Hybrid And Electric Sports Cars
Hybrid and electric cars are a growing trend. They are popular as their advanced technology makes the cars capable of generating more power and speed that excites drivers. They are being preferred as they are efficient and clean hence, more economical and eco-friendlier too.
Electric vehicle is a fancy idea and most people like it as it prevents them from fuel hassle. It has zero emission and is budget friendly too. It is naturally fast and well equipped too hence, it ensures safety improvements and energy security.
On the other hand, Hybrid cars that lie somewhere in between fuel-powered cars and electric cars are popular among drivers too. As they include characteristics from both types of the cars, hybrid vehicles are considered as excellent vehicles.
Either electric or hybrid, when the technology is used with sports car trait, we get some good quality electric or hybrid sports car respectively.
Below is a list of some of the best hybrid and electric sports cars.
BMW i8 Coupe
BMW i8 Coupe is a hybrid plug-in supercar with an impressive fuel economy. Its eye-catching design will make you want to buy it. It is priced at £ 115,105 and offers some amazing features for this cost. i8 is a combination of electric-fuel technology. It has 1.5-liter petrol engine to provide 225bhp and an electric motor that is capable of delivering 129 bhp. Together they allow Coupe to achieve 0-62 mph in 4.4 seconds at a maximum speed of 155 mph. With 75mph it is possible for BMW i8 to drive solely on electric power while covering a range of 23 miles with zero emission.
These characteristics ensure an easy and efficient drive hence, making BMW i8 one of the best Hybrid sports car.
Tesla Model S
Tesla Model S isn’t just a sports sedan. It is an electric car with lots of features. Though it is quite expensive and heavy, its speed, range and innovative technology make Model S a perfect vehicle to fit in our list of best electric sports cars.
Thanks to its ‘Ludicrous Mode’ setting this model is fast and has an exceptional acceleration of 0-60 mph in 2.4 seconds with a maximum speed of 155mph. It has strong performance as its electric powertrain is capable of producing 751bhp, that is more than most supercars. This is possible due to the presence of two electric motors-one of which is referred to as high performance unit. With these motors Tesla can cover 375 miles with a single charge. Charging Tesla is convenient too. With a wallbox supply at 16.5 kW it can be charged in 6 hours only while a fast charging of 50 kW takes 2 hours to completely charge Tesla.
Lexus LC 500h
Driving with style and thrill is now possible with Lexus LC 500h. This is a concept-car with some advance technological features. Lexus LC 500h has a 3.5-liter V6 petrol engine that works with 177bhp electric motor to produce a maximum of 354bhp. This gives the hybrid Lexus a similar performance to V8 engine while being much more efficient than V8. With this LC has an acceleration of 0-62mph in 4.7seconds with a top speed over 160mph. Therefore, owning a LC might be a good option for you.
This is yet another expensive but, one of the best Hybrid all-wheel drive sports car with striking looks, strong grip and high technology. It has a 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V6 petrol engine that works with three electric motors: one for each of the front wheel while the third one for the rear wheels, making it all-wheel drive car. This combination delivers 573 bhp. NSX is quite fast too. It has an acceleration of 0-62mph in 2.9 seconds with a top speed of 191mph.
Despite, these amazing features NXS is considered a bit less practical than some of its rivals as it does not sound fantastic. It does not make rebellious sound that are considered as an important trait for most of the sports cars.