Next year the green segment of the automotive market will include several long-awaited new electric products. We present the most interesting of them.
The Audi E-tron will be shown to the general public in early 2019, possibly at the Geneva Motor Show. The total power of three electric motors will reach about 500 hp. The autonomy reserve is 311 miles (500 km).
Experts and consumers have met retro concept of the Honda Urban EV (pictured above) very well. At the end of next year, the release of its production version is expected.
The electric hatch is about 200 mm shorter than its rival Renault Zoe, and is based on a new Honda’s platform. The driving range is about 155 miles (250 km). The estimated price is quivalent to $32,000.
A three-door Mini Electric hatchback is expected to look like a concept. The autonomy reserve is approximately 186 miles (300 km). The new car has the same transmission that is used on the BMW i3.
The Porsche Taycan, the first electric car of the brand, is equipped with two electric motors with 600 hp in total. The sports electric car will be able to overcome about 300 miles (482 km) without recharging. The Taycan debuts in 2020.
The Maserati Alfieri has to be a challenge for the Porsche Taycan and even for the Tesla Model S. It will be available as a coupe and a convertible, as well as with electric and plug-in hybrid powertrains.
The electric Alfieri will have three electric motors. Their power is not known at this time, but the acceleration dynamics up to 100 km/h (62 mph) will be 2.0 seconds.
The hybrid model is expected to have Ferarri’s 3.0-liter petrol engine. The Alfieri will premiere in 2020.