6 Brand New Electric Vehicles for 2024

As the deadline for the 2030 ban on the sale of new diesel and petrol cars approaches, the automotive industry is witnessing a surge in the introduction of electric vehicles (EVs). With this shift, manufacturers are unveiling an array of new battery electric vehicles to meet the evolving demands of consumers and fleets alike. Here, we highlight six noteworthy electric vehicles set to hit the market this year, offering a glimpse into the future of sustainable transportation. When these are released for ordering Advanced Vehicle Contracts will be able to offer great Finance Lease, Business contract hire and Personal contract hire deals.

1. Audi Q6 e-tron

Available: April

Range: Up to 381 miles

Audi enters the electric SUV arena with the launch of the Q6 e-tron, marking the debut of a refreshed lineup for the brand. Scheduled for release in April with a starting price of £68,975, this model boasts a 100kWh battery delivering an impressive range of 381 miles. The Q6 e-tron is the first Audi model to utilize the Premium Platform Electric (PPE), developed in collaboration with Porsche. Inside, a driver-centric cabin features a 14.5-inch central touchscreen and Android-based software, along with a separate display for passengers.

2. BMW i5 Touring

Available: May

Range: Up to 348 miles

BMW introduces the i5 Touring as the first executive electric estate car, following the success of its i5 saloon counterpart. Expected to hit the market in May, prices start at £69,040. Offering two variants, eDrive40 and M60, powered by an 81kWh battery, the i5 Touring provides ranges of up to 348 miles and 314 miles, respectively. With a spacious 570-litre boot, expandable to 1,700 litres, this model combines practicality with sustainable performance.

3. Citroen e-C3

Available: Spring

Range: Up to 199 miles

Replacing the existing C3 supermini, Citroen introduces the e-C3, featuring a compact crossover design and a raised ride height. Set for release in spring with an anticipated price below £23,000, the e-C3 is equipped with a 44kWh battery offering a range of 199 miles. With 100kW DC charging capability, this model ensures efficient charging, enabling 20%-80% top-ups in just 26 minutes.

4. Cupra Tavascan

Available: Early 2024

Range: 341 miles

Cupra unveils the Tavascan, its second fully electric model, characterized by its striking coupe silhouette and aggressive front-end design. Utilizing the Volkswagen Group’s MEB platform, the Tavascan offers two power outputs, with a single motor variant delivering 286PS and a dual-motor all-wheel-drive version producing 340PS. With a 77kWh battery, this model achieves a range of approximately 341 miles, complemented by rapid charging capabilities.

5. Dacia Spring

Available: October

Range: Up to 137 miles

Positioned as the most affordable electric car in the UK, the Dacia Spring presents a compact crossover design at a starting price of £14,995. With plastic body cladding and a simplistic interior, this budget-friendly model offers a WLTP combined range of up to 137 miles. Available in two trim levels, the Spring caters to a wide range of consumers seeking an accessible entry into electric mobility.

6. Ford Explorer

Available: Available to order now

Range: Up to 374 miles

Joining Ford's expanding electric lineup, the Explorer utilizes the same underpinnings as the VW ID 4, marking a significant step towards electrification for the brand. With three powertrain options and prices starting at less than £40,000, the Explorer offers versatility and efficiency. Boasting a range of up to 374 miles with an 82kWh battery, this model delivers a compelling combination of performance and sustainability.

This is only a small selection of electric vehicles entering the market this year with many manufacturers yet to announce there new flagship electric vehicles for 2024. As and when they do enter the market Advanced vehicle contracts will offer some great lease deals on them to our clients.

With more and more manufacturers chasing a percentage of the ever growing electric market, the consumer reaps the rewards of the competition due to prices on vehicles falling and technology increasing as a by product of manufacturers' attempts to stay at the top of such a competitive market.

Check out two of our current favourite electric vehicles we have on offer below!