Posts by Adrian Padeanu

All-New Jaguar XJ To Go Electric In 2019?

Work on styling has been completed and is expected to usher in a new design language for the brand. The current XJ is definitely showing its age if you line it up next to the S-Class, 7 Series, LS, and the A8, but the good news is Jaguar is hard at work…

4 days ago by Adrian Padeanu 9

1991 BMW E1: The Concept We Almost Forgot – video

The BMW i3 of the early 1990s had a more than decent range of 124 miles*. Name: BMW E1 Debuted: 1991 Specs: Fully electric, 124 miles (200 kilometers) range, 75 mph (120 kph) top speed, aluminum and plastic body, four seats.  (A note on range, this 124 miles wasn’t the EPA/real world rating…

3 weeks ago by Adrian Padeanu 25

Electric Porsche 911 Not Coming For At Least A Decade

The next generation is being developed to accommodate a plug-in hybrid setup, but it might not be launched. Porsche is currently hard at work preparing its first-ever fully electric car scheduled to be launched around the end of the decade. The company has embraced electrification for quite some time by…

3 weeks ago by Adrian Padeanu 33

Ferrari Will Make An Unrivaled Electric Supercar

Head honcho Sergio Marchionne says it will be the first of its kind, though it has been done before. A Ferrari without a combustion engine already exists in the shape of the all-electric 308 GTS pictured here, but it didn’t come like that straight from Maranello. If you’re keen on the idea…

4 weeks ago by Adrian Padeanu 16

Audi Q2 L E-Tron Electric Crossover Coming Soon

The Q2 L E-Tron will likely (and unfortunately) be sold exclusively in China. It’s a known fact by now that 2018 will be the year when Audi will stretch its smallest crossover to create a Q2 L tailored to the Chinese market. Rumor has it the long-wheelbase variant is going to lose…

4 weeks ago by Adrian Padeanu 0

Kia Niro EV Teased Ahead Of January 8 Debut

Getting high-tech headlights and a “never-seen-before” human-machine interface. The Kia Niro crossover will lose its combustion engine on January 8 when a zero-emissions concept will be unveiled in Las Vegas during the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). To signal the showcar’s impending arrival, Kia has dropped several shadowy teasers allowing us to…

1 month ago by Adrian Padeanu 26

Polestar 1 Limited Due To Intricate Build Process

Annual output will be of only 500 cars. Originally envisaged to become a member of the Volvo “90” series, the plug-in hybrid coupe has blossomed to usher in the Polestar standalone brand. You won’t be seeing a lot of them on the streets once production will kick off in mid-2019…

2 months ago by Adrian Padeanu 7