Will Future Cars Become Boring as the World Shifts to Electric Cars?
The short answer is no but the long answer is… it depends. Electric cars are neither better nor worse than ICE cars, but they are different. It’s not a night and day difference mind you, but there are some key areas in which EVs differ from combustion-engined cars, for better or worse. Speed Let’s just get one thing out of the way first: EVs are ridiculously fast. From a dig (a standstill), ...Read More
Electric Cars are Shattering 0-60 records – Here’s Why
Four wheels touching the ground, one to change direction, a power unit and a chassis to keep it all together. That’s how you’d describe the earliest car in history. However, as the first cars were finding their way to the public, the race for the fastest and the most powerful vehicle was already underway. As time has passed and cars have become faster, combustion powered cars have ...Read More
Evolution of the Hybrid Hypercar
When you see the words “plug-in hybrid,” you probably picture a Toyota Prius or Chevy Volt. You should also picture a Porsche 918. In addition to the 608 hp 4.6 liter V8 engine, it has two electric motors making an additional 279 horsepower for a combined output of 887 hp. It’s a blisteringly fast hypercar, and also a plug-in hybrid. The hybrid hypercar is all the rage among the big ...Read More
Electric Cars Can Rock
Many car enthusiasts make fun of electric cars, calling them slow, boring, transportation appliances. Sure, some of them are, but electric vehicles are the most likely future method of personal transportation. Gearheads and hot-rodders worry about electric vehicles being the end of the road, but clean electric performance can bring on a new era of affordable high performance. Let’s start ...Read More