List of electric cars currently available

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As of June 2015, the Nissan Leaf (left), with over 180,000 global sales, and the Tesla Model S (right), with around 75,000, are the world's two best selling all-electric cars of all time.

This is a list of production electric cars, classified by type of vehicle according to its speed capabilities: low speed or neighborhood electric vehicle, urban or city car, highway-capable and raceway.

Low speed[edit]

Economy cars with a top speed of 60 km/h (37 mph) or less

Model Top speed Capacity
(Adults)
Charging time Nominal range Market release date
Dynasty IT 40 km/h (25 mph) 2/4 6 hours.[1] 50 km (31 mi) April 2001.[2]
GEM Car 40 km/h (25 mph) 2/4/6 6–8 hours.[3] 48 km (30 mi) April 1998.[4]
Hummer HX 2 8 hours (complete recharge) 70–90 km (43–56 mi) Manufactured by My Electric Vehicle.
The Electric Hummer is an official licensed product of General Motors [5]
Oka NEV ZEV 40 km/h (25 mph) 2 8 hours.[6]   1987.[7]

City speed[edit]

City cars with a top speed of 100 km/h (62 mph) or less.

Model Top speed Capacity
(Adults)
Charging time Nominal range Market release date
COURB C-ZEN 110 km/h (68 mph) 2 420l trunk [8] 5–7 hours.[9] 116–130 km (72–81 mi) September 2014
Kewet Buddy 80 km/h (50 mph) 3 [8] 6–8 hours.[9] 40–80 km (25–50 mi) January 2010
CityEl 63 km/h (39 mph) 1 8 hours (complete recharge) 80–90 km (50–56 mi) First manufactured in Denmark 1987 under the name of "Mini-el" until 1992.
New production started in 1995 by a German company.[10]
Mia electric 100 km/h (62 mph) 1 to 4 adults 3 to 5 hours when charged from household 125 km (78 mi) Available in Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany, Italy, France, United Kingdom, Norway, Czech Republic, South Africa, Mexico
MyCar 64 km/h (40 mph) 2 5 to 8 hrs 64–110 km (40–68 mi)  
NICE Mega City 64 km/h (40 mph)[11] 4[11] 8 hours.[12] 96 km (60 mi)[11] October 2006.[13]
QBeak 90 km/h (56 mph) 4 adults 8 hrs 250 km (155 mi) Available in Denmark for now.[14]
Rayttle E28 80 km/h (50 mph) 2 adults 130 km (81 mi) Chinese clone of the Renault Twizy. Sales began in China in September 2014.[15]
Renault Twizy 80 km/h (50 mph) (Urban 80 version) 2 adults 3.5 hrs 100 km (62 mi) Available in France, Germany and the UK.
Mahindra e2o 82 km/h (51 mph) 4 adults 5 hours (Home socket: 220V, 15A), 1 hour (Fast Charge: Commercial 3-phase AC, upto 12 kW) 80–120 km (50–75 mi) March 2013
Stevens Zecar[16] 90 km/h (56 mph)[16] 5 [17] 6–8 hours.[18] 80 km (50 mi) March 2008.[19]

Highway capable[edit]

Road cars with a top speed above 105 km/h (65 mph)

Model Top speed Acceleration Capacity
adults+kids
Charging time Nominalrange Market release date and sales
COURB C-ZEN 110 km/h (68 mph) 0–100 km/h (62 mph) in 19 seconds 2 adults + 420l trunk [8] 5–7 hours.[9] 116–130 km (72–81 mi) September 2014
BMW i3 150 km/h (93 mph) 0–100 km/h (62 mph) in less than 8 seconds 4 adults 4h with the 240 V charging unit or less than 30 minutes at public DC charging stations (when charging from 0 to 80%) 130 to 160 km (81 to 99 mi) Released in Europe in 2013 and in 2014 in the U.S.
A gasoline-powered range extender option is available to increased range to 240 to 300 km (150 to 190 mi)
Global cumulative sales passed the 25,000 unit milestone in May 2015.[20]
BMW Brilliance Zinoro 1E 130 km/h (81 mph) 150 km (93 mi) [21] Released in China in early 2014.[22]
Bolloré Bluecar 130 km/h (81 mph) 4 adults 250 km (160 mi) in urban use
150 km (93 mi) on highway
Launched in France in 2011. Cumulative sales reached 3,890 units through January 2015.[23]
BYD e6 140 km/h (87 mph) 0–100 km/h (62 mph) in < 8 seconds 5 adults 300 km (186 mi) Field testing as taxi fleet began in Shenzhen, China in May 2010.[24] Sales to the general public began in October, 2011, in Shenzhen, China.[25]

A total of 7,228 units have been sold in China through December 2014.[26][27][28][29]

Chery QQ3 EV Launched in China in March 2010
Chevrolet Spark EV 132 km (82 mi)[30] The first all-electric car from General Motors after the GM EV1. It was released in limited quantities in the U.S. in selected markets in California and Oregon in June 2013.[31]
Citroën C-Zero 130 km/h (81 mph) 0–100 km/h (62 mph) in 15.9 seconds. 4 adults 7 hours when charged from household; 30 minutes when charging from a quick charger system[32] 150 km (93 mi) Available in Europe.[32]
Fiat 500e 142 km/h (88 mph) 0-97 km/h (60 mph) in 8.5 seconds. 140 km (87 mi) Available in California & Oregon only
Ford Focus Electric 135 km/h (84 mph) 0–97 km/h (60 mph) in 10.2 seconds. 5 adults 18 to 20 hours when charged from 120 V outlet; 3 to 4 hours when charged from 240 V outlet.[33] 122 km (76 mi) Available in the U.S. since December 2011; available in Europe since August 2013.[34]
Honda Fit EV 148 km/h (92 mph) 0-97 km/h (60 mph) in 9.5 seconds. 132 km (82 mi)
JAC J3 EV Launched in China in 2010
Kia Soul EV 150 km (93 mi) EPA,
130 to 190 km (81 to 118 mi) Kia
2014
Kantanka Nkunimdie V8 SUV 2014 , in Ashanti region of Ghana
Kantanka Onatafuo 4x4 pickup 2014
Kantanka Opasuo 2014
Kantanka Otumfo SUV 2014
Lightning GT 200 km/h (124 mph) 0–100 km/h (62 mph) in < 5 seconds. 2 adults under an hour 240 km (149 mi) 2013
Mitsubishi i-MiEV 130 km/h (81 mph) 4 adults 7 to 14 hours when charged from household, depending on the type of power; 30 minutes when charging from a quick charger system (80% charged)[35] 170 km (106 mi) Released in Japan in July 2009 for fleet customers. Available in Japan, Hong Kong, Australia, Europe, the U.S., Canada and some Latin American countries.

As of early March 2015, and accounting for all variants of the i-MiEV, including the rebadged Peugeot iOn and Citroën C-Zero sold in Europe, and the two minicab versions sold in Japan, over 50,000 units have been sold worldwide since 2009.[36]

Nissan Leaf 150 km/h (93 mph) 5 adults up to 20 hours when charged from 110/120 V outlet; 8 hours when charging from 220/240 V outlet; 30 minutes for 440 V "quick charge" (to 80% of battery capacity) 121 km (75 mi) EPA / 200 km (120 mi) (NEDC) Released in the U.S. and Japan in December 2010, is available in 46 countries. The Leaf is the top selling electric car in history, with global sales of over 180,000 units by early June 2015.[37]
Renault Fluence ZE 135 km/h (84 mph), electronically limited 5 adults battery swap in 5 minutes 135 km (84 mi) + 15 km limp home mode Released in France in 2010, Israel in Jan 2012, UK in Jan 2012, Turkey in May 2012.
Renault Zoe 135 km/h (84 mph), electronically limited 0–100 km/h (62 mph), in 13.5 seconds 5 adults six to nine hours with 3.7 kW, 30 minutes with 43 kW (80 %)[38] 210 km (130 mi) Released in France in December 2012. Global sales reached 26,296 units by the end of May 2015.[20]
Smart electric drive 125 km/h (78 mph) 0–100 km/h (62 mph) in 11.5 seconds; 0–60 km/h (37 mph) in 5 seconds 2 145 km (90 mi) Available in Europe, the United States and Canada. Global sales totaled about 12,250 units through December 2014.
The second generation, launched in 2009, sold over 2,300 units through 2012,[39] and almost 10,000 units of the third generation, launched in 2013, have been sold through December 2014.[40][41]
Tesla Model S P85 kW·h 214 km/h (133 mph)
0–97 km/h (60 mph) in 4.2 seconds 5 adults + 2 kids (optional) battery swap in 1.5 minutes;[42] 50% in about 20 minutes by Tesla Superchargers[43] 426 km (265 mi) (EPA)
483 km (300 mi) (Tesla Motors)
Available in the United States, Canada, Europe, China, Hong Kong, Japan and Australia.

Release in the U.S. in June 2012, global cumulative sales passed the 75,000 unit milestone in June 2015.[44]

Tesla Model S 85 kW·h 225 km/h (140 mph)
0–97 km/h (60 mph) in 5.6 seconds
5 adults + 2 kids (optional) battery swap in 1.5 minutes;[42] 50% in about 20 minutes by Tesla Superchargers[43] 426 km (265 mi) (EPA)
483 km (300 mi) (Tesla Motors)
Tesla Model S 60 kW·h 193 km/h (120 mph)
0–97 km/h (60 mph) in 5.9 seconds
5 adults + 2 kids (optional) battery swap in 1.5 minutes;[42] 50% in about 20 minutes by Tesla Superchargers[43] 335 km (208 mi) (EPA)
370 km (230 mi) (Tesla Motors)
Venturi Fétish 200 km/h (124 mph)[45] 0–100 km/h (62 mph) in 4 seconds. 2 adults 3 hours with external charge booster, 8 hours with onboard charging system 340 km (211 mi) 2006 to present
Volkswagen e-Golf 145 km/h (90 mph) 5 adults 2.3 kW plugged into any standard 230 V socket, 3.6 kW via a home-installed wall box or with up to 40 kW plugged into a DC fast-charging station 190 km (118 mi) Released in Europe in March 2014
Volkswagen e-Up! 130 km/h (81 mph) 4 adults 2.3 kW plugged into any standard 230 V socket, 3.6 kW via a home-installed wall box or with up to 40 kW plugged into a DC fast-charging station 160 km (99 mi) Released in Europe in October 2013

Raceway[edit]

Race cars with a top speed near 200 km/h (120 mph)

Model Top speed Acceleration Capacity
adults+kids
Power Nominal range Market release date
Aptima eCobra est higher than 240 PS (176.5 kW; 236.7 hp) 0-97 km/h (60 mph) in 3.9 seconds 2 adults 263 watt electric motor at 5500 RPM 242 km (150 mi) Available in street rod racing conversions only.[46][47]
Detroit Electric SP:01 [48] 249 km/h (155 mph) 0–100 km/h (62 mph) in 3.7 seconds. 2 adults 150 kW (200 bhp) 300 km (186 mi) 2014
Li-ion Inizio R - Rally 209 km/h (130 mph) 0–97 km/h (60 mph) in 5.9 seconds
2 adults 240 km (149 mi)
Li-ion Inizio RT - Rally Touring 212 km/h (132 mph) 0–97 km/h (60 mph) in 7.1 seconds 2 adults 400 km (249 mi)
Li-ion Inizio RTX - Rally Touring Extreme 273 km/h (170 mph) [49] 0–97 km/h (60 mph) in 3.4 seconds 2 adults 320 km (199 mi)
Lola-Drayson B12/69EV [50] 320 km/h (199 mph) 0–100 km/h (62 mph) in 3 seconds. single-seater 630 kW (850 bhp) Le Mans prototype
Rimac Concept One 304 km/h (189 mph) 0–100 km/h (62 mph) in 2.8 seconds. 2 adults 811 kW (1,088 bhp) 500 km (311 mi) Rimac Automobile showcase in Croatia
Spark-Renault SRT 01E 250 km/h (155 mph) 0–100 km/h (62 mph) in 3 seconds. single-seater 200 kW (268 hp) 2014–15 Formula E season
Tango 240 km/h (149 mph) 0–96 km/h (60 mph) in 4 sec 2 less than 3 hours;[51] 80% capacity in around 10 minutes on a 200 amp AC service [52] 128 km (80 mi) Available, Tango T600 is less than half the width of a normal car.[53]
Volar-e [54] 300 km/h (190 mph) 0–100 km/h (62 mph) in 3.4 seconds. 2 adults 746 kW (1,000 bhp), 1,000 N·m (738 lbf·ft) 200 km (124 mi) experimental
VW Beetle dragster 300 km/h (186 mph) 0–100 km/h (62 mph) in 1.6 seconds. unavailable unknown 300 km (186 mi) 2 experimental

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