Rolls-Royce Specter, Mercedes-AMG EQE SUV, Mazda CX-90 Plug-in
It’s all electrified this week with two high-end electric cars, plus a three-row PHEV SUV.
September 14, 2023 in 1:08 PM ET
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this week, Car happy hour test The hosts are Motor1.com Editor-in-Chief Seth Miersma and Managing Editor Jeff Perez.
Photo gallery: Rolls-Royce Specter 2023
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The Rolls-Royce Specter is the car featured in our gallery cover photo this week, and Miersma drives it. The coupe is the first electric car in the brand’s lineup. The luxury car has two electric motors with a combined output of 584 hp and 664 lb-ft. That’s enough power to reach 60 mph in 4.4 seconds. The 102 kWh battery provides a range of about 260 miles.
Jeff also owns an electric car as he owns a Mercedes-AMG EQE SUV. It uses two electric motors with a combined output of 617 hp and 701 lb-ft. An optional AMG Dynamic Plus package allows the powertrain to produce 677 hp and 738 lb-ft for short periods. The model comes equipped with a 90.6 kWh battery. Prices start at $110,450. Standard features include the AMG Ride Control+ air suspension and active rear axle steering.
Perez was also driving a Mazda CX-90 Plug-In. It has a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine with an electric motor that makes 323 hp and 369 lb-ft. The SUV uses a 17.8 kWh battery.
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