Chris Lilly (Zap-Map)

About Chris Lilly (Zap-Map)

Hyundai Ioniq 5 first drive

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Zap-Map verdict: “Hyundai already had some excellent electric cars before the Ioniq 5 came along. Now it has a truly world-class model.” Hyundai Ioniq 5: Range & charging Larger than it looks in photos, the Hyundai Ioniq 5 offers customers a practical...

InstaVolt rolls out fastest units yet

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Rapid charging network InstaVolt has launched its latest charge points, capable of delivering 120 kW DC for customers. The new BYD units will be deployed across all future installations nationwide, including locations such as Costa Coffee and McDonalds. It’s the first time...

Peugeot e-2008 review

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Zap-Map verdict: ”A stylish and refined crossover, the Peugeot e-2008 is one of the best in its class, combining a decent range with practicality and dynamism.” Peugeot e-2008: Range & charging Peugeot – and parent group Stellantis – has set about electrifying...

Audi e-tron 55 quattro review

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Zap-Map verdict: ”Spacious and refined, the Audi e-tron has benefitted from improvements to boost range. A top premium SUV, electric or otherwise.” Audi e-tron 55 quattro: Range & charging Audi’s first e-tron pure-EV has already been fettled with a set of upgrades...

Tesla Model 3 Long Range review

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Zap-Map verdict: ”Not just one of the best EVs, but one of the best cars on the road.” Tesla Model 3 Long Range: Range & charging Tesla continues to improve its range (model) and its range (driving). The Tesla Model 3 Long...

Lexus UX 300e review

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Zap-Map verdict: “Lexus trusts in electric rather than hybrid for the first time in the UX. Unsurprisingly, it turns out electric is better.” Lexus UX 300e: Range & charging Lexus has created a range that’s useful, but not huge. There’s one battery...

Toyota Proace Electric first drive

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Zap-Map verdict: “Toyota’s first production pure-EV is a van, arriving in the shape of the Proace Electric. With a pick between two battery sizes, both offer a good range on a charge, all with the benefit of a normal load area and...

Fiat 500 first drive

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Zap-Map verdict: “Fiat’s brilliant city car just got a little more brilliant. Now electric-only, the Fiat 500 adds responsive performance to agility and character in an ideal urban package.” Fiat 500: Range & charging Built on an EV platform, the Fiat 500...

MG5 EV review

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Zap-Map verdict: ”An electric estate. The only other big-booted non-SUV EV estate is the Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo, which costs rather more than the affordable MG5 EV.” MG5 EV: Range & charging The MG5 EV has much in common with its MG...