Hybrid, electric, hydrogen - there has been an impressive showcase of green cars at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. Almost all car brands have their green cars at their booth. While some of it are still prototypes, others are realistic, economic and set to arrive at dealerships soon. Check out all the green cars below and see exciting developments that await the market.
GLM G4: The Japanese Tesla
The GLM G4 has been referred to as the Japanese Tesla. GLM is a handmade Japanese manufacturer founded by a former CEO of Sony, which seeks excellence with its electric propulsion base G4, a real supercar dream. GLM stands for Green Lord Motors, making the intention of the brand clear as they want to dominate. The GLM G4 has an average range of 400 kilometers, its 2 electric motors developing 540 hp and 1,000 Nm of torque, allowing it to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.7 seconds.To develop the G4, GLM cooperated with Dutch manufacturer Savage Rivale and former engineers of Nissan and Toyota.
Generation Mercedes EQ: Future SUV and Electric Cars
Mercedes has presented newest brand EQ at the Paris Motor Show for what should be a future range of cars specifically developed as pure electric models. The generation's first creation is one SUV 'coupe' that is sporty-looking. It is equipped with certain futuristic solutions, with the Generation set to be capable of 500 kilometers of autonomy.
From the first to the second generation Ampera, everything about the car except its name has changed. The brand is now badged with an "e," however, which stands for pure electric car. It has the system of extended autonomy that will enable the Ampera-e 320 kilometers of autonomy, and a much better exterior design with its new type of urban body.
Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid
The Panamera has been a good test for Porsche to apply, refine and evolved in its hybrid technology. The previous Panamera had two hybrid versions and the new one will be more powerful than ever and more efficient, the Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid will for the first time be an all-wheel drive .
Renault ZOE ZE40
Gone are the days of the Renault ZOE having only 210 km of autonomy. With a new engine and a much powerful battery, the new Renault ZOE ZE40 almost double the capacity of its predecessor and now has 400km of autonomy in it.
Toyota FCV Plus Fuel Cell Hydrogen
Those who know a lot about cars say that hydrogen is the future of ecological and inexhaustible vehicles. Toyota also knows this and after having the hydrogen-powered Toyota Mirai on the streets, the next would be the Toyota FCV Plus, a futuristic concept that could be pioneering tomorrow's green cars. The Toyota FCV Concept Plus measures 3.80 m long , 1.75 m wide, 1.54 m high and have a very futuristic look.
Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in
Toyota Prius Prime is said to be the most efficient hybrid car today. The new Toyota Prius boasts some outstanding efficiency averaging only 1.4 L/100 km according to the New European Driving Cycle. With lithium-ion of 8.8 kWh capacity at optimal load the new Toyota Prius Prime may go as long as 50 km, a distance that practically doubles the Prius Plug-in first generation. It can also run at a maximum speed of 135 km/h (compared to the 85 km/h of the first-generation Prius plug-in).
Volkswagen ID: The Great Revolution
After the emission scandal hits Volkswagen, they truly redeem themselves with their Volkswagen ID. it will be the brand of their future electric cars, replacing the VW e-Golf. The Volkswagen ID is powered by an electric motor with an output of 125 kW and a range of 400 to 600 km with a single recharge
Watch the video below to checkout all the green cars at Paris Motor Show. Can any one of it upstage Tesla? Leave your answers in the comments section below.