Test Drives

Mahindra e2o

2016 Mahindra e2o TechX Test Drive Review

Autocar recently spent some time with the G-Wiz’s successor, the e20 – which was recently launched in UK. It’s probably the smallest, or at least one of the smallest electric four seaters available for sale on the market today (Actual sales are limited to on-line purchases only). Compared to the G-Wiz, the e2o is…

10 hours ago by Mark Kane 4

Bjorn Nyland's BMW i3 Review

Bjorn Nyland’s BMW i3 Review – Video

Bjorn Nyland recently released an interesting video review of the BMW i3 in Norway. According to the report, the range-extended i3 is good for about 100 km (62 miles) in all-electric mode (Normal) in the winter, but sacrificing some performances in Eco mode, the range could go up to 130…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 24

BMW X5 xDrive40e

2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e M Sport Test Drive Review

Autocar recently tested the plug-in hybrid BMW X5 xDrive40e in M Sport version, and the overall summary surprisingly isn’t a clear recommendation. The X5 PHEV is called “great in many ways, but its weaknesses prevent it from being the automatic choice“. The electric mode could bring benefits on the short…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 2

BMW 330e

BMW 330e Plug-In Hybrid Test Drive Review

The upcoming BMW 330e plug-in hybrid (see 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show pics), which will start at $43,700 MSRP ($44,695 after deducting $995 dst), was recently tested by Autocar. Autocar called the 300e “one of the most engaging hybrids on the market right now“. Range of this model is estimated by BMW…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 46

Hyundai Sonata Plug-in

Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid Review – Video

Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid sales in the U.S. began in November 2015 and were slowly growing up to 175 in January, which is some 1.1% of total Sonata sales. If you are interested in this 27-mile EPA rated mid-size plug-in hybrid available from $30,516 after federal tax credit, here is…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 18

Volvo XC90 T8 - Image Credit: Michael Beinenson / InsideEVs

Volvo XC90 T8 Test Drive Review

Not sure how, but once again Atlanta got lucky again with one of the newer plug-in vehicles on the market being available at a local dealership. I inquired long time ago about the Volvo XC90 T8 since we were shopping for a new SUV and the dealer still had my…

3 months ago by Michael Beinenson 4

Tesla Model S P90D

Top Gear Test Drives Ludicrous Tesla Model S P90D

Top Gear recently had the opportunity to test out the Model S P90DL and here we’ll run down some of the takeaways from the review. According to staffer Ollie Marriage, the Model S P90D, although very expensive, especially with all the tested add-ons, works with extreme simplicity. The Ludicrous and…

3 months ago by Steven Loveday 21