Jan 17, 2023By: Rahul Verma
Electric cars are becoming increasingly popular, thanks to rising fuel prices and green mobility push. However, range anxiety, and limited charging infrastructure still stops many buyers from opting for EVs.
There are a few cars that help ease buyers’ range anxiety by providing a maximum range. Here, we have curated a list of the top EVs with the highest claimed range and charging speed.
With a claimed range of 836km, Lucid Air Dream Edition is the EV with the highest possible range globally. The 350-kW charger can recharge 10 to 90 percent in 46 minutes. The car has a price tag of $140,500 for the Grand Touring and $170,500 for the Dream edition.
Model S offers up to 651km of range on a single charge. The 1020-hp tri-motor Plaid performance model leaps to 96 kph in just 2.1 seconds. Model S can reach 0 to 100 percent in 7 hours and 10 to 80 percent in 30 minutes. The Tesla Model S price starts from $94,990 and goes up to $11,66,30.
Hyundai Ioniq 5 EV has an ultra-fast charging capability of 10 to 80 percent charge in 18 minutes via a 350kw DC charger. Besides this, it is equipped with a multi-charging system with 400V and 800V to reduce waiting times at charging stations.
The BMW i4 can sprint from 0-100kph in just 5.7sec and reach a top speed of 190kph. Talking about charging capabilities, it takes 31 minutes to reach 10-80 percent charge and 8.25 hours to charge with 11kW fully.
The fully-electric luxury performance Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4MATIC is the first electric car from the AMG division. The battery can be charged up to 80 percent with a fast charger in just 32 minutes, and it takes around 11 hours to charge fully.
The car has a battery size of 77.4kWh, producing 229 HP with 350 Nm of torque. It takes 18 minutes to reach 10-80 percent charge and 7 hours and 20 minutes to full charge with a 7.2kW charger.
11kW AC charger of Volvo XC40 Recharge takes 8-10 hours for 0-100 percent charge, whereas a 150kW DC fast charger takes 40 minutes for 0-80 percent charge.