Renault ZOE and Kangoo ZE
While only currently being offered to Australia government and business buyers, the Renault ZOE and Kangoo ZE are definitely a talking point. With the first few models being delivered; these compact electric vehicles offer something a bit different to the other prestige EVs currently sold in Australia. The ZOE offers a more affordable, user-friendly experience with a longer range of around 300km.
Tesla Model X, Model S and Model 3
From the luxury SUV, Model X through to the prestige sedan Model S and finally the more budget-friendly Model 3, Tesla caters to a wide EV market. With longer ranges than competitors and advanced features including auto-pilot, Tesla offers buyers and owners a futuristic and premium experience that is largely unmatched by competitors.
A small and quirky electric vehicle, the BMW I3 has undergone a facelift. Thanks to the fully-electric drive train BMW eDrive, this runabout goes from 0 to 100 km/h in 7.3 seconds. With a range of 200km, the facelifted BMW i3 has a bigger 94Ah battery than before that supports faster charging.
Nissan launched the “reinvented” next generation LEAF in japan last year, boasting a 400km range, boosted acceleration as well as a range of new technologies. However, prospective buyers in Australia may have to wait until March of next year to be able to get their hands of this all-electric vehicle.