7 Electric Cars That Can Give Super Cars A Run For Their Money

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7 Electric Cars That Can Give Super Cars A Run For Their Money

Those who believe that one cannot have a lavish lifestyle while caring about the environment, need to rethink. 

Electric cars are the way of the future and understanding the fact, luxury car manufacturers like Porsche, Audi, and Mercedes have already or are planning to introduce their electric and hybrid cars in the market.

So if you have the money in your pocket and wish to show your concern for the earth, then buy any of the following electric cars.

#1. Rimac Concept One

If you wish to have all eyes on you on the street, then how about picking this ‘Supercar of the Future’?! With 1224 HP engine, which creates a torque of 1600 Nm, it can take you from 0 to 100 mph in 2.5 seconds. Its top speed of 355 mph makes it is as fast as most Formula One race cars on the planet. Priced at almost USD one million, it is often referred to as the World’s First Electric Supercar. Absolute Beast.


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#2. Porsche 918 Spyder

Porche’s mid-engine hybrid sports car, 918 Spyder is designed for the discerning driver. It has an internal combustion engine which creates 608 hp and two additional electric motors that add 279 hp. The car not only looks stunning just like any other Porsche automobile but also offers an unparalleled comfort, even when you are cruising at a speed of over 250 or 300 mph. The base price of the car is USD 845,000 and can reach up to USD one million based on your demands. Absolute Beauty.


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#3. Mercedes Benz SLS Electric Drive

Mercedes makes an appearance on our list with its limited electric version of the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, which was released back in 2013. The car was priced in Germany at around USD 550,000 and sold less than 100 units. Each wheel boasts an electric motor, which combined produce the maximum output of 552 kW and torque of 1000 Nm. It can zoom to the speed of 100 mph in 3.9 seconds. Absolute Rarity.


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#4. Lightning GT

Soon to hit the production line is Lightning GT, developed by a privately owned London-based car company. This battery-electric car comes with a carbon fiber body, reaches the speed of 100 mph in less than 4 seconds. The makers of the car claim that the lithium titanate batteries used in this vehicle will have more than 10000 cycle life. It is estimated to cost somewhere around USD 300,000. Absolute Mystery.


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#5. BMW i8

This German luxury car brand offers an ultimate driving experience with its i8, a plug-in hybrid, which combines the efficiency of an all-electric motor and a TwinPower Turbo 3-cylinder engine. Its striking exteriors solidify BMW’s legacy in the electric and hybrid car category. It reaches the speed of almost 100 mph in just a little over 4.2 seconds. Anyone who is inclined enough would happily pay the ex-showroom price of USD 143,400 for this 357 hp beauty. Absolute Class.


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#6. Tesla Model X

Tesla’s Model X is an SUV which has everything expected from a great family car. Accelerating to up to 100 mph in 2.9 seconds, it can be driven for 475 km with a single charge. With a 5-star rating in every safety category and lowest probability of injuring the passenger, it is also the safest SUV available in the market. Featuring falcon-wing doors, the cars cost around USD 140,000. Absolute Muscle.


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#7. Tesla Model S

Tesla makes another appearance on your list with its Model S, boasting with a price tag of about USD 115,000. Accelerating from 0 to 100 mph in 2.5 seconds, it comes with Autopilot options, which are featured to offer an unparalleled highway driving experience, which is not only safer but also stress-free. Absolute Monster.


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Tell us what you think about these electric cars through your comments below. Also, do not forget to vote in the poll.

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yes they are. we are destroying the world and the only way we can stop the destruction is by creating environment -friendly alternatives for most things we do!!

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