The Tesla Model S was wowing with its speed and huge interior touchscreen while electric cars were still a twinkle in many other manufacturers’ eyes. While most have focused on small car or SUV, the Tesla Model S cuts a swathe through the executive saloon segment. It can get expensive however.
- High-roof hatchback
- 120 mile range, 33kWh battery, range extender offered
- Prices from £33,070
The BMW i3 certainly turns heads with its somewhat unusual looks. But under that boxy exterior, the i3 is as much a BMW as any of its regular, fuel-powered cars. One of the first pure electric – and designed to be electric first – cars, the BMW i3 is also one of the most popular on the roads. It’s not got the size of an SUV, instead being a high-roof hatchback design.