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As we make our way further into 2024, we’re on the cusp of a remarkable era in automotive innovation. The EV sector is buzzing with anticipation as new models are set to redefine our driving experience and take sustainability to the next level.
In this article, we’ll be your guide, spotlighting four standout EV models that are ready to hit the roads this year. We’ll dive into what makes these new electric vehicles so exciting and unique. So, buckle up as we explore these innovative EVs of 2024 and what they signify for the future of this rapidly evolving industry.
Land Rover, a brand synonymous with luxury and rugged capability, is venturing into new terrain with their first all-electric Range Rover model set to debut this year. This leap into the world of EVs marks a significant milestone for Land Rover, demonstrating their commitment to sustainable motoring without compromising the performance and comfort their customers have come to expect.
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The Range Rover Electric brings a host of innovative features to the table. It’s not just about swapping an internal combustion engine for an electric powertrain. Land Rover has gone the extra mile to ensure that their electric offering delivers a driving experience that’s as exceptional as it is eco-friendly.
From advanced battery technology to intelligent regenerative braking systems, the new EV features coming in 2024 from Land Rover are sure to turn heads. The electric Range Rover promises smooth acceleration, impressive range, and a quiet yet powerful ride. And let’s not forget the state-of-the-art infotainment system and next-generation driver assistance techs that elevate the driving experience to new heights.
This all-electric version of Ford’s SUV is one of the most anticipated new EVs for 2024. The five-seater sustainable alternative promises to blend Ford’s robust and reliable engineering with cutting-edge electric vehicle technology.
Its unique exterior design is hard to miss. With angular headlights, an upright front end and black cladding, the Explorer EV has an off-road look that’s both rugged and stylish. Inside, you’ll find a large touchscreen interface and hidden storage, giving the best of both practicality and sophistication.
Buyers can choose between a 52kWh or a 77kWh battery. The larger battery, paired with rear-wheel drive, delivers an impressive 335 miles of range. Even the smaller battery can cover up to 220 miles on a single charge. And, when it comes to power, the Explorer EV is no slouch. You have the option of a single 285bhp motor or dual motors with an output of 340hp.
But here’s the cherry on top: the Explorer EV can go from 10-80% charge in just 25 minutes with a DC fast charger, making road trips and daily commutes a breeze.
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Another exciting new EV for 2024 is the Polestar 4. This fresh addition to the Polestar line-up is set to hit the UK market later this year.
The Polestar 4 stands out with its unique design, described as a coupe-SUV. It’s positioned between the Polestar 2 and 3 in terms of size and price, but it’s the design features that really catch the eye.
From the lower nose and slimmer lights to flush glazing and retractable door handles, every element is innovative. The absence of a rear window, replaced by cameras and mirrors is a bold move (and may well prove a divisive one) but could nevertheless add to its futuristic appeal.
Under the bonnet, the Polestar 4 impresses with a long-range 102kWh batter, offering either rear or four-wheel drive. The expected range is 350 miles, and fast charging at up to 200kW ensures you’re always ready to hit the road.
Adding to its tech prowess, the Polestar 4 also comes equipped with advanced safety systems, including 12 cameras, radar, ultrasonic sensors, and even self-driving technology supported by LiDAR sensors and a bespoke software platform.
This innovative new EV is also a thing of sublime beauty. Step inside, and you’re greeted by an interior inspired by the world of haute fashion. Soft, sustainable materials create a warm but classy environment. The 10.2-inch instrument screen and 15.4-inch Google-powered touchscreen ensure high-tech convenience at your fingertips.
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The Audi Avant A6 E-Tron combines Audi’s renowned design and performance prowess with the power of e-mobility. Based on Audi’s latest PPE EV platform, this car is expected to offer a 100kWh battery capacity, providing a whopping (if theoretical) range of 400 miles.
What makes the A6 E-tron truly stand out are its unique features, though. The high-lifting hatchback opening promises to make boot loading your EV easier than ever. And, while it will be equipped with conventional door mirrors, digital cameras may be offered as an option for those looking to stay ahead of the curve.
The swooping lines of the A6 Avant concept are expected to find their way into this model, making it a head-turner on the roads. And let’s not forget the go-faster Rs6 E-tron version, which is anticipated to offer over 600bhp.
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The impact of these new EVs in 2024 is generally expected to be positive. The fact that major automotive manufacturers like Audi, Ford, and Land Rover are prioritising all-electric versions of their models sends a powerful signal to the automotive sector to embrace the opportunities offered by EVs.
At SG Fleet, we’re big fans of EVs, and are passionate about making the shift from traditional to electric vehicles as smooth as possible. Our eStart scheme is evidence of this dedication, as is our consecutive winning of the Business Car Best Eco Initiative award.
We also offer a bespoke leasing solution; Novalease. It’s available to use with any car in the UK market, meaning it can be tailored to exclusively EV use. With convenient payment options and comprehensive support, it’s available for initial rental of 1, 3, 6, 9, or 12 months.
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