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Five Fastest Electric Cars & Hybrids

August 20, 2020

Five Fastest Electric Cars & Hybrids

There was once the misconception that driving a hybrid or electric vehicle meant that you had to settle for less than stellar acceleration. That is definitely not the case any longer. With advancing technology, EV drivers can now look forward to performance that rivals traditional gas-powered vehicles. You can have it all, reducing your emissions and enjoying the drive! Don't forget to check out our GreenCar Marketplace for even more details on specific makes and models.

Here is a list of five of the fastest electric and hybrid vehicles on the market today.

Porsche Taycan Turbo S

While the Porsche Taycan has a lot of practical features that might interest the pragmatic driver, like a four-door set-up and an estimated 201-mile electric range, it is also the best on the road. It can generate up to 563 horsepower and go from zero to 60 in 2.4 seconds.

Jaguar I-PACE

In addition to great acceleration, from zero to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds, drivers can enjoy responsive handling and a smooth, comfortable ride in this vehicle with plenty of thrill. With 394 horsepower and an EPA-estimated 234-mile electric range, this Jaguar gives you a performance rush without sacrificing range.

BMW i8 Coupe

BMW has a great reputation for delivering high-performing vehicles, and the BMW i8 Coupe is no exception. This plug-in hybrid can generate 369 horsepower and has the acceleration to go from 0 to 60 in 4.2 seconds.

BMW i8 Coupe

Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

If you are looking to up the ante of acceleration, this Porsche hybrid can reach a top speed of 167 mph. The 3.0-liter supercharged V6 engine, combined with the 95-kilowatt motor, can deliver up to 416 horsepower.

Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

Audi e-tron

The Audi e-tron continues to support Audi’s reputation for exquisite engineering by combining 355 horsepower with 413 pound-feet of torque. Acceleration timing reaches 0 to 60 in 5.5 seconds thanks to Boost Mode. It can also get an EPA-estimated 277 miles on a single charge.