In this episode, Taylor talks about the first-ever plug-in Maybach, an ultra-rare Bentley, and an all-new e-boating milestone.
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PLUGGED IN, WITH TAYLOR ELLISON: EP110
- First-ever Mercedes Maybach Plug-in
Mercedes-Benz launched its first-ever plug-in Maybach this week — the new ultra luxury sedan packs 60 miles of all electric driving range, ultra fast charging from 0 to full in minutes, and more than 500 combined horsepower.
- BYD Builds an All-electric SUV that Floats
Looking for an electric car that floats? Ever since Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted that the brand’s upcoming Cybertruck would have a “boat mode,” other EV makers have poked fun at the idea — but not BYD. The Chinese company revealed a massive, all-electric SUV called the YangWang U8 that actually pulls off the trick!
- Electrify Showoff Lands in Long Beach
One-off customs and rare rides abound at Electrify Showoff — a new custom car segment of the Electrify Expo EV festivals that’s coming to Long Beach in May.
- Juiced Up: 1961 Bentley Continental EV
One of only four ’61 Bentley S2 Continental coupes built, this EV conversion is one of the rarest you’re ever likely to see.
- SEMA Needs a Win, and the EV Conversion Bill Could Be it
Speaking of EV conversions, a new bill in the California State Senate would offer a $2000 rebate to help cover the costs of an EV conversion.
- New E-boat Goes from Florida to the Bahamas on a Single Charge
The Voltari 260 electric boat recently made headlines by completing an impressive 91-mile journey from Key Largo, Florida to Bimini, Bahamas on a single battery charge.
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