September 16, 2019 By Brady Holt, Charles Krome

Electric vehicles aren’t necessarily known for their performance. Many of the most popular EVs, like the popular Nissan LEAF, are affordable economy cars that focus on efficiency. But electric vehicles also have a performance advantage: They deliver peak torque right off the line, helping them whisk you quickly up to speed — and in eerie near-silence at that.

That’s why a growing number of luxury vehicles now use all-electric powertrains. Not only can they provide economical, eco-friendly transportation, but they also can offer phenomenal performance. We’ve rounded up the 10 fastest electric vehicles — in an approximate descending order, based on manufacturer and third-party acceleration data — so keep reading to learn about their advantages.