going to the gas station is whenever you need to put air in your tires.
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The Tesla Model S is designed from the ground up to be the safest, most exhilarating sedan on the road. With unparalleled performance delivered through Tesla's unique, all-electric powertrain, Model S accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in as little as 2.5 seconds. Model S comes with Autopilot capabilities designed to make your highway driving not only safer, but stress free.
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The great thing about Bolt EV is you can top off your battery as much or as little as you like. Or you can simply plug in at night and by the morning it’s charged up and ready to go. Without thinking, plugging in could become a part of your daily routine and you don’t have to leave your garage. How convenient.
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The Volkswagen e-Golf looks like a Golf and drives like one, too. Just plug it in, charge it up, and enjoy the solid, fun-to-drive ride you know and love.
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The Mitsubishi i-MiEV (MiEV is an acronym for Mitsubishi innovative Electric Vehicle) is a five-door hatchback electric car produced by Mitsubishi Motors, and is the electric version of the Mitsubishi i. The i-MiEV is the world's first modern highway-capable mass production electric car.
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Ioniq’s attractive and efficient shape was designed to manage airflow with several active and passive aerodynamic features. Its active aero front grille, wheel air curtains, rear spoiler and smooth underbody cover, all combine to deliver a 0.24 coefficient of drag.
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The Renault Twizy is a battery-powered two-seat electric city car designed and marketed by Renault and manufactured in Valladolid, Spain. Legally classified in Europe as a heavy quadricycle (light quadricycle for the lower-powered Urban 45 model), the Twizy has a maximum range of 100km (62 miles).
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Audi will present an all-electric, luxury-class sport SUV in early 2018. The Audi e‑tron quattro concept provides a concrete foretaste of this. It combines driving pleasure with great range, an expressive design and excellent comfort.
Sun 12 Mar 2017 07:03 PM GST
By Edward Liamzon