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It is looked upon the fact that in the automotive world of the near future, electric vehicles will be playing a much more effectual role with certainty. The use of electric automobiles, which will have an increased range and dropped prices due to the production costs, will spread. The official number of sales of these types of vehicles, which travel with zero emission and without harming nature, will increase in our country in the future. Here are all the electric models sold in our country from motorcycle like vehicles to luxury sports cars.

THE IDEAL VEHICLE FOR URBAN CRUISING: RENAULT TWIZY 
Out of the electric models sold in our country, the Renault Twizy draws attention to itself as a special quadricycle vehicle with back-to-back two-seater design. The 100 percent electric model, which targets an economic and environmentalist drive and a fun experience, is especially an ideal vehicle for urban use. The Twizy, which can fit even the smallest parking spots, can be charged through a 220 V city grid. The 13 kW (17 HP) engine of the vehicle can reach up to 80 km/h. The Twizy, which is charged in approximately 3.5 hours, can travel over 100 km on a single charge. The Twizy, which has all the equipments that classic vehicles have such as an automatic transmission, airbags and primarily an entertainment system, is sold for 13.700 Euros in our country.

THE LEADER OF THE ELECTRIC MODELS AT RANGE: RENAULT ZOE
The Renault ZOE, which has the record of being the most sold electric vehicle model in the world, was planned as an electric vehicle from the start. The ZOE, which is impossible not to be recognized as an electric car at first glance, attracts attention as a vehicle appropriate for any type of use. The ZOE, which has a 65 kW (88 HP) electric engine, can go from zero to 50km/h in 4 seconds thanks to its high torque generation. The vehicle that has a smart charge system can recharge its battery from any type of electrical grid in 4-10 hours and can travel over 200 km on a single charge. The ZOE, much like the other electric models, is an almost completely silent vehicle. That is why; it has a special system that emits an artificial engine sound when it is cruising at a speed higher than 50 km/h. As the Renault ZOE is sold for 66.500 TL in our country, its monthly battery rentals begin from 59 Euro.

SMALL, LUXURIOUS, AND ECONOMIC: BMW i3
The German automobile producer BMW is also one of the brands that are self-assured about their electric models. BMW that makes models with the i brand has positioned the i3 to be the featured premium urban car in this field. The vehicle that can travel 200 km on a single charge has a 170 HP electric engine. The electric bill for traveling 100km by the BMW i3 is only 3 TL. The rear-wheel drive BMW i3 provides a unique and almost completely quiet driving experience besides zero emission in use. The BMW i3 that can be charged 80 percent at any outlet in 8 hours has the ability to drop this duration down to 30 minutes at quick charge stations. The special unit designed for the BMW i series that can be set up at work or at home can reduce the time to charge your vehicle by half and ensure a safer charging process. The price of the vehicle is 149.500 TL in our country.

IN THE SUPER SPORTS CAR LEAGUE: BMW i8
BMW gives hints in i8 model to how the super sports cars of the future will be like. The i8 that catches eyes with its extraordinary looks uses a tri-cylinder 1.5-liter turbo gas engine and an electric engine together. The combination of the two engines offers the power of a 358 HP combo-engine to the user. Carbon-fiber use on the outer body panels of the BMW i8 enables the vehicle to be light and durable. The maximum speed of the vehicle that can reach from zero to 100 km in 5 seconds is 250 km/h. The charge duration of the batteries is 1 hour and 45 minutes. The super sports car, which has a 2+2 passenger capacity, can travel 35km on only its electric engine. When the gasoline engine works as well, it proves itself as an economic and fast vehicle with 3lt gas consumption per 100km. Just as the BMW i8’s features, its price in Turkey is also high: 589 thousand TL to be exact.