It seems that interest in electric sports cars is increasing worldwide as searches for sports EVs have increased by 400% in the past year. But what is the fastest electric sports car on the market? The Porsche Taycan Turbo S has been revealed as the fastest electric sports car, with a score of 9.64 out of 10 in the speed index www.uswitch.com/electric-car/ev-charging/.
This study created a points-based index that determined the top 10 fastest electric sports cars on the market by evaluating two main factors, the acceleration speed (0-100 km/h seconds) and the top speed of 55 sports EVs, resulting in a final score speed.
The German Taycan Turbo S takes just 2.8 seconds to reach 100 km/h and has the fastest acceleration of all cars analysed. Top speed is 260 mph, which is equivalent to the Tesla Model 3 Performance, but a half-second difference in acceleration time (2.8s for the Porsche and 3.3s for the Tesla) puts this model in first place with the highest overall speed score.
Tesla’s Model 3 Performance follows as the second fastest electric sports car, with an overall speed score of 9.55 out of 10. This EV has a top speed of 260 mph, equivalent to the Kia EV6 GT (4th place), and has the ability to from 0-100 km/h (62 mph) in 3.3 s. The Tesla Model 3’s performance has a 78% acceleration increase over its sister model, the Tesla Model Y, which is in eighth place.
The Audi E-tron GT RS comes in third, with an overall speed score of 9.38 out of 10. When it comes to acceleration, the Audi matches the Tesla Model 3, taking 3.3 seconds to reach 100 km/h. reach. However, with a top speed of 250 mph, the E-tron GT RS (155 mph) falls in third place, being nearly 5% slower than the Model 3 Performance (162 mph).
Uswitch.com/ev-charging conducted this research to identify the fastest EVs on the market, taking into account performance metrics such as acceleration rate and top speed. Vehicle performance statistics were obtained from the EV database.
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