Test Drives

BMW i8 Now Jalopnik's Highest Rated Car Ever

BMW i8 Becomes Jalopnik’s Highest Rated Car Ever

The hugely popular mainstream automotive website Jalopnik has declared the BMW i8 the best car it’s ever tested. Following an extensive test drive, Jalopnik scored the i8 at 92 points out of 100, making the i8 the highest rated car it’s ever tested. Here’s how the scoring breaks down (note…

7 days ago by Eric Loveday 10

BMW i8

MotorWeek BMW i8 Road Test Review – Video

BMW i8 reviews seems to be ramping up together with deliveries around the world. The latest outlet that checked out i8 was MotorWeek, who was curious if it drives as good as looks. Impressions are positive and on the track i8 achieved 0-60 in 4.4 seconds and 12.9 seconds @110…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 10

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV in Australia

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Long-Term Review – Video

CarAdvice announced early in September that it’s now conducting a long-term review of the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, which has been available in Australia since March from $47,490 AUD ($41,650 USD). The CarAdvice team takes the flagship Aspire version, which costs $52,490 AUD ($46,000 USD), for a long-trm test over the…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 32

Renault Zoe Reviewed In This Future Car Show Episode

Renault Zoe Review – Video

“With the Formula E cars tearing through the streets of Beijing last week, we took a look at out the current crop electric cars here in the UK. First up is the Renault Zoe.” This is the first in a series of electric vehicle reviews expected to be released in…

3 weeks ago by Electric CarsTV 12

Tesla Model S Interior - Right Hand Drive

Tesla Model S Test Driven In Australia – Video

Dave from EEVblog takes a tour and test drive in a Tesla Model S P85+. Heads up…all of the Model S’ glory is covered in this video. The Model S was recently made available in a right-hand drive version, enabling its availability in many countries like the UK, Japan, Hong…

3 weeks ago by Mike Anthony 1

LEAF With i3

Nissan LEAF Owner Reviews BMW i3

Foreword by Tom Moloughney, as posted on his “The Electric BMW i3″ blog: “I have always maintained that a good number of i3 buyers will be Chevy Volt and Nissan LEAF owners that have just finished up the three year lease on their vehicle. Phil Tipper is an EV “early…

3 weeks ago by Inside EVs Staff 29

Mitsubishi i-MiEV

2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV Review By TFL – Video

The Mitsubishi i-MiEV is the original plug-in vehicle of the “current generation” of mass produced vehicles. The little electric kei car was announced in October of 2006, and first delivered in Japan in July of 2009, and came to the United States (in a special North American kit edition) in December…

1 month ago by Jay Cole 12

BMW i3

BMW i3 Extended Test Drive Review

BMW North America has quietly launched an extended test drive program for its i3 and i3 Range Extender. With a small amount of paperwork, a copy of your drivers license, current automobile insurance card, you can be on your way to a three day electrifying driving experience. The i3 is…

1 month ago by Inside EVs Staff 13

Jay Leno's "EV Grin".

Jay Leno Drives EVSR (w/video)

Lots of activity over on the EVSR front – the other day while on his latest tour, Jay Leno stopped by to take  EVSR #82 for a ride.  Did he like it?  See for yourself: EVSR is the all-electric race team that made some history on the Mt. Washington Auto…

1 month ago by Ted Dillard 3

BMW i3

Consumer Reports’ BMW i3 Review – Video

Consumer Reports released a video as a complement to its BMW i3 review. A more detailed review is expected when, after nine months of waiting to take delivery, Consumer Reports will finally able to pile on the miles. For now, the price, shape and still limited range turns Consumer Reports…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 11

Saab 9-3 EV Prototype On The Track

First Drive: Saab 9-3 EV

While NEVS, parent of Saab continues to work through its financing issues to bring the first all-electric Swedish car to market, our friends at Elbilen i Sverige (a prominent EV magazine in the country) have had the first opportunity to drive the prototype 9-3 electric vehicle. We our happy to…

2 months ago by Jay Cole 18

Energica Ego at Bear Mountain
(©Mark Jenkinson)

Energica Ego at Bear Mountain: Ride Review

One writer made the comment “veni, vidi, vici”, regarding the recent “Where’s My Ego?” US tour by Energica – “We came, we saw, we conquered.”  It’s not far off the mark.  We’ve been following the progress of the Energica Ego coming to market, including some very interesting pre-production ride reviews…

2 months ago by Ted Dillard 1

The Nissan New Mobility Concept's Parent Renault Twizy

Review And Test Drive: Renault Twizy – Video

After having had the opportunity to drive a Renault Twizy for a couple of weeks back in 2012, I still can’t quite explain just ‘what it is’ to drive to my fellow North Americans. You just have to drive it.  The only problem is – it’s a Renault, which means…

2 months ago by Jay Cole 13