Some luxury electric cars set new standards in terms of design, technology and comfort - These are the best models of XNUMX
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Author: Talisa Moser
The demand for Electric carshas risen sharply in recent years. Many consumers see the advantages of e-mobility and not only because the government supports new purchases with the environmental bonus. According to KBAAccordingly, almost XNUMX% of the registrations in January XNUMX were electric. Because the automotive industry is developing rapidly in terms of technologyas well as the design and comfort of electric cars. This marks the beginning of a completely new era for the E-Volution:
Now, following pilot projects, automobile manufacturers are going into series production with various electric models and are also setting ambitious goals: For example, GM is planning around XNUMX electric vehicle models in its fleet by XNUMX, under the motto "Reimagine", Jaguar wants to become a fully electric luxury brand by XNUMX and Ford is investing around XNUMX Billion euros in electric mobility.
But what are the advantages of electric cars, how sustainable are they and which are the most beautiful luxury models? Find out here:
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Advantages of electric cars
- Driving with electric vehicles does not generate any emissions and therefore causes significantly less COXNUMXthan conventional cars
- Also of great importance: In E-Mobility,the electricity for charging should come from renewable sources - So, the energy transition plays a major role
- Electric cars have a longer lifespan and require less maintenance because, for example, there is no need to change the oil or filter
- When braking, electric cars can use recuperation to recover energy, which they can then use for a longer range. This is particularly advantageous in city traffic
- Many manufacturers are addressing the issue of recycling:Renault, for example, is currently trying to develop a circular economyfor its critical lithium-ion batteries to recover raw materials as well as reuse batteries elsewhere. VW is also opening its world's first recycling plant for high-voltage vehicle batteries in January XNUMX.
- One innovation is the so-called solid state battery. This could replace the lithium-ion battery in the future. The manufacturer Toyota, for example, is working on this and is planning the first prototype for XNUMX.
Top XNUMX: These are the best luxury electric cars of XNUMX
Automakers are increasingly launching electric luxury models on the market, especially this year. They are characterized by design, premium equipment as well as the latest technology. Here is the list of top luxury e-cars XNUMX including it-factor, range, price and market maturity:
- Piëch Mark Zero
- BMW iX
- Mercedes EQS
- Porsche Taycan
- Audi EQXNUMX e-Tron GT
- Rimac C_Two
- Jaguar i-pace
- Tesla S
- Polestar XNUMX
- Cadillac LYRIQ
XNUMX. Piëch Mark Zero
With his start-up Piëch Automotive, Anton Piëch is now launching the prototype of the futuristic Mark Zero sports car in series production. The installed XNUMX-hWh battery features a special type of cell that develops hardly any temperature during charging and discharging. The sustainable Piëch car can drive up to XNUMX kilometers with it. The manufacturer promises a charging time from XNUMX to XNUMX percent in under XNUMX minutes. The sleek luxury cars are scheduled to go into series production in XNUMX and will be sold starting at around XNUMX euros.
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XNUMX. BMW iX
With the BMW iX, the traditional German brand is now launching its premium Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) at the end of XNUMX. Special features: Fully electric all-wheel drive with a remarkable range of XNUMX km. The vehicle with a reduced design language and the new BMW design is available for around XNUMX euros.
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XNUMX. Mercedes EQS
The electric flagship from Mercedes-Benz is the fully electric S-Class called EQS. The aim was to outdo the Tesla in terms of range. Namely, because the new sustainable luxury body promises a range of 700 kilometers. The Vision EQS was presented at the digital Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin. As part of “Ambition 2039”, Mercedes-Benz is also working on creating a C02 neutral new vehicle in less than 20 years. The MBUX Hyperscreen in the interior should be an eye-catcher: It is radically simplified and personalized by artificial intelligence.
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XNUMX. Porsche Taycan
Die-hard Porsche drivers should be pleased: The manufacturer will be going into series production with the Porsche Taycan - another electric sports car - in March XNUMX. After the Taycan Turbo S, Taycan Turbo, and Taycan XNUMXS, this will be the fourth version of Porsche's first all-electric sports sedan. The model also relies on rear-wheel drive and is available with two battery sizes, enabling it to achieve a range of up to XNUMX km.
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XNUMX. Audi EQXNUMX e-Tron GT
This electric sports car will go into series production this year. Its size and maximum range of XNUMX kilometers make it particularly suitable for everyday use. And what makes it so special: The new Audi EQXNUMX e-tron uses the VW Group's Modular Electrification Toolkit (MEB). Interested parties will be able to buy the Audi EQXNUMX e-Tron GT from XNUMX for around XNUMX euros.
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XNUMX. Rimac C_Two
No one else has that much horsepower: With the C_Two, Rimac has brought a sustainable super sports car onto the market. The hypercar from the Croatian luxury manufacturer, in which both Porsche and Hyundai / Kia are involved, has more than XNUMX hp and can travel more than XNUMX kilometers. The luxury electric car will be available from XNUMX at a price of XNUMX million euros and will only be available in limited numbers. A maximum of XNUMX units will be produced.
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XNUMX. Jaguar i-Pace
Between XNUMX and XNUMX, automaker Jaguar plans to save around XNUMX million tons of COXNUMX. As part of this, the XNUMX-hp Jaguar i-Pace electric SUV will be updated with a facelift: Three-Phase Technology as well as new infotainment and cabin air filter. The all-electric crossover SUV will cover just under XNUMX km and is available from a price of around XNUMX euros.
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XNUMX. Tesla S.
The pioneer for sustainable cars Tesla has developed the Model S, a vehicle designed for maximum efficiency. With a range of up to XNUMX kilometers, the manufacturer is setting new standards in e-mobility for its Model S vehicle. It will be available from around XNUMX euros from XNUMX.
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XNUMX. Polestar XNUMX
If you want to get a version of the limited model, you have to hurry, because Polestaris now accepting the last orders for the electric luxury car. Polestar 1 is the flagship of the Polestar product series and thus the vehicle that founded the brand. Only 500 of its kind were produced p.a. over two years. But prospective buyers don't have to worry because the mid-range Polestar 2 model will be launched in the future with a smaller battery as well as single motor. In this way, the sustainable premium brand wants to make electric cars accessible to the masses.
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XNUMX. Cadillac LYRIQ
The LYRIQ from General Motors relies on a sleek crossover SUV design and a modular platform. As a result, rear-wheel drive is optional. The LYRIQ manages a range of up to XNUMX kilometers with GM's new Ultium battery technology. It is scheduled to debut in XNUMX and cost just under XNUMX euros in the most affordable trim.
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Can luxury e-cars be sustainable?
- The energy transition and the expansion of charging stations continue to play an important role in terms of sustainability
- But low consumer costs and better range make luxury electric cars more and more attractive
- In addition, electric cars are locally emission-free and significantly quieter than normal cars
- If manufacturers succeed in recycling and integrating a circular economy, electric cars are a sustainable alternative