BMW I8 (Starting from $140,700)
With the plug-in hybrid BMW i8, you’ll experience the power of a TwinPower Turbo engine and the efficiency of an all-electric motor for an exhilarating driving experience that’s every bit BMW. This is no ordinary sports car. This is the first-ever BMW i8.
Lightening GT (starting from $250,000)
The Lightning GT is a battery-electric sports car under development by the Lightning Car Company which is a London based privately owned and funded business.
The project was initially launched to the public in July 2008 at the British International Motor Show, but unfortunately it is not yet mass produced.
The Lightning GT accelerates to 97 km/h (60 mph) in less than 4 seconds and is geared for over 200mph.
The body of the Lighting GT will be made from carbon fibre and the chassis from a honeycomb aluminium structure. This unique H chassis will also house the battery modules,
Mercedes-Benz SLS Electric Gullwing E-Cell (starting from $550,000)
The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG (C197 / R197) is a front-engine, 2-seater luxury, limited production supercar automobile developed by Mercedes-AMG of German automaker Mercedes-Benz. SLS stands for “Sport Leicht Super” (Sport Light Super).
The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG was assembled largely by hand, with its chassis and aluminum body shell produced by Magna Steyr in Graz, Austria and then transferred to Sindelfingen, Germany for assembly, with its engine being hand built by AMG in Affalterbach, Germany.
Rimac concept car ($980,000)
The Rimac Concept One is a high performance electric car designed and manufactured by Rimac Automobili. This electric car is a beast with a total output of 1,088 hp and an acceleration of 62 mph in 2.8 seconds. The Concept One has a range of 500 km per charge.
Rimac’s car chassis is created from carbon fibre and contains dual magnet oil cooled motors capable of 600 kW and 10,000 RPM at their peak.
The car is powered by a lithium-Iron-Phosphate (LiFePO4) chemistry 650V battery, with a capacity of 91 kWh, and is encased in aluminium.
Rolls-Royce Phantom Electric Car 102EX ($1.6 million)
Touted as the “world’s first battery-electric vehicle for the ultra-luxury segment”, the 102EX trades its ordinary 6.8-liter V-12 engine and six-speed automatic gearbox for two electric motors and a single-speed transmission with integrated differential. Mounted via the rear subframe, the two motors combine to create 389 hp and 590 lb-ft of torque; that’s 64 fewer horsepower but 59more lb-ft than the Phantom’s gasoline engine.