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Coolest EVs of 2020

As we face a new year decade, we figured we’d do a round up of the most extravagant EVs launching in 2020. Along with a little info about each one. If you have less extravagant tastes, be sure to check out the affordable EV models for 2020 too.

1. Porsche Taycan

Porsche Taycan

The first serious competitor to Tesla, the Taycan is set to turn heads in the electric car market. With three different versions to choose from, all featuring the level of performance and luxury to be expected from Porsche.

Porsche Taycan Turbo S vs Tesla Model S

Vehicle Stats

0-60 MPH: 2.6 seconds (Turbo S)
Top speed: 161MPH
Range: 256 miles WLTP (Turbo S)
Cost: From $103,800.00

Charging Info

Home charging: 100% charge in 24 hours
Wallbox charging: 100% charge in 12 hours
Quick charging: 80% charge in 15 minutes

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2. Tesla Roadster

Tesla Roadster

Tesla calls their new roadster the quickest car in the world, featuring record-setting acceleration, range and performance. Given their previous success in the electric market, this supercar promises quality and reliability, along with its mind-bending performance.

Tesla: The Past, Present, Future – Jay Leno’s Garage

Vehicle Stats

0-60 MPH: 1.9s
0-100 MPH: 4.2s
Top speed: 250 MPH
Range: 620 miles
Cost: From $200,000

Charging Info

Home charging: TBA
Wallbox charging: TBA
Quick charging: TBA

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3. Mustang Mach-E

Mustang Mach-E

Not your grandpa’s Mustang, this electric generation is a crossover, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t perform. Available for purchase late in 2020, the new electric Ford aims to combine the benefits of EVs with the performance of their Mustang line.

Top Gear First Look – Ford Mustang Mach-E Electric SUV

Vehicle Stats

0-60 MPH: 3 seconds
Range: 300 miles WLTP
Cost range: $44,995 – $61,600
Tax incentives/subsidy: Yes
Battery warranty: 8 year/1000,000 mile

Charging Info

Quick charging: 10-80% in 45 minutes

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4. Tesla Model Y

Tesla Model Y

Featuring all of the bells and whistles Tesla vehicles are known for, the Model Y has space for 7 adults to be wowed by its performance. With dual motor AWD and Tesla’s years of experience building EVs, this isn’t your average soccer mom transport.

2020 Tesla Model Y electric SUV revealed

Vehicle Stats

0-60 MPH: 3.5 seconds
Range: 300 miles WLTP (long range version)

Charging Info

Quick charging: 168 miles in 15 minutes

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5. Aston Martin Rapide E

Aston Martin Rapide E

Aston Martin is known for their beautiful performance cars and the Rapid E is no exception. This EV was designed to embody the same feel, character and delivery as their zippy V12-engine Rapide models.

Aston Martin Rapide-E hot lap at Monaco Formula E

Vehicle Stats

0-60 MPH: under 4 seconds
Top speed: 155 MPH
Range: 200 miles WLTP

Charging Info

Quick charging: 185 miles in an hour

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6. Audi Q4 e-tron

Audi Q4 e-tron

Audi is taking their brand of luxury performance cars electric with the Q4 e-tron. Quattro all-wheel drive hugs the road in all weather and the e-tron features benchmark setting range, this is one classy ESUV.

Audi Q4 e tron Explained

Vehicle Stats

0-60 MPH: 6.3 seconds
Range: 280 miles WLTP

Charging Info

Home charging: 100% 31 hours
Wallbox charging: 100% in 4 hours
Quick charging: 80% in 30 minutes

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7. Pininfarina Battista

Pininfarina Battista

The first hypercar in our 2020 collection, the Pininfarina Battista is among the sexiest EVs ever made. Also, it’s made using cutting-edge Formula E technology and offers 1,900-horsepower with 1,696 lb-ft of torque. So it’s really, really… really fast. Only 150 of them will be made, each one uniquely tailored for their purchaser.

Pininfarina’s 1900bhp Battista hyper-EV – Top Gear

Vehicle Stats

0-60 MPH: under 2 seconds
0-186 MPH: under 12 seconds
Top speed: 217 MPH
Range: 310 miles WLTP
Cost: $2.3 Million

Charging Info

Quick charging: 20%-80% in under 24 minutes

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8. Bollinger Motors Bollinger B1

Bollinger Motors Bollinger B1

The first truck on our list and it’s one of two Bollinger trucks primed to enter the market. The B1 isn’t just a work truck with off-road capability and utilitarian style, it’s also built with quality materials finished to a high standard.

Bollinger B1 & B2

Vehicle Stats

0-60 MPH: 4.5 seconds
Top speed: 100 MPH
Range: 200 miles WLTP
Payload: 5,000 LB

Charging Info

Wallbox charging: 100% in 10 hours
Quick charging: 100% in 75 minutes

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9. Rivian R1T

Rivian R1T

Loaded with features, the R1T pickup offers 12 cubic feet of lockable storage, sustainably sourced wood and that fancy running light which is also a charge-level indicator. Production of the Rivian R1T is expected to begin in the second half of this year.

2020 Rivian R1T Truck – Interior, Exterior & Driving

Vehicle Stats

Power levels: 105 kWh, 135 kWh and 180 kWh
Range: 230+ miles, 300+ miles and 400+ miles respectively WLTP
Acceleration: 0-60 in 4.9s, 3s and 32s respectively
Cost range: $69,000-$90,000
Tax incentives/subsidy: Yes

Charging info

Quick charging: approx 200 miles of range in +/-30 minutes of charging
Vehicle-to-vehicle: allowing Rivian vehicles to charge each other

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10. Maserati Alfieri/DBX

EV at sunset

Another of the sexier EVs on this list, the Alfieri was introduced in 2014 and expected to start production in the first half of this year. There isn’t much info about this car yet, but it is expected to be the first in a line of electric vehicles for the brand.

Maserati Alfieri Concept Car – The design process

Vehicle Stats

TBA

Charging Info

TBA

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11. Mercedes-Benz EQC

Mercedes-Benz EQC

The handsome EQC may be among the newest members of the MB family, but it’s left nothing to chance. Built to Mercedes safety and design standards, this EV also features an interior made with renewable materials.

Mercedes EQC 2020 review

Vehicle Stats

0-60 MPH: 5.1 seconds
Top speed: 178MPH
Range: 279-292 miles WLTP
Cost: from $60,000

Charging Info

Wallbox charging: 10-80% in 10 hours
Quick charging: 10-80% in 40 minutes

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12. Mercedes-Benz EQV

Mercedes-Benz EQV

Another electric venture from Mercedes, the EQV is among the first consumer EV vans you’ll see on the streets. It’s not a supercar, but it’s a useful one. The EQ line is a tried and true one for MB and this electric addition will no doubt find itself useful to similar customers.

2020 Mercedes-Benz EQV

Vehicle Stats

Top speed: 99 MPH
Range: 250 miles WLTP

Charging Info

Wallbox charging: 100% in 10 hours
Quick charging: 10-80% in 45 minutes

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13. Polaris Polestar 2

Polaris Polestar 2

The Polestar 2 is a handsome and practical EV that compliments their Polestar 1 plug-in hybrid. Offering elements like a 100% vegan interior inspired by wetsuits along with a variety of other modern features, this is a solid horse in the EV race.

Top Gear First Look – Polaris Polestar 2

Vehicle Stats

Range: 275 miles (WLTP)

Charging Info

Wallbox charging: 100% in 10 hours
Quick charging: 10-80% in 30 minutes

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14. Rimac Automobili C_Two

EV at sunset

The second hypercar on the list, the C_Two is fast, like really fast (maybe the fastest accelerating car on the planet). Like most high end sports cars, there were only 150 made and the finish is of very high quality. Rimac claims that while it’s an expensive piece of art, the C_Two is durable and built to be driven.

Rimac C_Two track action

Vehicle Stats

0-60 MPH: 1.85 seconds
0-100 MPH: 1.97 seconds
Top speed: 258 MPH
Range: 341 miles
Cost: $2 Million

Charging Info

Quick charging: 80% in under 30 minutes

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15. Volvo XC40 Recharge

Volvo XC40 Recharge

Volvo has long been providing us with safe, practical cars and the XC40 Recharge is no exception. Based on their XC40 line, the Recharge interior was designed to reduce environmental impact with the use of recycled/sustainable materials.

2020 Volvo XC40 Recharge

Vehicle Stats

0-60 MPH: 4.9 seconds
Range: 200 miles

Charging Info

Home charging: 80% in 30–55 hours
Wallbox charging: 80% in 5.5 hours
Quick charging: 80% in 40 minutes

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What’s Your Favorite?

There are some pretty amazing vehicles on this list, even if they do span a variety of types. Be sure to let us know which one you like the best. Or, if you are looking for something a little more affordable, we have a list of those too.

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