Tag Archives: electric vehicle

2024 Audi RS e-tron GT Review

‘RS’, ‘e-tron’ and ‘GT’, a very interesting combination of words in Audi sphere. RS tells me that this is an Audi with performance at its core, a car designed for fun driving, a no compromise driver’s car. E-tron is the name Audi gives to its electrified range of models. And …

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2024 Lexus RZ 450e vs Genesis Electrified GV70 Review

Luxury electric vehicles are projected to be one of the biggest sellers in the passenger car market in the coming years. A segment spearheaded by Tesla over a decade ago, today every major premium car manufacturer has a dedicated line of EV offerings – BMW with its i models, Mercedes-Benz …

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Polestar 4 SUV-coupe priced from $82k

Polestar 4, the SUV coupe by the Scandinavian EV marque, is now officially on sale in Australia with a starting price of $81,500 plus on-road costs. With first deliveries slated for August, the Polestar 4 is the fastest Polestar production car to date, with it slotted between the Polestar 2 …

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2023 BMW iX1 xDrive30 Review

BMW is no stranger to electric cars. It’s first foray into the world of EV was in 1972 with the 1602e, a concept car that was used to lead a pack of long-distance runners at the 1972 Munich Olympic games. More test cars were produced by the German carmaker in …

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2024 Tesla Model 2 could look like this

A shadowy preview of the highly anticipated Tesla Model 2 was dropped on social media just last month by the company’s founder Elon Musk. The smallest and most affordable Tesla is due to launch later this year and interest on the pint size EV is gaining. While the preview photo …

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2023 Polestar 2 Review – Long Range Dual Motor AWD

What is Polestar? It was once Volvo’s performance arm. It’s badge was used on some of Volvo’s high-end sports models, much like M to BMW and RS to Audi. Forget all those because in 2018 Polestar transitioned into a standalone brand focusing purely on electric cars. The brand continues to …

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Kia EV6 GT tackles the Nurburgring track (onboard video)

The fastest and most powerful Kia model is now an electric vehicle. The Kia EV6 GT is not just the new range topping model for the EV6 range, it’s also the company’s new halo sports model. A front motor delivers 160kW, paired with a rear motor that pumps out 270kW. …

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Electrified Genesis GV70 brings twin-motor AWD performance

Genesis’ GV70 mid-size luxury SUV has just gained a fully electric model. Sitting above the GV70 3.5T Sport All-Wheel Drive variant, the Electrified GV70 Performance features a twin electric motor system with all-wheel drive. With twin 180kW, 350Nm electric motors – one driving the front wheels and one driving the …

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Mitsubishi Airtrek all-electric SUV unveiled

Mitsubishi’s electrified future is previewed today with the unveiling of the new Airtrek all-electric compact SUV. Jointly developed with Mitsubishi’s vehicle production and sales joint venture in China, GAC, the brand’s first EV compact crossover will initially cater exclusively for the Chinese domestic market. According to Mitsubishi, the Airtrek was …

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Subaru joins EV race with Solterra electric SUV

Subaru has unveiled its first mass-market electric vehicle, the Solterra SUV, which is developed in collaboration with Toyota. Based on the recently unveiled Toyota bZX4 EV (below), the Solterra – which means “sun” and “earth” in Latin – is unsurprisingly, a dead ringer to the Toyota except for minor Subaru …

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Toyota converts LandCruiser 70 Series into an electric ute

Toyota Australia today announced an electric-vehicle pilot trial with Australia’s leading resources company, BHP. The small-scale trial involves a LandCruiser 70 Series single-cab ute that has been converted to a battery-electric vehicle by Toyota Australia’s Product Planning and Development division in Port Melbourne. The converted vehicle – equipped for underground …

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Renault Megane e-Vision previews brand’s electric strategy

There’s no doubt the shift to electric vehicles are quickly gaining momentum. Affordable, mainstream EVs are projected to become the norm in the new decade. And Renault has jumped on the bandwagon with the introduction of the Megane e-Vision EV concept. Utilising the diverse expertise of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, the …

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First-ever MINI Electric Hatch charges in with First Edition

MINI has announced local pricing and arrival schedule for its highly-anticipated first-ever all-electric MINI hatchback. Priced at $59,900 drive away, a limited number of launch special “First Edition” variants will arrive in Australian dealerships from August 2020. The MINI Electric Hatch is based on the striking design of the three-door …

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