We recently covered the most expensive electric vehicles on the road in 2021, focused on consumer-grade vehicles you’d actually see on the road. Much of the feedback felt that many of the EVs listed weren’t truly the most expensive. One might argue for the most expensive vehicles mass-produced for average consumers, but that’s beside the point. We heard you and have now compiled the most expensive electric vehicles on the planet, regardless of how many truly exist or if they’re actually available for sale. Enjoy.
NIO EP9 Stories February 22
NIO EP9 Stories January 10
If you’re reading this article, you know Tesla. You may even be reading this from inside your Model 3 as it’s docked at a Supercharger. As we desperately scramble away from the ceaseless test of will that was 2020, we look toward to the new year with newfound hope and optimism. 2021 is a big year for everyone and everything, including electric vehicles. To help keep you in the know for the future, here are several of the best Tesla alternatives and where they currently lie on their journey up the EV ladder.
NIO EP9 Stories July 16, 2018
The Goodwood hill climb this weekend was dominated by all-electric vehicles. Nio’s EP9 all-electric hypercar and VW’s Pikes Peak I.D. R all-electric race car took over Goodwood with new records. expand full story
NIO EP9 Stories May 16, 2017
NIO EP9 Stories May 13, 2017
One by one, EVs are decimating records set by internal combustion engine vehicles. NIO/NextEV’s $1.48 million electric supercar, the NIO EP9, has set a new lap record around one of the world’s most famous and grueling racetracks, the Nurburgring Nordschleife. The car managed a time of 6:45.90, which is the fastest lap ever set by an electric vehicle around the track – and in fact is faster than any production vehicle, electric or otherwise, beating the Lamborghini Huracan Performante by just over 6 seconds. expand full story
NIO EP9 Stories April 19, 2017
After unveiling its ‘EVE’ concept, an all-electric and autonomous vehicle, and raising ‘up to $600 million’ in latest round led by Baidu, NIO is now unveiling its first “production vehicle” at the Shanghai Auto Show today.
The vehicle is called NIO ES8 and it is a full size 7-seater electric SUV. expand full story
NIO EP9 Stories February 27, 2017
The ‘NIO EP9’, an all-electric supercar which has been dubbed the “fastest electric car in the world”, set two new records last week at the Circuit of the Americas Race Track in Austin, Texas. The company made the announcement today along with the confirmation of a US debut next month following its world launch in London last year. expand full story
NIO EP9 Stories November 21, 2016
Today, electric car startup NextEV launched a new brand ‘NIO’ and its first electric car ‘NIO EP9’ at the Saatchi Gallery in London. The company is claiming that the ‘NIO EP9’ is the “fastest electric car in the world” after releasing lap records of the vehicle beating EV records in Nürburgring and at Circuit Paul Ricard in France over the past few weeks. expand full story