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The future of motoring in 2020 and beyond is electric

Dec 23, 2019

What are the upcoming EVs in 2020 and beyond? Electric and hybrid motoring is accelerating and in conjunction with this spike, car manufacturers continue to unveil new electric cars.

It’s promising to be an exciting year for the automotive industry, especially with some of the biggest and highly anticipated electric vehicles going on sale in 2020 – Audi E-tron Sportback, Peugeot E208 and the Tesla Model Y, to name just a few, as electric car ranges become more mainstream.

In anticipation of the future virtually every manufacturer is getting ready for roads to be populated with battery-powered cars, even pick-up trucks and vans are making the leap!

During the last year alone, we have been given a strong introduction to the electric car world, including cars such as the already legendary Tesla Model 3, the compact Renault Zoe, the Hyundai Kona Electric SUV and the ever-popular Nissan Leaf.

In 2020 you can expect a fruitful flurry of new models and high investment in the next wave of electric cars. Here’s the best of the bunch of electrified rides to keep your eyes peeled for, they are worth the wait…

• 2020 Bollinger B1.  Bollinger intends to release its boxy-looking electric sport-utility vehicle by the end of 2019, built on an aluminium frame, it promises a 200-mile range with a 4.5-second 0-60 mph time.

• 2020 Aston Martin Rapide E. The exotic British sports-car maker is expected to unveil its first EV. This limited-production model is targeted to run for over 200 miles on a charge and reach 60 mph in around four seconds.

• 2020 Kia Niro EV. Kia’s alternative to the Hyundai Kona Electric. The upgraded EV for 2020 is even more compelling and the new refreshed high specification includes; ambient lighting, updated touch screen, satellite nav system and LED headlight installation.

• 2020 Mercedes-Benz eSprinter. The large commercial van is being redesigned for the 2020 model year.

• 2020 Kia Soul EV. A redesigned version of Kia’s funky/boxy compact hatchback arrives for 2020 with a new 64 kWh lithium ion polymer battery pack.

• 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC. Mercedes is introducing a family of specially branded battery powered models, the first being a stylish compact crossover SUV.

• 2020 Mini Electric. Mini is working on a full-electric version of the Cooper coupe for introduction by year’s end.

• 2020 Rivian R1T. A sleekly futuristic pickup truck is the first offering from Rivian, that will be followed by an SUV version to be called the R1S.

• 2020 Polestar 2. A new line of performance-minded electrified models from Volvo’s Polestar sub-brand. Polestar 2 will be a full-electric four-door hatchback that is anticipated to be powered by 400 horsepower and run for an estimated 300-mile range.

• 2020 Porsche Taycan. Porsche’s eclectic electric ride will be an ultra-sleek battery-driven four-door sports car.  

• 2020 Volkswagen ID. There is expected to be a series of affordable Volkswagen EVs launched in 2020. The first is a small battery-powered hatchback called the ID.  It’s expected to come powered by a 168-horsepower electric motor and afford an operating range of between 249 and 373 miles on a charge.

• 2020 Tesla Roadster. The Tesla Roadster returns with a vengeance and its next model features a distinctly modernistic curvy profile and promises optimum performance. Tesla says it will run for as much as 620 miles on a charge and make the leap to 60 mph in a sudden 1.9 seconds.

• 2020 Tesla Model Y. This will be a crossover SUV version of Tesla's Model 3 sedan, the Model Y is likely to go into production sometime during 2020.

The future of leasing is electric and whatever your vehicle requirements for the New Year are, we welcome the chance to work together in 2020.