New electric cars 2019 and 2020- everything we know!

The next 2 years will see major launches of new electric cars from well-known electric pioneers like: Tesla, Renault and Nissan. As manufacturers work hard to meet increasingly tough emissions rules, we’ll also see new entrants to the electric car market from big players such as Audi, DS Skoda and Mini. We’ve pulled together everything we know so far on all the new electric cars 2019 & 2020.

Here is E-Verve’s comprehensive guide to all the new electric cars 2019 & 2020 and there UK arrival dates*:
*accurate at time of printing

Early 2019

Audi E-tron: Audi’s first electric SUV arrived in the UK in April 2019. The E-tron is available in 3 different forms: the regular E-tron, the launch edition and the exclusive Edition 1. The E-tron has 2 electric motors- 1 mounted to the front and 1 mounted to the rear axle providing a 300Kw of power and utilises a quattro all-wheel- drive system.
What we know:
 402bhp
 0-62mph in 5.7 seconds
 top speed of 124mph
 95 kWh battery
 Range 249 miles
 Rear facing cameras
 Priced from £71k

Kia e-Niro: Kia have created a near unbeatable combination of value without compromise on range, in their new model which arrived in the UK showrooms April 2019. Set to be one of the stand out new electric cars 2019, the model which retails just over £30k has proved extremely popular with all 900 UK model allocations selling out within weeks. If you want to get your hands on one you’re out of luck as a bottleneck in production has delayed any further UK allocations until 2020!
What we know:
 148bhp
 0-62mph in 7.8 seconds
 64 kWh battery
 top speed of 96mph
 Range 282 miles
 Priced from £33k

June 2019

Tesla Model 3: The latest offering from Tesla looks set to be a hugely popular and mass-produced compact saloon with the longest range of any electric car. There are 3 versions of the Model 3 to be released: the standard, long range and performance with lots of intelligent driving features. Such as cruise control with automatic braking and acceleration, and lane-keeping and changing assist meaning you can change lanes by indicating! There is also an additional intelligent driving package available for an add on price of £4,900 which includes automatic road-sign reading and the ability to automatically stop at traffic lights.
What we know:
 459bhp (performance model)
 0-60mph in 3.2 seconds (performance model)
 top speed of 155mph (performance model)
 Range up to 348 miles (long range model)
 15in touch screen
 All glass roof
 Price from £38.9k (Standard model)

July 2019

Mercedes- Benz EQC: The first of Mercedes’ EQ electric range, the EQC is a heavily modified version of the existing GLC platform, with twin electric motors – one powering the front wheels and another the rears it is the first of the manufacturers planned new electric car 2019 range which are due to be rolled out from 2019-2022.
What we know:
 402bhp
 0-62mph in 5.1 seconds
 top speed of 112mph
 80 kWh battery
 Range 249 miles
 Priced from £67.5k

MG eZS: MG’s first electric car will be a modified version of the ZS compact SUV and will be joined by the new HS SUV which is lined up to replace the GS later in the year. Set to be one of the most competitively priced new electric cars 2019 in the SUV category.
What we know:
 148bhp
 0-60mph in 8 seconds
 45.6 kWh battery
 Range 268 miles
 Priced from £12.5k

August 2019

Renault Zoe: Renault’s second-generation compact electric supermini will be the first to use an all-new bespoke EV platform that allows for greater battery capacity which will achieve up to 250 miles of range per charge.
What we know:
 109bhp
 0-62mph in 11.4 seconds
 40 kWh battery
 Range up to 186 miles
 Priced from £21.2k

September 2019

Audi e-tron Sportback: The first of Audi’s saloon’s to go all-electric the Audi e-tron Sportback is set to deliver a sportier drive along with a coupe-like body style.
What we know:
 355bhp
 0-62mph in 5 seconds
 top speed of 124mph
 Range 250 miles
 Price est from £75k

Porsche Taycan: Porsche has invested £5.3 billion in electrification projects bringing the Taycan four-door new electric car 2019 into production. The model has been previewed as the Mission E with the production model due to debut at the Frankfurt motor show. Powered by an electric drivetrain with a permanent synchronus motor in each axle providing four wheel drive capability. Prices and performance figures have yet to be released.

Hyundai Ioniq: The new Ioniq is set to showcase Hyundai’s advances in electric powertrains to overhaul the EV version towards the end of 2019 with the manufacturers SmartSense driver assistance and safety systems to be included in their new electric car 2019 offering
What we know:
 134bhp
 top speed of 102mph
 38.3 kWh battery
 Range 182 miles
 Priced from £27.2k

October 2019

Aston Martin Rapide E: Aston’s first electric car designed in collaboration with Williams Advanced Engineering will be a saloon model based on an updated version of the existing Rapide. The Rapide E will be powered by a pair of rear- mounted electric motors providing a power output of 602bhp
What we know:
 602bhp
 0-60mph in under 4 seconds
 top speed of 155mph
 65 kWh battery
 Range 250 miles

Kia Soul EV: Kia’s second-generation Soul EV borrows a powertrain from the e-Niro crossover and showcases many higher end interior features such as a 10 inch touchscreen with Apple CarPaly and Android Auto.
What we know:
 210bhp
 Range 282 miles
 64kWh liquid-cooled lithium-ion battery pack
 Priced from £32k

Mini Cooper SE: The much anticipated release of Mini’s first EV is based on a modified version of the Mini hatchback and a powertrain similar to the BMW i3. Although range details have yet to be released, the Mini Cooper SE, has been promised to handle more like the original 60’s model and is likely to be a real game changer in the new electric car 2019 market.
What we know:
 189bhp
 0-62mph in 6 seconds
 Price est from £29k

Polestar 2: The electric sub-brand of Volvo sets to release its first pure EV with a price tag of between £30-£50k. Set to take design inspiration from the 40.2 2017 concept car its not yet known if Polestar will use a ‘sold by subscription’ sales model as seen with the release of its Flagship 1 Performance hybrid for their new electric car 2019
What we know:
 400bhp
 0-62mph in under 5 seconds
 top speed of 155mph
 76 kWh battery
 Range 280 miles

Volkswagen ID: Set to be similar in size to the Golf Hatchback and similar in price to the Golf diesel, the Volkswagen ID will be a big launch for VW. The model will offer various options for battery range of between 249- 373 miles. Built around the modular MEB platform this new electric car 2019 is set to be true to the design of its 2016 concept model.
What we know:
 battery 48kWh- 62kWh model depending
 Range 249- 373 miles depending on model
 Priced from £26k

Volvo XC40 Electric: Volvo and sub-company Polestar plan to release electric versions of their existing models, the XC40 being Volvo’s first offering developed on the CMA-platform.
What we know:
 402bhp
 0-62mph in 5 seconds
 top speed of 155mph
 70kWh battery
 Range 245 miles
 Priced est from £49k

Early 2020

Honda Urban EV: Set to become Honda’s first European electric car, the Urban EV will arrive on a unique new platform and is set to stay true to its concept versions revealed at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show.
What we know:
 0-62mph in under 10 seconds
 Range 120 miles
 Price est from £25k

Nissan Leaf SUV: The Leaf SUV is predicted to become the go-to electric SUV when it goes on sale. Nissan has promised to honour its IMx concept and provide a longer range and more power. Full details of performance figures have yet to be released for this new electric car.
What we know:
 429bhp
 700Nm torque
 Range 380 miles

Peugeot 208 Electric: The design will be based on the current ICE model and will use the CMP platform which allows for multiple powertrains.
What we know:
 134bhp
 50 kWh battery
 Range 211 miles

Spring 2020

Vauxhall e-Corsa: The first new electric car to be built under PSA ownership of the brand, the e-Corsa will use the same CMP platform as the DS3 Crossback and the Peugeot 208. A complete re-style has been predicated including an all glass facia and re-designed grille.
What we know:
 134bhp
 0-62mph in 8 seconds
 top speed of 93mph
 50 kWh battery
 Range 186 miles
 Price est from £22.5k

Skoda e-Citigo: Skoda’s first electric car is set to be an adapted version of its city car, the model will be based on the VW Groups MEB platform.
What we know:
 121 bhp
 0-62mph in 10 seconds
 top speed of 87mph
 37kWh battery
 Range 270 miles

Summer 2020

BMW ix3: The company’s second fully electric car will be equipped with a new four- wheel drive porwertrain and 2 electric motors- powering the front and rear axles respectively. Design wise the ix3 will be an electric version of the company’s BMW X3 SUV.
What we know:
 270bhp
 70kWh battery
 0-62mph in 5 seconds
 top speed of 124mph
 70 kWh battery
 Range 249 miles

Seat el-Born: Launching on the MEB platform, the el- Born is likely to feature engineering and powertrain similar to the ID hatchback. Design wise the model offers a sportier styling and has promised a more engaging drive.
What we know:
 201bhp
 0-62mph in 7.5 seconds
 Range 260 miles

Late 2020

Audi Q4 e-tron: Set to be Audi’s new mainstream electric SUV the Q4 e-tron will use the VW MEB platform, equipped with twin motors providing Quattro all-wheel drive. The concept version of this new electric car was revealed at the 2019’s Geneva Motor Show.
What we know:
 320bhp
 0-62mph in 6 seconds
 top speed of 112mph
 82 kWh battery
 Range 280 miles
 Priced est from £50k

Tesla Model Y: Set to share a powertrain and platform with the Model 3 saloon, the Model Y is predicted to become a go-to EV for families as a model with a third row of seats will be on offer. The Model Y was revealed in March 2019 however will only hit UK showrooms late 2020. An update of the Tesla’s ‘supercomputer’ is set to accompany the Model Y and a semi-autonomous driving system ‘feature complete’ will also be showcased. Interior wise the model Y will have a panoramic sunroof and a 15 inch dashboard touchscreen. Price for this new electric car start from $47k for US release.
What we know:
 201bhp
 0-60mph in 3.5 seconds
 Top speed 150 mph
 Range 280 miles
 Seats 7

Pininfarina Battista: In partnership with Rimac who are providing the underlying powertrain, the design house-turned-manufacturer are currently only planning to produce 150 Battista hypercars. The Battisa promises to be an extremely powerful machine with individual motors powering each wheel to produce a total 1900 bhp it is the most powerful road legal car to come out of Italy. Orders set to be delivered on this new electric car towards the end of 2020.
What we know:
 1900bhp
 0-62mph in under 2 seconds
 120 kWh lithium ion battery
 Range 280 miles
 Priced from £2mil

Skoda Vision E: Skoda’s first all electric car will be based on the VW Group’s MEB platform which is planned to be used for all the manufacturers electric vehicles. The model will be available in coupe and SUV body styles and is expected to be released for sale in 2021 with a production version of this new electric car being revealed in 2020.
What we know:
 306bhp
 Top speed 111 mph
 Range 310 miles
 Priced from £30k

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