Test Drives

2016 Tesla Model S P90D Driving Review - Ludicrous Mode

Tesla Model S P90D Ludicrous Mode Review – Video

An Interesting review of the top of the line Tesla Model S P90DL from the first drive perspective was just released by RP Productions. Overall, initial impressions are really positive on the whole package, including of course the Tesla’s “ludicrous” acceleration. The Model S was deemed a combination of daily driver,…

3 days ago by Mark Kane 2

BMW 330e

BMW 330e iPerformance Range And Mileage Tests – Videos

For all those seriously interested in the BMW 330e iPerformance plug-in hybrid, we can recommend two video tests covering the efficiency of the plug-in. The first (above) is on the all-electric range in the city, which resulted in: range of some 27.4 km (17 miles) at +8°C/+12°C average energy consumption of 19.0…

1 week ago by Mark Kane 22

2016 BMW 330e review by CarsGuide.com.au

BMW 330e Test Drive Review in Australia – Video

BMW has launched its latest plug-in hybrid model 330e in Australia just this month, and as such, CarsGuide.com.au logged a full review of the electrified 3 Series and found out that the all-electric range of 30 km (EPA: 14 miles / 22.5 km) could cover most small commutes.  They also noted…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 22

BMW 330e

BMW 330e Inside Lane Test Drive Review – Video

BMW 330e plug-in hybrid recently just appeared in the U.S. showrooms.  The first ~44 copies sold through the end of April from a handful of stock (all plug-in models monthly sales can be found here). With up to 14 miles (22.5 km) of EPA range on its 7.6 kWh battery, the…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 29

Tesla Model X

Tesla Model X P90D Test Drive Review

Bloomberg recently tested the Tesla Model X P90D in California, taking the all-electric SUV on a journey from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara. During the review, there are not many negatives pointed out about the Tesla, as the Model X truly does set a lot of new benchmarks in the utility segment. The…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 9

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…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 5

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…

3 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…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 2