Test Drives

Kia Soul EV charging

The Fast Lane Car Reviews 2015 Kia Soul EV – Video

Last month, Kia rolled out the Soul EV in several countries worldwide.  And as such, reviews are starting to come in about the 93 mile car from Korea. Of note: Our own digging around EPA testing documents showed that the Kia gets an astounding 103.4 miles worth of all electric…

3 days ago by Jay Cole 20

Porsche Cayenne S e-Hybrid

Autocar Reviews Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid

The Cayenne S E-Hybrid is the third plug-in hybrid from Porsche (the others being the 918 Spyder and the Panamera S e-Hybrid). In the case of the Cayenne, the plug-in version replaces the old conventional hybrid with NiMH batteries. As a plug-in, it (obviously) has more battery capacity, a more…

5 days ago by Mark Kane 6

Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive

Autocar Reviews Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive

Autocar recently tested the newly refreshed Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive and, as it turns out, the UK reviewers were very impressed with the driving experience. The electric version is well ahead of the internal combustion engine version, so if the range, charging time or price isn’t a problem, then the EV…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 13

BMW i3 Out For A Test Drive

Three-Day Test Drives Increase BMW i3 Sales

Try it before you buy it. That’s the idea behind BMW’s new three-day, extended test drives for the BMW i3. Nearly 140 BMW dealerships in the U.S. now offer the i3 on extended loan (up to 3 days-) for potential buyers to try before they buy. This program has already…

3 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 12

Mercedes-Benz S 500 PLUG-IN HYBRID

Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-In Hybrid Test Drive Video

Here is a short video with impressions from a Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-In Hybrid test drive in Copenhagen, Denmark. “With the S 500 PLUG-IN HYBRID, the first certified three-litre luxury saloon in the world, Mercedes-Benz Reporter Torie encounters a whole new driving experience: silent, fully electric and locally emission-free.” We are…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 18

e-up!

Focus Magazine Reviews Volkswagen e-Up! – Video

“This year, the Formula E championships will see battery-powered cars tear their way around some of the world’s biggest cities. With the series well under way, Focus decided to see what the current crop of electric cars can do for day-to-day motorists. Next up: the Volkswagen e-up!” States the video…

3 weeks ago by Mike Anthony 17

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…

1 month 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…

1 month 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…

1 month 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…

2 months 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…

2 months 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…

2 months ago by Inside EVs Staff 29