50 Future EVs Worth Waiting For

By automotive-mag.com 27 Min Read

Even though electric vehicles still make up a minority of the total market share, and sales are starting to cool, automakers still have big plans for electrification. Most companies have an EV in their lineup, or will soon have one, while others are going fully electric within the next few years.

Big brands like Ford and Chevrolet are making strides in the EV space, while the likes of Lucid, Rivian, and Tesla aim to roll out products as buyers clamor for more. Between now and 2028, the market is expected to explode with hundreds of new EVs.

We’ve narrowed the list to 50 of our favorites, which range from affordable crossovers and sedans to ultra-expensive supercars, with even a few trucks thrown in for good measure. Take a look at these upcoming EVs and tell us which ones you’re most excited to see.

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Range: TBD

Even though Acura just recently discontinued the NSX sports car (again), there are already rumors of a new all-electric version. A shadowy teaser shown during last year’s Monterey Car Week previewed a sports car with a pointed front end, and in a previous interview, Acura all but confirmed that a third-generation NSX—if it does happen—would be electric. It should have at least 600 horsepower.

2026 Alfa Romeo Giulia rendering by Motor1

Release Date: 2025
Range: TBD

Alfa Romeo is going electric, and one of the first gas cars that will make the transition to battery power is the Giulia sedan. Rumors say a Giulia Quadrifoglio EV four-door could pack up to 1,000 horsepower and may even come with a wagon variant. That car will probably debut in 2025, riding on the STLA Large platform while sharing components with the new Dodge Charger Daytona EV.

Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale

Release Date: 2024
Range: 280 Miles

Alfa Romeo will produce 33 examples of its 33 Stradale. Of those, a handful will pack an all-electric powertrain even as the model becomes the brand’s last gas-powered supercar. The majority of buyers opted for the less-powerful V-6 option. The EV will deliver over 750 horsepower—130 more than the ICE version—but the company hasn’t offered specifics like the number of motors it’ll have or the torque figure. Production begins in June.

Future Cars: Audi A6 E-Tron

Release Date: 2025
Range: 400 miles (est.)

The lovely looking Audi A6 E-Tron concept previewed what will eventually become a production sedan—and hopefully it doesn’t stray too far from this original look. With Audi’s scalable Premium Platform Electric (PPE) architecture underneath, the A6 E-Tron should have 800-volt charging capabilities and up to 400 miles of range, while also packing 469 horsepower courtesy of two electric motors. Audi will also offer it as a wagon.

Bentley EXP 100 GT Concept

Release Date: 2026
Range: TBD

Bentley is going all in on electricity. The automaker’s massive $3 billion investment in EVs will see new battery-powered vehicles developed entirely from the ground up at its headquarters in Crewe. The first car in what the company hopes will be a long lineage of EVs was supposed to debut in 2025, but a slight delay has pushed that release date back until 2026. It’ll be available with two battery specifications and have double the power of the W-12-powered models, which makes 740 horsepower in the Batur.

BMW Vision Neue Klasse X SUV Concept

Release Date: 2025
Range: 621 Miles (est.)

BMW is betting big on a new generation of Neue Klasse EVs with a dedicated platform. Starting with the sedan (based on the concept pictured here), the Neue Klasse four-door could have anywhere from 268 to 1,341 horsepower, while BMW is gunning for a remarkable 621 miles of range at its most efficient. A new Vision Neue Klasse X concept previews an SUV with much of the same technology, including an 800-volt architecture with 10-minute fast charging. We should see the first of these “neue” models in 2025.

Buick Electra

Buick Electra EV Concept

Release Date: 2025
Range: TBD

The Buick Electra E5 already exists outside of the US as a Chinese-market electric SUV. It uses GM’s Ultium battery platform, and it’s about the same size as the Chevrolet Equinox. With Buick’s push to go fully electric by 2030, the Electra will be one of the first EVs Buick launches Stateside, which happens later this year.

2025 Cadillac Escalade IQ Exterior Front Quarter

Release Date: 2024
Range: 450 Miles

Cadillac will add an electric Escalade to its lineup for the 2025 model year. It’ll make 680 horsepower and 615 pound-feet of torque, which can increase to 750 hp and 785 lb-ft of twist in Velocity Max mode. It’ll sprint to 60 miles per hour in less than 5.0 seconds and it’ll start at $130,000.

2026 Cadillac Vistiq

Release Date: 2026
Range: TBD

Cadillac will also launch the Vistiq that’ll slot below the Escalade iQ and just above the Lyriq. Details are scarce, with more information about the new model arriving later this year. However, Cadillac did reveal the SUV’s exterior design, which looks like a shrunken version of the electric Escalade.

2023 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Release Date: 2025
Range: TBD

Chevrolet killed the Bolt last year only to reverse course a few months later. The next-gen version will arrive as a crossover, the only body style available. It’ll pack cheaper lithium-iron-phosphate batteries, feature an all-new design, and have support for NACS. Chevy hasn’t mentioned the new EV’s range, but LFP batteries store less energy than cobalt- and nickel-based ones.

Chrysler Halcyon Concept

Release Date: 2025
Range: TBD

Chrysler’s electrification effort hasn’t produced a new car yet, but that will change in 2025. The brand will launch a two-row crossover that could take design inspiration from the Airflow concept, even though the vehicle wasn’t supposed to preview any future product. It’ll ride on Stellantis’ STLA Large platform that’s underpinning several vehicles across the company.

DeLorean Alpha5 EV

Release Date: 2024
Range: 300 Miles

That’s right, DeLorean is back with the beautiful and all-electric sports car. The Alpha5 concept made its public debut last year in Pebble Beach, but the production version is expected to hit the road sometime next year. DeLorean says the Alpha5 will be able to hit 60 in just 3.4 seconds and drive up to 300 miles on a single charge.

2024 Dodge Charger Daytona EV

Release Date: 2024
Range: 317 miles

Dodge has electrified the muscle car with the Charger Daytona. It goes on sale soon and will deliver up to 496 horsepower in its least powerful configuration. The more potent version will offer 670 hp, sending the car to 60 miles per hour in 3.3 seconds and completing the quarter-mile in 11.5. Both power outputs pack all-wheel drive, and Dodge is working on an even more powerful 800-volt Banshee that arrives next year.

Future Cars: Ferrari Hypercar

Release Date: 2025
Range: TBD

Ferrari is hesitantly heading into the future with a powerful electric performance car. We won’t see it until 2025, granted, and the details are mostly unknown. But CEO Benedetto Vigna does promise that Ferrari’s first EV will be an emotional vehicle and offer a “unique driving experience.”

Fisker Alaska Electric Pickup Truck

Release Date: 2025
Range: 340 Miles

Fisker is facing a dire financial situation, but a potential partnership with Nissan could save the operation and fund Alaska production. The pickup will ride on a modified version of the Ocean platform. It’s supposed to go on sale in early 2025, but the issues facing Fisker will likely delay its launch.

Ford Explorer electric (2023)

Release Date: 2025
Range: 350 Miles

Ford announced last year that it would produce a seven-seat SUV similar in size to the Explorer to differentiate its electric lineup. It’ll arrive in 2025 and offer 350 miles of range, with fast-charging capabilities adding 150 miles of range in less than 10 minutes. It should also be affordable, but Ford wouldn’t elaborate on its price.

Future Cars: Genesis X

Release Date: TBD
Range: TBD

After the achingly pretty Genesis X concept debuted at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the company quickly confirmed that the convertible was headed for production. Estimates say the Genesis X would cost well over $200,000 or $300,000.

2024 GMC Sierra EV Electric Truck

Release Date: 2024
Range: 400 Miles

The GMC Sierra EV will show up a year after its corporate cousin the Silverado EV—but it won’t come any less equipped. With up to 400 miles of range and 754 horsepower in top-spec, the Sierra EV will start at over $100,000 for the Denali Edition 1. Expect more affordable examples debuting later in 2024 and into 2025.

2024 Honda Saloon EV Concept

Release Date: 2026
Range: TBD

Honda showed off its electric future with two concepts earlier this year. The Saloon previewed a flagship sports car that could launch as soon as 2026. It’ll focus on maximizing interior space, reducing battery weight, and improving efficiency.

Hyundai RN22e Concept

Release Date: 2025
Range: TBD

The Hyundai Ioniq 6 is already on sale, but buyers wanting something sportier will have to wait for the Ioniq 6 N, which hasn’t been confirmed yet, but is rumored for a late 2024 reveal date. It could arrive in early 2025. Given that the standard Ioniq 6 has up to 320 hp and 361 miles of range, an Ioniq 6 N would hopefully have somewhere in the neighborhood of 400 horsepower. It could be the most powerful N car to date, in fact.

Future SUVs: Hyundai Ioniq 7

Release Date: 2025
Range: 300 Miles (est.)

Hyundai will expand its lineup of EVs with the Ioniq 7, which might get renamed to the Ioniq 9. The large electric SUV could be bigger than the Kia EV9 even though it’ll ride on the same E-GMP platform as other Hyundai EVs. It should offer over 300 miles of range.

2024 Jeep Wrangler 4xe Side View

Release Date: 2027
Range: TBD

Jeep might have had a few worries about electrifying the iconic Wrangler by turning it into a hybrid, but a fully electric version of the off-roader is still a few years away. An ell-electric Wrangler likely won’t arrive until 2027, and Jeep will likely test the waters with the fittingly named Recon that debuts before the end of this year.

Future SUVs: Jeep Recon

Release Date: 2025
Range: TBD

The Jeep Recon will be the brand’s rugged entrant into the EV space. Its boxy design isn’t shy about evoking the Wrangler, and the rough-and-ready design should come with equitable amounts of off-road capability. It’s unclear when Jeep plans to launch the new model, but it’ll have its first full sales year in 2025.

Jeep Wagoneer S Exterior

Release Date: 2024
Range: 400 Miles (est.)

The Jeep Wagoneer S will go on sale in the third quarter of this year. It’ll ride on the STLA large platform and deliver 600 horsepower that’ll send the SUV to 60 miles per hour in under 3.5 seconds. This is the off-road brand’s second EV, following the Avenger that’s already on sale in Europe.

Lamborghini Lanzador Concept (1)

Release Date: 2025
Range: TBD

The Lamborghini Lanzador concept will spawn a production version in 2028. The lifted, two-door 2+2 is a wild design from the sleek supercar company, but EVs have the brand thinking outside the box. Designed to put the Ferrari Purosangue in its place, it packs 1,341 horsepower, which is one megawatt of power. However, we don’t have specific powertrain details for the production model, and likely won’t have concrete information until closer to its launch.

Lexus EV Sports Car Concept Goodwood

Release Date: 2025
Range: TBD

Lexus wants to bring the LFA back, sort of, in the form of an all-electric sports car. Previewed by the absolutely lovely Electrified Sport concept from 2021, a new Lexus sports car would have classic rear-drive proportions, a 0-60 time of around two seconds, and yes, even a “virtual” manual gearbox. Hopefully we see the production version by 2025.

LF-ZL_05

Release Date: 2026
Range: TBD

Lexus, like Toyota, is taking a slower approach to electric vehicles. It has the RZ, the electric version of the RX, and last year the luxury brand trademarked TZ. The Z denotes the brand’s electric vehicles, and the TZ could be an electric version of the three-row TX. The company’s cautious entry into EVs means we could be waiting a few years before its EV lineup arrives.

Future SUVs: Lincoln Star

Release Date: 2025
Range: TBD

Lincoln is another automaker on this list aiming to have a fully electric lineup in the next few years. By 2030, Lincoln says that every new car it sells will be an EV—and that might include a version of the Star SUV concept pictured here. Expect the Lincoln Star by 2025 with an estimated starting price of around $70,000.

Lotus Type 135 Sports Car

Lotus Emira

Release Date: 2027
Range: TBD

Lotus will show off a future sports car in 2025 that will go on sale in 2027. It’ll replace the Emira (pictured here) and the Elise in Lotus’s lineup, and cost around £75,000 ($96,000 at today’s exchange rate). The sports car will allegedly have two powertrain options making 469 or 872 horsepower with a platform that can accommodate rear- and all-wheel-drive setups.

Lucid Gravity

Release Date: 2024
Range: TBD

Lucid’s first SUV will be dubbed Gravity. Teasers from 2022 previewed the stylish SUV with Lucid promising lots of power, impressive range, and three rows of seating for up to seven passengers. Reservations are scheduled to open this year, but the Lucid Gravity won’t hit the road officially until 2024.

Maserati Quattroporte

Release Date: 2028
Range: TBD

Maserati will also launch an electric Quattroporte, but it won’t arrive until 2028. We have few details about the model—it’ll arrive after several other electric Maseratis join the lineup, and it should come with dual motors and plenty of power.

Future SUVs: Mercedes-Benz EQG

Release Date: 2024
Range: 300 Miles (est.)

Mercedes-Benz is making its iconic G-Class off-roader electric. Previewed by the futuristic Concept EQG from 2021, the production version promises “phenomenal performance” both on and off-road. Mercedes estimates the EQG should be able to achieve more than 300 miles on a single charge, and we could see the production version as early as this year before it goes on sale in 2024.

Mercedes G-Class Junior rendering by Motor1.com

Release Date: 2026
Range: 300 Miles (est.)

If you’ve always wanted a G-Class but smaller, we’ve got good news. Mercedes plans to expand its G-Class offerings with what it calls a “little g,” which will be completely electric. The little G should have EQ-inspired design elements but the same overall rugged shape as the larger G-Class. It will use the latest Mercedes Modular Architecture (MMA) and should have at least 300 miles of range. Expect to see it near the end of 2026.

Mini Aceman Concept

Release Date: 2025
Range: TBD

The Mini Aceman will arrive with two variants, both turning the front wheels. The 181-horsepower version will serve as the entry-level model with a 215-horsepower version also available. It debuts this year, but it’s still unclear if Mini will offer it in the US.

Nissan Chill-Out Concept

Release Date: 2026
Range: 230 Miles (est.)

Nissan is preparing a new Leaf, but it won’t be anything like the hatchback that debuted in 2011. The Leaf will follow industry trends and become a high-riding crossover. It’ll feature a sleek design with simple lines, taking styling cues from 2021’s Chill-Out concept, but we don’t know anything about the powertrain or platform. The third-gen Leaf will certainly have more range than its predecessor—at least 230 miles in base form—with rumors suggesting it’ll share its underpinnings with the Nissan Aryia.

Polestar 5 without camouflage

Release Date: 2025
Range: 372 Miles (est.)

After the Polestar 3 and 4 SUVs, a Polestar 5 sedan—or liftback—will join the lineup. Borrowing cues from the beautiful Precept concept, the Polestar 5 will be the most expensive car in the range at around $100,000 to start (until the next car on this list arrives), and it should have more than 370 miles of range.

Polestar O2 Concept

Release Date: 2026
Range: 300 Miles (est.)

The internet talked and Polestar listened. The darling O2 convertible concept is heading to production in 2026 thanks to a hugely positive reception from fans. Polestar is using the Porsche 911 and Taycan to help benchmark the 6, which could have upwards of 800 horsepower when it arrives in 2026. And it should be well over $100,000.

Porsche 718 Boxster EV

Release Date: 2025
Range: TBD

Countless spy photos have revealed most of what to expect from Porsche’s first electric sports car. It won’t show up until late next year, and we’ll have to wait for powertrain details. We have no idea how much power it’ll make or how far it’ll go on a single charge, which Porsche will likely keep secret until its reveal. But it should at least be lovely to drive.

Porsche Cayenne EV

2024 Porsche Cayenne

Release Date: 2026
Range: TBD

Porsche’s electrification efforts will include the Cayenne SUV at some point. It’ll arrive after the Macan EV in 2024 and the 718 EV in 2025, with specific details about the fourth-generation model remaining elusive.

Porsche 7-seater electric SUV, the rendering of Motor1.com

Release Date: 2027
Range: TBD

Porsche is developing a new flagship SUV that will sit above the Cayenne in the lineup. Codenamed K1, the three-row SUV will allegedly be part sedan, part crossover, and ride on the SSP Sport platform. It’ll offer a “new interior experience” that incorporates advanced automated driving features and it will have a wholly unique exterior design.

Porsche Electric Hypercar Rendering

Release Date: 2025
Range: TBD

Porsche promises that an electric hypercar will be part of the company’s plans moving forward. The problem? CEO Oliver Blume is pretty non-committal in regards to exactly when that might happen. Rumors suggest we could see the sleek coupe before the end of 2024, but more than likely, the hypercar won’t show up until next year and go on sale sometime thereafter. We know it should have at least 1,700 horsepower and be able to hit 60 miles per hour in about 2.0 seconds flat.

Ram 1500 REV

Release Date: 2024
Range: 500 Miles (est.)

The Ram 1500 REV is much like the Ford Lightning in that it doesn’t lose its traditional truck styling due to battery power. Debuting its production shape in early 2023, the 1500 REV rides on a Stellantis STLA architecture designed specifically for body-on-frame EVs. It will have front and rear motors giving it standard all-wheel drive, and there’s even talk of a range-extended model with a gas engine.

Rivian R3

Release Date: 2027
Range: 300+ Miles

During the debut of its new R2, Rivian shocked us with the surprise reveal of the R3 and R3X compact electric SUVs. The standard R3 has a wheelbase that is 5.0 inches shorter than the R2, with a sleek coupe-like design in the rear. It should cost less than $45,000. A performance-oriented R3X would have three electric motors and at least 300 miles of range, with the ability to reach 60 miles per hour in under 3.0 seconds. Unfortunately, we won’t see either of these R3 models until 2027.

Future SUVs: Scout Electric SUV

Release Date: 2025
Range: 400 Miles (est.)

The Scout brand is back, and beginning in 2025, we should see the first electric off-roaders on (or off) the road. The duo will have rugged cues with nods to their historic predecessors, cabins ripe with tactile buttons, and a dedicated EV platform delivering at least 300 horsepower and 400 miles of range.

Sony Vision-S concept

Release Date: 2026
Range: TBD

Sony partnered with Honda a few years back to explore building a car together. Last year, the pair introduced the Afeela, a sleek, all-electric sedan that emphasized interior features and entertainment. It has all-wheel drive from its dual-motor setup making 241 horsepower while drawing power from a 91.0-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack. Order books should open next year before the car arrives in the US in early 2026.

Tesla Entry-Level Sedan

Tesla Model 2 Rendering

Release Date: 2025
Range: TBD

Tesla has been teasing a cheaper mass-market EV since 2020, but it hasn’t appeared yet. The company hasn’t abandoned it, though, as it’s still in development. It could debut as soon as this year, but Tesla isn’t known for hitting deadlines, so it could be a while before it goes on sale. Company CEO Elon Musk pegged its price at $25,000, which would make EVs available to a lot more people.

Tesla Roadster EV

Release Date: 2025
Range: 620 Miles (est.)

The Tesla Roadster is finally happening, hopefully. Maybe. CEO Elon Musk said the company would begin delivering the model in 2025, and he’s made some bold claims about its performance. It will supposedly be able to reach 60 miles per hour in less than 1 second, and it could have 1,000 horsepower on tap, costing at least $200,000.

Toyota FT-Se Sports Car Production Rendering

Release Date: 2027
Range: TBD

A new battery-powered coupe is coming from Toyota. Based on the lovely FT-Se concept from last year’s Japan Mobility Show, it should have two electric motors and be able to reach 60 miles per hour in under 3.0 seconds. A simulated manual gearbox—with as many as 14 gears—is possible, but it probably won’t be cheap. If Toyota intends to compete with the electric 718, this EV could cost nearly $70,000.

Toyota EPU Pickup Truck Concept

Release Date: 2027
Range: TBD

Toyota is taking its time launching new electric vehicles, but it previewed several of them in 2021, including two electric pickup trucks—one as small as the Ford Maverick, and the other nearly identical to the Tacoma. The automaker hasn’t confirmed that it’ll make an all-electric pickup, but it seems inevitable even as Toyota continues to invest in internal combustion engines.

Volkswagen ID. GTI Concept

Release Date: 2026
Range: TBD

With the success of the ID.4 and the, well, buzz surrounding the ID.Buzz, it’s not shocking that VW wants to extend its battery power to an electric GTI model. Rumored to debut in 2026 outside of the US, VW is aiming for a $25,000 price point. Details like horsepower and range remain unknown.

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