When it comes to cars, there is a variety to choose from. Some are fueled with gas others are electric. There are those that are affordable, and there are others that are too expensive. Among all, the latest trend is the electric car. These automobiles aim to promote a pollution-free environment by not using gasoline. Although electric cars are great options, these are rather costly. Let’s take a look at the world’s most expensive electric cars.
5. Lightning GT, $239,400
Developed by the Lightning Car Company, the Lightning GT is a super fast sports car that runs on battery or electricity. It embodies an expensive yet innovative technology, thus, reflecting a costly price. The first batch of Lightning GT cars were delivered in 2014 and 2015.
4. Eliica Eight – Wheeled Electric Car, $255,000
Apart from the design, its the price that makes the Eliica Eight car a true stand out. This is a Lithium-Ion battery-operated car that has 8 wheels, making it look like a futuristic ride. It can reach a maximum speed of 230 miles per hour.
3. Mercedes-Benz SLS Electric Gullwing E-Cell, $550,000
Mercedes-Benz’s SLS Electric Gullwing E-Cell is the fastest production electric car in the world. Its price is two times higher than the Eliica Eight, however, it is believed to be the most powerful among all electric cars.
2. Rimac Concept One, $1 million
The Rimac Concept One car is expected to hit the market by the end of the year. It is equipped with an innovative magnet synchronous motor, which is one-of-a-kind, making it among the fastest beasts on the road.
1. Rolls-Royce Phantom Experimental Electric Car, $1.6 million
The Phantom Experimental Electric Car by Rolls-Royce combines ecology and luxury into one vehicle. And of course, it comes with a jaw-dropping price tag. Because it is powered by the largest electric car battery in the world, it can speed up to 60 miles per hour in less than eight seconds. As of now, this vehicle is at its experimental stage. Nevertheless, car enthusiasts are now looking forward to its production.