Audi A3 e-tron (2014–)
Audi A3 Sportback e-tron available to order
Priced at £34,950 OTR (excluding £5,000 UK government incentive, which brings the price down to £29,950). First UK customer deliveries January 2015.
Electric power makes 176.6mpg and CO2 emissions of 37g/km possible. Combined 204PS of system power and 350Nm of system torque. 0-62mph in 7.6 seconds, 137mph top speed. Capable of travelling at up to 80mph for up to 31 miles under purely electric power and has a total range on one tankful of up to 584 miles (you can, of course, re-fill the tank at any filling station).