Reviews First Drives

First Drives

First impressions & drives of electric vehicles by the editors

Citroen Ami review

Citroen Ami first drive: The all-electric quadricycle

The Citroen Ami is a compact all-electric quadricycle that aims to bring urban mobility to a wider audience. Its classification, size and limited speed make it a...
Citroen e-C4 review

Citroen e-C4 first drive: A comfortable all-electric SUV

Citroen has been part of Groupe PSA since 1976, and its latest vehicle to market represents a first for the group: the e-C4 is the manufacturer's first...
BMW i3s 120Ah review

BMW i3s 120Ah first drive (2021): A stylish all-electric city car

First launched in 2013, the all-electric BMW i3 has grown in popularity among consumers for its stylish looks and its eco-credentials – our interview with Formula E...
BMW 330e M Sport Touring

BMW 330e M Sport Touring first drive (2021): The ultimate hybrid estate?

The BMW 330e M Sport Touring is a plug-in hybrid estate that shares the same DNA as its saloon-sized sibling. From the vehicle's sporty design to its...
Lotus Evija first look

Lotus Evija: First look of the all-electric British hypercar

The Lotus Evija is the first fully-electric British hypercar. With unparalleled performance and a target power output of 2,000 PS, it sets new standards in terms of...
Renault Megane E-Tech

Renault Megane E-Tech first drive: A £30,685 plug-in hybrid estate

Earlier this year, Renault announced its new Megane E-Tech, a hybrid estate – the Sport Touring. At launch, the estate comes in two different models: the 'Iconic'...
Renault Clio E-Tech

Renault Clio E-Tech first drive: A £19,595 hybrid supermini

Renault’s new hybrid version of its popular supermini, the Clio, is here. The Clio E-Tech is expected to arrive in October and will start from £19,595. It's...
Renault Captur E-Tech

Renault Captur E-Tech first drive: The £30,495 plug-in hybrid SUV

Renault’s compact SUV, the Captur, now has a hybrid sibling – the E-Tech Captur. The French manufacturer's latest Sport Utility Vehicle starts from £30,495 for the ‘S...
BMW 330e side view

BMW 330e M Sport first drive: A 292hp hybrid saloon

The BMW 330e is a 3 Series plug-in hybrid saloon that not only delivers better performance over the pure petrol or diesel variant, but also significantly lowers...
BMW X5 xDrive45e side

BMW X5 xDrive45e M Sport first drive: A 394hp plug-in hybrid SUV

A Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV), or as BMW coins it a Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV), combines the best elements of an off-road and road vehicle into one...