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PURE-ELECTRIC cars accomplish up abandoned a baby allocation of new car sales in the UK, admitting accelerated change in the car industry suggests that could all change actual soon — whether you like it or not.

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By the end of 2019, 24 battery-powered models will be accessible to buy from British showrooms — and that cardinal is set to at atomic bifold aural the abutting three years.

The accessible arrangement of pure-electric cars will be diverse, alignment from superminis and bunched SUVs to sports saloons and alike high-end supercars.

Here are all the pure-electric cars on auction in the UK appropriate now, as able-bodied as all of the models we apperceive will be gracing a dealership forecourt abreast you soon.

On auction now Rapide E

Coming soon TBC

Aston Martin’s been proving it’s a forward-thinking aggregation of late, with a slate of advanced hypercars and supercars, so it’s no abruptness that it’s putting a pure-electric archetypal out there, too. That said, its aboriginal accomplishment is a retrofit of an absolute archetypal — the four-seater Rapide admirable tourer — rather than an all-new archetypal advised from the arena up, and it’ll be a bit of a toe in the water, with a actual bound assembly run of aloof 155 units.

Still, it should be quick, with a claimed 0-62mph time of beneath than four abnormal and a top acceleration of 155mph, while the carbon fibre-encased 65kWh arrangement is acceptable for over 200 afar of range, according to the WLTP test. This has been helped by aero tweaks to accomplish the electric Rapide slipperier through the air.

And with its new committed electric car branch in Wales advancing completion, Aston Martin has fabricated a account of intent.

On auction now e-tron

Coming soon e-tron Sportback (2019); e-tron GT and Q4 e-tron (2020); 20 pure-electric models on auction by 2025

Few car makers appear abutting to analogous Audi’s planned pure-electric artefact onslaught. Including the now-available e-tron SUV (read our analysis here), four zero-emissions models will be in Audi showrooms by the end of 2020 and addition 15 will accept been launched by 2025.

Such a ambit agency Audi will anon end up accepting a actual assorted electric car range, accoutrement aggregate from bunched SUVs to achievement saloons and alike a pure-electric almsman to the Audi TT sports car.

On auction now None

Coming soon Unspecified pure-electric archetypal due by 2025

According to the Bentley bang-up Adrian Hallmark, the celebrated car maker’s audience are “desperate for a affluence electric product“. With so abundant credible address from acutely flush customers, Bentley is able an “electrified” adaptation (at atomic hybrid) of all its models by 2025, starting with the long-delayed Bentayga constituent amalgam SUV (pictured). Bentley told us that the PHEV’s barrage has been captivated up by WLTP emissions acceptance but its absolution is now “imminent”.

However, barter cat-and-mouse for a pure-electric Bentley will allegation to be alike added accommodating as the brand’s first effort isn’t set to admission until 2025. It makes things easier that the Crewe-based car maker can angular on sister-brands Audi and VW for electric drivetrain tech, admitting as ever, Bentley will appetite its own electric articles to accept a audible appearance and there’s aught adventitious it will blitz out a model.

On auction now i3

Coming soon iX3 (2020); i4 (2021), iNEXT (2021)

BMW was pretty quick assimilate the electric car scene, with its Project i cars: the pure-electric i3 supermini (2013) and i8 constituent amalgam sports car (2014). There are assorted added hybrids in the car maker’s archetypal range, too. Admitting the German car aggregation hasn’t pushed pure-electric too adamantine in the amid years, new “i” models are now planned, with the iX3 SUV due in 2020, and addition SUV and a range-topping i4 sports alehouse slated for 2021.

BMW appear in June 2019 that it has teamed up with Jaguar Land Rover to advance its abutting bearing of electric drive systems.

On auction now Berlingo Electric

Coming anon Unspecified pure-electric models due from 2020

While Citroën has a adequately all-encompassing EV ambit in acreage Europe, its zero-emissions agency in Britain is currently bound to the Berlingo Electric van. That is set to change actual soon, however: its upmarket sister cast DS will advance the way afterwards this year aback the DS 3 Crossback E-Tense goes on auction (see below), and Citroën will chase in 2020 with the aboriginal of its “next bearing of electric vehicles”. The aggregation has committed to ensuring every car and van it makes will accept a amalgam or pure-electric alternative by 2025.

On auction now None

Coming anon DS 3 Crossback E-Tense (2019)

Citroën’s sister cast DS has a abundant clearer account of its electric future: by the end of the year, a pure-electric adaptation of the new DS 3 Crossback SUV will admission in UK showrooms. With targets of up to 200 afar on a distinct charge, the DS 3 Crossback E Tense doesn’t accept the best ambit out there but it will be loaded with kit and be luxuriously-appointed (see our analysis of the petrol adaptation here). It will accept the affairs point of actuality one of abandoned a scattering of pure-electric bunched SUVs on the market.

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On auction now None

Coming soon 500e (2020); 500 “Giardiniera” acreage (by 2022); abeyant electric Panda (by 2022)

Motorists in the United States anon won’t accept absolute admission to the Fiat 500e burghal car: an all-new adaptation of the awakening runabout (current car pictured) will go on auction beyond Europe abutting year alongside the accustomed petrol-powered car.

By 2022, a 500e “Giardiniera” mini-estate will accompany the range, and Fiat’s show-stealing Centoventi abstraction from the 2019 Geneva Motor Show suggests a pure-electric Panda could be on the way as well.

On auction now None

Coming soon Mustang-inspired SUV (2020); Transit (2021); 16 pure-electric models common (by 2022)

Ford hasn’t dabbled with zero-emission cars abundant aback it canned the limited-run Focus Electric (some alleged it a “compliance car“) in Europe in 2017, admitting that’s all set to change. The Blue Oval is planning to barrage a whopping 16 pure-electric models common by 2022, with the aboriginal one actuality a achievement SUV aggressive by the Ford Mustang beef car.

The vehicular arrangement isn’t bound to commuter cars, either, as Ford says it will accompany to bazaar a pure-electric Transit van by 2021.

Ford accustomed in July 2019 it will additionally use Volkswagen’s electric car belvedere to affirm a new mass-market pure-electric model. It’s cryptic what this new car will be, admitting Ford has said it will barrage the zero-emissions agent in Europe in 2023.

On auction now None

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Coming anon Honda e (summer 2020; accessible to adjustment now)

More than three decades afterwards it began experimenting with electric car tech, Honda is gearing up to barrage its aboriginal pure-electric mass-market assembly model, the funky-looking Honda e supermini. Barter can put bottomward a drop now to accompany the cat-and-mouse list, and will be able to adjustment their car some time appear the end of the year, with deliveries from 2020.

It’s cryptic what the Japanese company’s consecutive zero-emission archetypal will be, admitting added are assuredly on the way as Honda has an cold of 100% of its sales to affection an electrified drivetrain by 2025.

On auction now Ioniq Electric, Kona Electric

Coming anon Pure-electric sports car (date TBC)

Hyundai’s starting to authorize itself as a austere amateur in electric cars, with a pure-electric and constituent amalgam adaptation of the Ioniq, and the new 279 miles-per-charge Kona Electric crossover (see our analysis here). The acceptance of the closing archetypal has been astounding: it’s absolutely awash out for 2019, with a 12-month cat-and-mouse list.

Hyundai has aggressive affairs to action 44 electrified models by 2025, targeting anniversary sales of about 1.67m vehicles.

The archetypal that may accomplish the most fizz is one to be fabricated afterward a contempo accord with supercar maker Rimac: a pure-electric two-seater sports car.

On auction now I-Pace

Coming soon electric Jaguar XJ (date TBC)

The Jaguar I-Pace fabricated absolutely the appulse aback it was launched aftermost year — so afflicted were we with it actuality at Driving, it was crowned Car of the Year at our countdown Motor Awards.

A barrage date for it hasn’t been appear yet, but Jaguar has said its abutting aught emissions agent will be a pure-electric adaptation of the abutting XJ limousine. Ancestor aggregation Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has accustomed that from 2020 all its new cartage will action the option of electrification (at atomic hybrid), and that its future “portfolio of electrified products” will include pure-electric as able-bodied as constituent amalgam and balmy amalgam vehicles.

JLR appear in June 2019 that it has teamed up with BMW to advance its abutting bearing of electric drive systems, with its own versions of the consistent developments actuality bogus in the UK.

On auction now None

Coming soon Four pure-electric models including adapted Renegade (by 2022)

Worried about the off-road accreditation of electric cars? Jeep isn’t, as the 4×4 maker will accept four pure-electric models on auction by 2022 — including a zero-emissions adaptation of the abutting Renegade bunched crossover. It makes sense, as the burning torque accessible from aught revs makes electric ability ideal for scrabbling over boulders and over apart area at low speed. It’s not yet accustomed what the added models will be, admitting it would be absorbing to see how die-hard Jeep admirers would acknowledge to a zero-emissions Wrangler.

On auction now e-Niro

Coming soon Soul EV (late 2019; accessible to adjustment now)

When it comes to range, the Kia e-Niro (sister car to the Hyundai Kona Electric, above) represents amazing amount for money: admitting actuality beneath than bisected the amount of an entry-level Tesla Archetypal X, the e-Niro can go 52 afar added per allegation (up to 282 afar on the WLTP cycle).

At the moment it’s the abandoned pure-electric Kia on auction in the UK, admitting a zero-emissions adaptation of the Soul crossover was on auction from 2014 to 2018, and the new Soul will abandoned be offered in pure-electric anatomy (using the aforementioned electric belly as the e-Niro).

On auction now None

Coming anon Pure-electric SUV (2022)

Aston Martin has active the Lagonda name as “the world’s aboriginal aught discharge affluence brand”. Its aboriginal archetypal will be a pure-electric SUV affiliated to the All-Terrain Abstraction (above) appear at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, with a affluence auto acceptable to follow.

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On auction now Evija

Coming soon TBC

Fifteen years afterwards assembly of the allegorical Esprit ended, Lotus is abiding to supercars. The amazing Lotus Evija (pronounced “e-vi-ya”) is the firm’s aboriginal pure-electric assembly car and its best acute car ever. Lotus says its 1,973bhp and 1,254 lb ft of torque are acceptable abundant for a 0-62mph time of beneath three seconds, a amazing sub-nine-seconds time for 0-186mph and a top acceleration of 200mph .

The mid-mounted arrangement pack, developed by the Williams Formula 1 team’s Advanced Engineering analysis is acceptable for 250 afar per charge, beneath the WLTP analysis cycle, and is able of charging speeds of up to 800kW – added than alert the ability of alike the newest bearing of ultra-fast (350kW) accessible chargers actuality formed out in the UK. If you can acquisition one (perhaps at chase tracks, one day), at that acceleration Evija would recharge absolutely from collapsed in aloof nine minutes, Lotus claims.

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On auction now None

Coming soon Alfieri (2020); Ghibli electric, Levante electric and Quattroporte electric (by 2022)

Maserati has never congenital a pure-electric car afore but that hasn’t choleric the Italian firm’s aught discharge ambitions. By 2022, about every agent it makes will accept a pure-electric variant, but in the concurrently the aggregation will barrage an electric adaptation of the Alfieri admirable tourer, which launches with petrol ability afterwards this year.

Mazda is to become the latest car maker to bandy its hat into the electric car ring; acknowledging it will acknowledge its aboriginal pure-electric assembly archetypal in October 2019. Little abroad about the car is accustomed so far, admitting Mazda’s claims its new EV is “completely new” suggests it will be a standalone model, rather than a zero-emissions adaptation of a agent it already makes.

On auction now None

Coming anon Unspecified mass-market pure-electric car (date TBC)

On auction now EQC

Coming soon EQV bodies carrier (2020); 10 pure-electric models on auction by 2025; no petrol or diesel-powered models by 2039

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Like Audi, Mercedes-Benz has an arrangement of electric cars on the way. Including the EQC affluence SUV that’s aloof gone on sale, no beneath than 10 pure-electric models will accompany the Mercedes ambit aural the abutting six years. Mercedes has additionally become one of the aboriginal car companies to accomplish to an engine-less future: from 2039, you won’t be able to buy a Mercedes that’s powered by petrol or diesel.

On auction now ZS EV

Coming soon TBC

MG will bandy its hat into the electric car arena afterwards this year with a pure-electric adaptation of its ZS crossover. It’s not bright yet aback added pure-electric models will accompany the range, admitting the electrification ambitions of MG’s Chinese ancestor aggregation SAIC advance added zero-emission cars will anon be on their way.

On auction now None

Coming anon Mini Cooper SE auto (March 2020)

MINI will anon barrage one of the best important models in its 60-year history: a pure-electric adaptation of the approved three-door hatchback. While it doesn’t accept the best ambit for an electric supermini, the MINI Cooper SE can still go up to 144 afar on a distinct charge, and the car maker claims a 50kW DC accelerated charging point can booty the arrangement from abandoned to 80% in 35 minutes.

As a BMW-owned brand, MINI will account from its German parent’s accord with Jaguar Land Rover, as they accordingly advance their abutting bearing of electric drivetrains.

On auction now Leaf, e-NV200 Combi van

Coming anon Eight new pure-electric models common by 2022

Despite actuality one of the aboriginal antecedents of avant-garde mass-market electric cars, Nissan’s electric agent ambit isn’t that extensive: it currently abandoned comprises the Leaf auto and van-derived e-NV200 bodies carrier.

But Nissan’s battery-powered ambit is set to quadruple in admeasurement by 2022, as it has accustomed the development of eight pure-electric models aural the abutting three years — admitting it’s cryptic how abounding of them will be awash in Britain.

On auction now None

Coming soon e-208 (early 2020), e-2008 (2020), e-3008 (2020)

Peugeot has dabbled with pure-electric cars before, but the accessible e-208 supermini will be the aboriginal one it’s fabricated with 18-carat on-paper boilerplate appeal. Admitting prices accept yet to be revealed, Peugeot claims the e-208 can go a accessible 211 afar on a distinct charge, and it reportedly takes 30 account to top up 80% of the battery’s accommodation application a 100kW accelerated charger. Expect it to go on auction afore the end of the year, with deliveries in 2020.

The e-208 will sit alongside petrol versions of the 208 in a new “Choose your Peugeot, accept your powertrain” strategy, in which all models by 2023 will accept a constituent variant. Peugeot told us that agency a pure-electric advantage for the abate models and a constituent amalgam for beyond models, like the 508 and 5008 SUV.

When asked if balmy hybrids with no pure-electric active would be an option, a agent told us, “No, as we’re in it for the ecology benefits, not as a tax dodge.”

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On auction now None

Coming anon Polestar 2 (2020)

Volvo’s achievement cast Polestar has been spun off as an electric car maker of its own, with Polestar 1 — its aboriginal alms — actuality a constituent hybrid, but the aftereffect Polestar 2 will run on arrangement ability alone.

Orders are now actuality accustomed for the Polestar 2, with deliveries set to activate ancient in 2020, and it’s acceptable an SUV or two will accompany the Polestar ambit anon after.

On auction now Taycan (available to order)

Coming soon Taycan Cross Turismo (late 2020); Macan (date TBC); Cayman and Boxster (2023)

Sports car maker Porsche has no advisedly about all-embracing the abeyant of electric power. Its aboriginal pure-electric model, the Taycan (pronounced tie-kann, apparently) sports saloon, arrives afore the end of the year, and the off-roader-style Cross Turismo alternative will be apparent in 2020.

Electric powertrains are set to accompany Porsche’s added boilerplate models afterwards bottomward the line, too, as the car maker will advertise petrol-powered and pure-electric versions of the abutting Macan SUV, and the Cayman and Boxster sports cars are acceptable go pure-electric in about 2023.

There are no affairs to accomplish the 911 pure-electric, admitting there will acceptable be a constituent amalgam advantage of the 992 in the future.

On auction now TBC

Coming soon Battista hypercar (2020)

Ninety years afterwards it was founded as a coachbuilder, Pininfarina is set to barrage its aboriginal acquaintance car: the pure-electric Battista hypercar. The Battista comes with amazing achievement claims: 1,900hp, a top acceleration in balance of 217mph and 0-60mph in beneath than 2sec. Nartually, this all comes at a price: added than £2m a pop.

It may pave the way for a ambit of added affordable electric Pininfarina alley cars, though: afterwards this year we’re assured to see an SUV archetypal accustomed at the time of autograph abandoned by its “PF1” codename, although it’s absurd to accomplish assembly afore 2021 (if at all).

On auction now Twizy, Zoe

Coming soon Eight pure-electric models by 2022

Like sister aggregation Nissan, Renault got into the electric car bold actual early, with the cast of the Fluence Z.E., Twizy and Zangoo Z.E, but its electric archetypal ambit is currently absolutely limited: the abandoned able car it sells in Britain is the Zoe supermini.

That’s set to change soon, however, as Renault aims to barrage eight pure-electric models common aural the abutting three years — though, as with Nissan, it’s not yet bright how abounding of them will appear to the UK.

On auction now None

Coming soon C_Two (sold out; assembly begins in 2020)

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The Rimac Concept_One electric hypercar that Richard Hammond infamously comatose on The Admirable Tour now has a successor: the succinctly-named “C_Two”. Like the Concept_One, the C_Two aims to redefine what a pure-electric achievement car is able of: the electric motors are claimed to accomplish a accumulated achievement of 1,888bhp, and Rimac says the C_Two has a abeyant top acceleration in the arena of 258mph.

The big question, though: will Hammond be adventurous abundant to drive it in anger?

On auction now None

Coming soon Mii electric (autumn 2019); pure-electric auto (by 2020)

SEAT will anon access the electric car affray with a two pure-electric models: a battery-powered adaptation of the Mii burghal car and a Leon-sized five-door ancestors hatchback. No added models accept been appear so far but as allotment of the VW Group, which has aggressive electric car plans, it’s acceptable that several added zero-emission powertrains will crawl bottomward to the Spanish brand’s portfolio over the abutting bristles years. It’s account acquainted that sister cast Skoda has affairs for five pure-electric models by 2025 (see below).

On auction now None

Coming soon Citigo iV (2020); bristles pure-electric models (by 2025)

Though it can trace its roots aback about to the actual aurora of the car industry, Skoda has abandoned now started to body electric cars. By aboriginal abutting year, a battery-powered adaptation of the VW Up!-based Citigo will admission in UK showrooms, with a mid-sized coupé-SUV basic allotment of a five-model electric accomplishment afterward that.

On auction now EQ fortwo, EQ forfour