These Are the Next Wave of Ultra-Luxury Electric Cars Entering the Market—and They Don’t Disappoint

Electric cars are coming, in numbers, and from car companies that may surprise you. But one of the most surprising things about battery-powered cars is that electricity can be applied equally well to parsimony—eking out mileage frugally—as to performance. Because electric motors create instant torque—the thrusty twist that provides our sense of speed when we press the go pedal—and because they do so in a quiet rush, they have an amazing application in the world of ultra-luxury supercars.

Last month, at the automotive and lifestyle bacchanal known as Monterey Car Week, a fresh handful of these exclusive—and, in some cases, ephemeral—electric-powered supercars were unveiled. Here are some of our favorites.