Test Drives

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…

24 hours 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…

3 days ago by Inside EVs Staff 11

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 week ago by Ted Dillard 2

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 weeks 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…

3 weeks 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…

3 weeks 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…

1 month ago by Jay Cole 13

Volkswagen e-Golf

Volkswagen e-Golf First Drive Review From UK

Autocar UK got its hands on the new Volkswagen e-Golf. The test results are spectacular. All of the Golf models, whether it be gas, diesel or electric, are virtually the same.  In regards to the electric version, there is hardly any compromises over the ICE models, a slightly smaller cargo area…

1 month ago by Mike Anthony 17

BBC Focus e-golf front

The Future Car Show: VW e-Golf Review – Video

The BBC Focus Science and Technology magazine has a new series just underway called “The Future Car Show” – which is a review show on “the motors that will be driving you in the future”. First up is an electric vehicle we don’t see or hear a heck of a…

2 months ago by Jay Cole 15

Very Shiny!

BMW i8 First Drive UK Review – Video

“BMW presented the new i8 hybrid supercar for the official UK launch at an event held in Mayfair, London. With two models on display I take a quick look around the car before jumping in for a test drive.” States the video’s description, Shmee150, a more popular YouTube star, gives…

2 months ago by Mike Anthony 2