What it lacks is any sort of commitment to a charging network (something that Audi promises to crack with the e-tron), but if you’re looking for a grown-up electric car with few compromises, the Jaguar i-Pace sets a new standard.
Tesla Model S
- 304-393 mile range, 75-100kWh battery
- Prices from £64,700
If you were looking for the daddy of electric cars, it has to be the Tesla Model S. It marries the economic and environmental benefits of electric power, with a serious helping of luxury and speed. It also has an intelligent Autopilot mode that can keep you in lane on the motorway whilst monitoring cars around you adapting your speed and changing lanes for you.