Last week, German supercar manufacturers Apollo Future Mobility Group Limited (Apollo), formerly known as Gumpert, revealed their all-electric car concept at the China International Import Expo (CIIE). The EVision Electric Sedan (great name, we know!) concept outlines a future product roadmap that defines Apollo’s transition to clean mobility. It takes the best of the Apollo IE design and technology from their supercars and squeezes it into a more usable and universal vehicle.
Apollo themselves say the EVision Electric Sedan makes a statement to all electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers that electric motoring doesn’t need to be boring, anonymous or utilitarian. When produced, the EVision Electric Sedan will also be joined by an EVision X SUV, another all-electric vehicle. At the moment, Apollo says they are planning to begin production of both EVs by the end of 2023.
The EVision Electric Sedan has a fantastic design. It looks as stunning as you’d expect an Apollo vehicle to look. Keen to impress all markets, the four seater EVision Electric Sedan provides lots of room for families while maintaining their bold, sporty look.
As well as showing off their two concept cars, Apollo were keen to boast about their electric crate powertrain. Developed by Apollo Advanced Technologies, it features a three-in-one dual inverter that uses 800V silicon carbide technology for higher efficiency. It also has two brand new 800V axial flux electric motors that are mounted within the chassis. These are coupled to planetary gearboxes to provide a compact transmission unit.
Unfortunately, that is all we know about the EVision Electric Sedan so far! We’re super excited just by the design of this EV, and hope to hear more details from Apollo soon. We’ll keep you updated, but for now why not check out the brand new EVs coming to EVision Electric Vehicles soon?!
The EV6 is coming to EVision EVs!
After their very successful first all-electric vehicle, the Kia e-Niro, the South Korean manufacturers have just released their newest model, the Kia EV6. We’re so excited to add the fantastic EV6 to our fleet soon!
Similarly to the e-Niro, the Kia EV6 is a great family size electric vehicle. However, this time Kia have opted for a more sporty and modern design. The EV6 is fitted with a 77.4kWh battery and can travel up to 316 miles on a charge, this is more than the impressive 282 miles the e-Niro provides.
Eventually, you’ll probably need to charge your EV6 and Kia has made it as easy as possible. With the 800V high-speed, multi-charging system you can charge the Kia EV6 from 10% – 80% in less than 18 minutes. That is impressive!
That’s not even the best bit though. Thanks to ultra-fast charging, you can add 60 miles of range in just four minutes! This makes all journeys much easier and allows you to find time for the things that really matter.
The feature we are dying to try out though is the vehicle-to-load function. With this feature, the Kia EV6 can supply up to 3.6kW of electricity to support your day to day life. Imagine you’ve rocked up to a picnic in the park and you need a power supply to serve hot food. The EV6 can do that for you!
Within the charging port there’s a third plug socket that is compatible with a three pin plug. This means you can plug in anything from laptop chargers to slow cookers. It’s an absolutely brilliant idea from Kia, and many other manufacturers are following suit.
If you want to test out the Kia EV6, please register your interest here. We know these are going to be very popular!
A car of the future?
The next EV joining our fleet is the spectacular Hyundai Ioniq 5. There’s been lots of hype for this electric vehicle online and off. When we exhibited at the Fully Charged Show in August 2021, we were able to see the Ioniq 5 in person for the first time and boy does it look lovely.
Hyundai has focused on a really sleek and futuristic design. At the front, you’re met with sci-fi style lights in place of a grille. These are made out of 256 Parametric LED pixels and look almost jewel-like.
The modern design continues to the back of the vehicle, and perhaps gets even more unique as something is definitely missing… All of the new Ioniq 5s do not have a rear window wiper. Yes, you did read that correctly! Instead, Hyundai’s innovative aerodynamics do all the work of clearing the rear windscreen.
Inside is minimalistic, as expected, and the quality is fantastic. There’s an impressive amount of space as well as a central storage unit that can slide into the back. A great idea for those in the back seats as they’ll be able to use this however they please. Whether as a desk, laptop stand or mini picnic table, this is another innovative addition by Hyundai.
Now onto the important parts… The Ioniq 5 can travel up to 298 miles on a single charge, depending on the battery size you choose. It also comes with ultra-fast charging which means you can go from 10% – 80% in 18 minutes. Plus, a top speed of 115mph. Great specs all around for the Ioniq 5!
Are you interested in hiring the Ioniq 5? We would recommend adding your name to our waiting list, here!
We could only be talking about one manufacturer that is known for their aggressive characteristics. Yes, of course we’re talking about Audi – specifically the newest all-electric, the Q4 e-tron.
Audi has really hit the ground running when it comes to putting electric cars together and the Q4 is no exception. However, Audi has somehow managed to confuse people with the naming of their electric vehicles. Although named the Q4, this EV comes under the e-tron category.
Branded by the manufacturer’s as a “fully electric all rounder”, the Q4 e-tron available soon at EVision are fitted with a 51.5kWh battery. This will provide drivers with a generous 208 miles of range, a maximum speed of 118mph and 0-60mph in just 6.8 seconds.
Audi has also managed to shave some time off of charging times compared to their original e-tron. The Q4 can charge to 100% in eight hours when using a 7kW charger, which is what you would generally find at residential homes or workplaces.
When you’re looking to charge on the go, the Q4 only takes 40 minutes to reach 80% charge. This is when you use a ‘fast’ charger, which has 50kW outage, like ones you would find on motorway services.
The Q4 is packed with the latest technology, including a new optional head-up display which uses augmented reality to project driver information onto the road. There’s also an optional SONOS premium sound system, MMI Navigation plus a 10.1-inch touchscreen.
The Audi Q4 e-tron is due to be delivered any day now! To hire the Audi Q4 please enter your details here!
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