Chris Harris' Fast ELECTRIC Car Buying Guide: Tesla, Taycan, Polestar, Honda e | Top Gear: Series 30

30 Μάρ 2021
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Whilst filming the new series, Chris Harris found some time to run down the best (and the not-so-best) EVs on sale right now. But which should get your wallet's attention? The Polestar 2, Tesla Model 3, Honda e, Porsche Taycan or Ford Mustang Mach E?
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  • Neo EC/ES6, BYD Han/Tang, Xpeng P7, Wulin MiniEV, ORA Good Cat, Baojun E300. Cars definitely worth recommendation but not mentioned here...

    KittyFlierKittyFlierΠριν ημέρα
  • "if you got the money, go Porsche"... Well D'uh...4:13 + commenting time I will never get back... Sad bigly

    Jebus HypocristosJebus HypocristosΠριν ημέρα
  • Where are the Model S and Model X?

    Dragoș-Cosmin BOGOIDragoș-Cosmin BOGOIΠριν 2 ημέρες
  • Fiat 500? Lost in translation?

    inikkorinikkorΠριν 6 ημέρες
  • The polestar isn't a volvo.

    Jon TrownsonJon TrownsonΠριν 7 ημέρες
  • Buying Telsa junk? Have they lost their mind?

    Cyber SlimCyber SlimΠριν 9 ημέρες
  • No vw id4?

    Dara MDara MΠριν 9 ημέρες
  • This is why I recently bought a model 3 LR. I don't like poor build quality, I think their software is overrated - but even so it seemed the best option by a mile. I really hope others dethrone them so next time I can pick between compelling options instead of picking the one that is least flawed. (Don't get me wrong, it's fun to drive and the power is addictive - but it's not my ideal car by a long shot)

    asharak84asharak84Πριν 12 ημέρες
  • On carwow you can buy a new Leaf for £22k

    Simon HairyCheeseSimon HairyCheeseΠριν 12 ημέρες
  • And the Tesla Model S?

    Andrew RabinAndrew RabinΠριν 13 ημέρες
  • Let´s see here... where do we have the good ones? Nio, Xpeng? Xpeng are already in Europe, and Nio will come later this year!

    Peter BvbkPeter BvbkΠριν 13 ημέρες
  • I would like to see you champion what's wrong with LI based batteries, and dig into solid state batteries. All the Li vehicles will require retrofitting

    Robert HartRobert HartΠριν 13 ημέρες
  • If I had over £100k m, I’d still buy the Tesla because of the charging network . It’s killer .

    Nick ClarkNick ClarkΠριν 13 ημέρες
  • SUB 30k the MG ZS ev would wipe the floor with the other contenders.

    CRAZYCR1T1CCRAZYCR1T1CΠριν 14 ημέρες
  • Uhhhh where's the OG Tesla Model S?

    Jason DOEJason DOEΠριν 15 ημέρες
  • No Nissan Leaf, is Chris still sore from the episode where a mark 1 Leaf showed him up ?

    christiann chisholmchristiann chisholmΠριν 15 ημέρες
  • *WHY ARE PEOPLE OBSESSED WITH RANGE* I live 10 miles outside a city with amazing public transport so I don't have a car and for the 2 times a year that I need to travel to another city I rent a car. So that's 363 days a year that 100 miles would be WAY more than enough. There must be a HELL of a lot of people who 100 miles is plenty like me...

    Piccalilli PitPiccalilli PitΠριν 15 ημέρες
  • Drove a model 3 car for a week and I don't understand why people buying this crap. Model S is an absolutely different story though.

    Robert TarasovRobert TarasovΠριν 16 ημέρες
  • Breaks it down perfectly. No need to spend hours watch tones of EV videos. Broke it down in 4min. Well done.

    Cyrus RocksCyrus RocksΠριν 16 ημέρες
  • Missed out the zoe, 21k and 245mile range...

    Robert BatesRobert BatesΠριν 17 ημέρες
  • I agree the Porsche is a remarkable machine. However, it still doesn’t have the Tesla charging network. In cross country trips in my Tesla model Y I have found that network to be extraordinary.

    James MolineJames MolineΠριν 18 ημέρες
  • Funnily enough, Chris is the last person I'd trust on electric car buying advice.

    Tauno KekkonenTauno KekkonenΠριν 19 ημέρες
    • @Thomas H bcause he has neve really wanted to review them properly, just gets fixated on 'oh it just has 200m of range'. He never really looks at the car as a car.

      Tauno KekkonenTauno KekkonenΠριν 17 ημέρες
    • Why's that?

      Thomas HThomas HΠριν 17 ημέρες
  • Jaguar I pace?

    Joe FungJoe FungΠριν 19 ημέρες
  • if you have more options from Chinese manufacturers like NIO

    scotlett wuscotlett wuΠριν 19 ημέρες
  • ya missed the Koreans

    Martin HepworthMartin HepworthΠριν 19 ημέρες
  • I think ID.4 if that was there, would be a good competitor

    EV GeekEV GeekΠριν 19 ημέρες
  • its is simple if you have 100 grand buy taycan (the best car ever) otherwise buy model 3

    valentine Chevalentine CheΠριν 19 ημέρες
  • I don't necessarily mind an electric Mustang - that's potentially a very interesting idea - but I hate that it's a flipping school-run SUV. That's slower than Volvo's new XC40! Heck, the Tesla is more of a Mustang than the Mach-E will ever be, and that has nothing to do with Ford.

    John KnightJohn KnightΠριν 20 ημέρες
  • Just think how many young girls lost their innocence having gone through those very doors. BBC 👎

    Dbow HDbow HΠριν 20 ημέρες
  • All of these are out of my price range. I want to drive an EV, honestly, I do but I need food and a house more.

    James StiffJames StiffΠριν 20 ημέρες
  • Where is the model S???

    Raylen Fa'ieldRaylen Fa'ieldΠριν 20 ημέρες
  • None of them

    Ekim AndersomEkim AndersomΠριν 20 ημέρες
  • Didn’t realize top gear was still relevant after the trio left

    Kevin BKevin BΠριν 20 ημέρες
  • That Tesla Model 3 looks like the skinny version of my 1996 Mitsubishi 3000GT/GTO. Maybe it's ok for a change....

    IanIanΠριν 20 ημέρες
  • Wait till the Tesla Plaids come over and smash everything in terms of speed.

    poosnippoosnipΠριν 20 ημέρες
  • Out of all these tesla better, poster next rest follows!

    ReddylionReddylionΠριν 21 ημέρα
  • Good electric car comparison review.

    ReddylionReddylionΠριν 21 ημέρα
  • Uhhhh. What about the Model S

    David YamDavid YamΠριν 21 ημέρα
  • Save 100’s of hours on reviews, just watch this. Nailed it all in 4mins.

    Bruce KennedyBruce KennedyΠριν 21 ημέρα
  • The Taycan starts at £70,690 so the £100k is not correct.

    Ben HarrisonBen HarrisonΠριν 21 ημέρα
  • Being a car reviewer must be easy - "Just buy a Porsche".

    Lars PallesenLars PallesenΠριν 21 ημέρα
  • He didn’t mention model S or X because of refresh

    Danny JacksonDanny JacksonΠριν 21 ημέρα
  • Nice roundup. My conclusion is still cant justify spending this much on a car lol. We are a very low mileage family with one car and a few ebikes, most journeys are as fast on the ebike and a lot more fun but not in the winter lol. We will likely get electric car next but not for a few years and likely a older second hand one so I'm watching these reviews etc in anticipation.of these hitting second hand market in a few years time. I love the porche though, I could see it becoming a classic.

    nigelsheffieldnigelsheffieldΠριν 21 ημέρα
  • Say nothing there is...Tesla! And other models you forgot...S, X, Y!!!

    Crypto YodaCrypto YodaΠριν 21 ημέρα
  • Chris Harris has saved Top Gear!

    Simulation OnboardSimulation OnboardΠριν 22 ημέρες
  • doesn't even bother mentioning the S or the X. I know production is on a hiatus at the moment but you can order it so it should count. Still on that "build quality" nonsense, I see.

    Dieter ZerressenDieter ZerressenΠριν 22 ημέρες
  • Really good summary. Chris is so much better when he’s not going sideways.

    ilardilardΠριν 22 ημέρες
  • the S P100D would be a better buy now than Taycan, its less than 100k

    Tiddly MiddlyTiddly MiddlyΠριν 22 ημέρες
  • Honda is my pick only if it had around 250 mile range would be an epic car for 35k

    Rob RobRob RobΠριν 22 ημέρες
  • IPace IPace IPace IPace. I agree, should be on the list. It's a far better drive than all but the Tycan, but £30k+ cheaper than Tycan, better range than etron, eqc.

    Dr EVDr EVΠριν 23 ημέρες
  • What about model s and x?? Biased bs reviews again by top gear. The whole thing was a bout the Porsche. The model s is better in just about every way than the Porsche tycan

    tigertoo01tigertoo01Πριν 23 ημέρες
  • No thanks top gear

    Anthony LAnthony LΠριν 23 ημέρες
  • Govy should step in and mandate that all charging stations are compatible with all cars, or view versa

    huepixhuepixΠριν 23 ημέρες
  • mostly correct, but missing a Tesla Model S after the Porsche

    Will DarlingWill DarlingΠριν 23 ημέρες
  • Still a non valid option in the u.k and will be for many years . bojo s climate ideas will pancake faster than a melting icecap

    Adrian OslerAdrian OslerΠριν 23 ημέρες
  • Tesla Model Y at end of year, no brainer

    Ant CarAnt CarΠριν 23 ημέρες
  • So we're not gonna talk about the award winning I-PACE anymore?

    bruintoobruintooΠριν 24 ημέρες
  • Tesla model S or X? Not worth a mention? Despite having the best range to 0-60 ratio? Very odd.

    Eric ChildEric ChildΠριν 24 ημέρες
  • Quick fire, integrity and efficiently entertaining 👍🏼

    C GordonC GordonΠριν 24 ημέρες
  • Typical top gear, ignore the best bang for buck EV currently on sale...Kia E-Niro. Better range than most of those shown at 280 miles and £34k. No brainer.

    Fred BloggsFred BloggsΠριν 24 ημέρες
  • where is the Tesla model S and X ?

    Justin AndersonJustin AndersonΠριν 24 ημέρες
  • Model S obviously better than a Taycan. Ridiculous to not include it!! Best EV on road by far and has FSD optionality! Cheaper as well

    John ArmstrongJohn ArmstrongΠριν 24 ημέρες
  • I think the biggest issue is that Tesla owners get to use all the charger network including Tesla Superchargers, and any others only get the public network. It’s why my colleague and I bought Tesla in a heartbeat. The Polestars, I-Pace etc can be as good as they like, but their charging network is a subset of the available estate. They’re also not as efficient in KW per mile as Tesla, generally have poorer range, but here’s also an issue .. a car designed by IT folk who know a bit about cars is always going to be a more integrated, seamless experience when compared to a car made by a traditional automaker. They don’t seem to get that this is an opportunity to stop doing what they have always done, but they seem stuck. Playing catch up to Tesla, but without the vision. It’s sad. I love the traditional cars and have several classics, but for everyday use, the Tesla experience is astounding.

    EthelredEthelredΠριν 25 ημέρες
  • I just dont get why they had to name the Ford a Mustang. I could have been easily a C-Max, wich has similar design. But I guess, name sells, and this is their first major electric out there.

    Máté TüzérMáté TüzérΠριν 25 ημέρες
  • Porsche > anything else

    Tyler AndersonTyler AndersonΠριν 25 ημέρες
  • Strange that he didn't compare to any of the other Teslas in this clip, since those are the EVs that most people know

    Duckbilled WalrusDuckbilled WalrusΠριν 25 ημέρες
  • "Over 50k - why are these things so expensive?!" - man who recently took order of a £90k 2 series

    JoshJoshΠριν 25 ημέρες
  • Great Video, only missing one point: Range of Taycan

    MichelMichelΠριν 25 ημέρες
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    #buzzofftoxic Blog#buzzofftoxic BlogΠριν 25 ημέρες
  • I think for that money I care about build quality

    A MacA MacΠριν 25 ημέρες
  • I don't think Chris has seen the price of "normal" cars recently... An average Corsa is £20k! Madness.

    theelmantheelmanΠριν 26 ημέρες
  • Agree with everything. Peugeot is doing a fantastic job! The Polestar is so tempting and Mercedes could have tried a little harder. We thought the I-Pace would make the cut but it's not so brand new compared to these..

    Claire and AyeshClaire and AyeshΠριν 26 ημέρες
  • You can get an ID3 pro performance for sub £30k. Whilst bigger than the e208, etc, I’d suggest it’s the better value car with decent range. Model 3 starts above £40k. You get more, but it’s >40% more expensive.

    James ElliottJames ElliottΠριν 26 ημέρες
  • Imagine if the Model S Plaid was there. Might as well have been here are the next best EVs to a Tesla all be it 8 years behind.

    Kevin OwenKevin OwenΠριν 27 ημέρες
  • The reason why it's so expensive the materials it takes to make them are expensive and hard to get the lithium mining is not cheap you know and copper mining gold silver Moran Seaham it's a lot of minerals in order materials make an electric car

    Joshua GarrardJoshua GarrardΠριν 27 ημέρες
  • It’s getting slow.

    Lukáš FeckoLukáš FeckoΠριν 27 ημέρες
  • Nio entered the chat...

    Bilal IjazBilal IjazΠριν 28 ημέρες
  • Missing quite a few good cars there. Where are the longest range EVs? Where's the ipace? EMini? And so much more...

    ZesPakZesPakΠριν 29 ημέρες
  • Like Chris HATE the BBC

    Fast H RacingFast H RacingΠριν 29 ημέρες
  • Tja, wo ist BMW da? X4, X6, 2er Gran Coupé - größere Kühlergrills sind doch nicht die Antwort auf die aktuellen Fragen des Marktes?

    GreenStorm01GreenStorm01Πριν 29 ημέρες
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    Peter TranPeter TranΠριν 29 ημέρες
  • This seems to have been recorded a months ago, no sorry, a couple of years ago. A lot better cars have been in the market since then. iPace, ID4, Kona, and more besides

    Auspishos SkverillAuspishos SkverillΠριν 29 ημέρες
  • I think “if you got the money, go Porsche” is a pretty universal statement across all cars lol

    Dylan GeorgeDylan GeorgeΠριν μήνα
  • Man top gear used to be so good

    Small Man CamSmall Man CamΠριν μήνα
  • buy model S plaid instead of Taycan or model s plaid plus if you were looking to buy the turbo variant.

    ace iimovace iimovΠριν μήνα
  • I wouldn't put the id3 up against something like the polestar as the polestar cost £49000 compared to £32000 for the VW, they're in a different league

    Neb NollockNeb NollockΠριν μήνα
  • What about the miniE and Hyundai Ioniq5? I think particularly the Hyundai, is a masterpiece of retro styled exterior design.

    Frank LuoFrank LuoΠριν μήνα
  • odd not to include the Korean contingent, Zoe etc? Would have loved to hear Chris' views on these

    miless2111sutubemiless2111sutubeΠριν μήνα
    • This is top gear, the channel for high performance cars. The only thing he cares about is performance, and that's why he chose the M3 as the best. The ID.3 doesn't belong in this lineup, it's not a sportscar, it's a good allrounder. And for the same reason, the zoe would be totally wrong in top gear. They simply have the wrong preferences for these kind of cars.

      timemachine_194timemachine_194Πριν 21 ημέρα
  • More details about all

    warung kopi sugionowarung kopi sugionoΠριν μήνα
  • Where is Lucid?

    Anders LindskogAnders LindskogΠριν μήνα
  • Always Tesla for me. I think the Model 3 just has the best of all worlds in one sleek in package

    Tesla Lover2000Tesla Lover2000Πριν μήνα
    • Disagree. It looses out on all things I care for in a car. The ID.3 is absolutely perfect for me and what I want in a car. Preferences are different and people have different needs.

      timemachine_194timemachine_194Πριν 21 ημέρα
  • I miss old top gear it was more fun

    garbagebaggarbagebagΠριν μήνα
  • how many years did it take for top gear to do this?

    Lasse ThomsenLasse ThomsenΠριν μήνα
  • EV roundup without a model S!

    Samer MazahrehSamer MazahrehΠριν μήνα
  • No mention of the Hyundai kona or Kia eniro. Both good ev cars with decent performance and range.

    Chris HallChris HallΠριν μήνα
  • Model S/Model X???

    BenBenΠριν μήνα
  • no jag i-pace? :(

    Oliver GriffithsOliver GriffithsΠριν μήνα
  • The Polestar 2 has the quality and certainly the looks inside and out. all in all, it is one of the most appealing EVs, especially since it is one of the few timeless designs out there. When Polestar increase their range even further and perhaps add a smaller, equally appealing model, they could certainly be a leader in their class.

    B.K. BakkerB.K. BakkerΠριν μήνα
  • Redo this with refreshed model s X :)

    Shayegan AbdollahbeigiShayegan AbdollahbeigiΠριν μήνα
  • Tesla Model 3 came out 2017, one of the oldest and still best by a miles

    Wendell GuoWendell GuoΠριν μήνα