The electric car sector has gone mainstream, partly because of two disruptive events that couldn’t have been more different – contrasts worthy of AC and DC itself. The first was planned – Elon Musk’s relentless ambition to carry the torch (or perhaps, LED) for sporty, premium EVs.

The second came from nowhere, the fallout of VW’s dieselgate scandal which fundamentally changed the German brand’s products and brand positioning, including those of VW Group stalwarts Porsche and Audi. Add to this mix the early EV successes from the likes of Hyundai, Renault and BMW and suddenly, there’s a very strong line-up of electric vehicles from pretty much everywhere you’d want them to be from.

Here, we’ll take a look at The Seven Best premium EVs, of all sizes.