New London Taxi review - how does the LEVC TX fare?

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London Black Cab TX | Fully Charged

Jonny Smith reviews the all new London Black Cab, the TX Electric Taxi from LEVC, on the coldest day of the year so far and takes it out for a proper test: sitting in traffic in rush hour London and then collecting a jet-lagged Robert Llewellyn from the airport. This is the first time that LEVC (formerly the London Taxi Company) has created the recognisable ‘black cab’ with electric propulsion. It comes with all sorts of high-end technology, improved safety features and a petrol range extender, allowing it to cover 80 miles on electric only or 400 miles when combined with the petrol range extender. Equally important, this new model seems like it could be a boon for taxi drivers, their wallets and their health, especially with inner-city clean air regulations becoming more important. The official LEVC website for the TX: http://www.levc.com/tx-electric-taxi/ Please like and subscribe if you enjoyed this episode. If you wanted to share it too that would be wonderful! We rely heavily on our amazing supporters via Patreon so if you felt like helping us to keep making the show, please think about taking a look. Every donation makes a difference and especially generous Patreons get early access to lots of our episodes: https://www.patreon.com/FullyChargedShow

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Considering its importance to the fabric of London life, it’s remarkable there have only ever been a handful of taxi models built solely for the Capital. The story can be loosely boiled down two three models – the Austin FX3 of 1949, followed by the 1958 FX4 (which became the Fairway in 1989) and the TX1 launched in 1997. This new TX, though, is easily the biggest step-change…

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