Six EVs You Can Actually Buy in the Next Few Years
A list of six electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids that you can actually buy in the next year or two.
Over the past few years, the media hype for electric vehicles hasbuilt to a fever pitch. These sleek, highly conceptual cars, we aretold, will forever change the way we drive. But how many of these carsbecome more than just a flashy 3-D rendering? Between
Nissan Leaf Expected release date: December 2010 with refundable $99 reservation; increased availability begins in the spring of 2011, with full market roll-out by 2012 Price estimate: $25,280 (after $7,500 tax saving) Projected range: 100 miles<
Chevrolet Volt Expected release date: late fall 2010 in Washington, D.C., New York City, California, and Austin; early 2011 in Michigan, New Jersey, Connecticut, all of Texas, all of New York; late 2011 to mid 2012 nationwide Price estimate: TBD (sp
Tesla Model S Expected release date: early 2012 with a $5,000 reservation fee Price estimate: $49,900 (after $7,500 tax saving) Projected range: 300 miles Charge time: 45-minute quick charge, five-minute battery swap, standard charging between
CODA Expected release date: late 2010 in California Price estimate: $32,500 (after $7,500 tax saving, unofficially) Projected range: 90 to 120 miles Charge time: Six hours with 220V Classification: Four-door sedan (seats four) Power: 13
Fisker Karma Expected release date: February 2011 Price estimate: $87,900 Projected range: 50 miles (electric only) Charge time: TBD Classification: Four-door sedan (seats four) Power: Combined 403 hp (electric motors), 265 hp (2.0L turb
Aptera 2e Expected release date: TBD (estimated 2011), reservations for $500 available in California only Price estimate: $25,000 to $40,000 Projected range: 100 miles Charge time: 11 hours (level one charge); six hours (level two charge) C
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