This is the car that BMW wants you to love. More than any other car in its past, the all-electric i3 must make an…
Electric-powered cars have only recently begun lapping Germany’s Nürburgring Norschleife and even then it was more to prove that their ability to lap the 20.8 km Green-Hell on a single charge. That was certainly the aim of the MINI E in April 2010 when it scorched around the lap in a record-breaking 9 minutes 51.45 seconds. No, we didn’t think that was terribly quick either, but at least it made it back to the pits before running out of charge. Ha ha!
As we approach next month’s Frankfurt motor show, Audi has released a batch of new images showcasing their quirky 1+1-seat Urban Concept. Described as a technical study into the future mobility needs of city dwellers, the Urban Concept employs the strict principles of lightweight construction, efficiency and sporty performance.
Is it just me or are electric driven cars becoming cool all of a sudden? Best not mention the Nissan Leaf, but in most other respects we’re seeing car makers innovating around the unique packaging formats afforded by compact electric drive systems and turning out some stunning designs.
Electric powered vehicles have come a long way since the Milk Float..
We’ve got the full gallery of images of Audi’s high-performance electric sports car, the e-tron.