Reviews First Drives

First Drives

First impressions & drives of electric vehicles by the editors of TotallyEV

Nissan Qashqai e-Power review

Nissan Qashqai e-Power first drive: A new hybrid SUV

The Nissan Qashqai has seen worldwide success following its introduction to the market in 2006. Now in its third generation, the compact crossover SUV is being sold...
Nissan Ariya review

Nissan Ariya first drive: The best looking electric SUV

The Nissan Ariya is the automaker's second consumer-led fully electric vehicle. It follows on from the success of the Leaf, which at the time of writing, has...
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 i4 review

BMW i4 first drive: The best electric BMW?

The BMW i4 is the first saloon and M-badged electric vehicle from the manufacturer. It marks a new era for the German automaker that's progressively electrifying its...
BMW i3s 120Ah review

BMW i3s 120Ah first drive (2023): 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...
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'...
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...
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...
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 M Sport Touring

BMW 330e M Sport Touring first drive (2023): 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...