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2020 TOP 10 HIGH TECH CARS – IEEE Spectrum

Vintage-car aficionados love to grouse about the time and money it takes to keep their babies running. Electric GT has a better idea: Skip ahead a century. The California company has developed an ingenious plug-and-play “crate motor” that transplants an electric heart into most any vintage gasoline car. I drove an orange 1982 Fiat 124 Spider that Electric GT converted …

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Embracing Vintage Cars in the Catskills w Electric GT’s Systems

    By Brett Berk July 29, 2021, 6:00 a.m. ET The driving season in the Catskills is quite short, abbreviated by snow and salt in the long winters and a spring rainy season that can sometimes feel endless. But now that it’s the heart of summer, and people can mingle again, Jared Lamanna wants to provide …

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Changing the Electric Vehicle Game with Additive Manufacturing – Meet ELECTRIC GT

ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING OF ELECTRIC VEHICLE COMPONENTS Usually, when visiting any kind of auto shop, we think of loud engines, dirty cars, and the smell of gas. Visiting Brock Winberg and his company Electric GT is anything but, and we are surprised to find a high-end customization facility filled with rare cars which have gone through, or …

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Convert Any V8-Powered Vehicle Into an EV With Electric GT’s 413 e-Crate

Climate change is happening, that’s an undeniable fact, and the increasing number of extreme weather events like hurricanes or unprecedented wildfires bears witness to that. In response, the automotive industry is accelerating the development of all-electric vehicles, and lawmakers all around the world are pushing for legislation that would ban ICEs from public roads in …

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First electric Ferrari faster than original: ‘It absolutely decimated it

(CNN)Purists may be horrified by the thought of an electric Ferrari, but can speed win them over? After thousands of hours of restoring and modernizing one of Ferrari’s luxury sports car, Californian Eric Hutchison accomplished the unthinkable and created the very first — and, as it turns out, fastest — electric 1978 Ferrari 308 GTS. …

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EV-converted 1978 Ferrari 308 GTS going under the hammer

This Ferrari 308 GTS from 1976 suffered major fire damage at the rear rendering its V8 engine useless and making it an excellent candidate for an electric conversion.  And that’s exactly what California-based ElectricGT did to it, creating a rather enticing battery powered proposition. It’s actually more powerful and faster than the original V8-powered 308, with a …

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Electric GT’s electric Ferrari 308 GTS is headed to Barrett-Jackson

The all-electric Ferrari 308 GTS started its life as an actual 308 GTS, complete with a 3.0-liter V-8 engine that produced 255 horsepower. At some point in its life, this 308 GTS was destroyed by a fire because of a leak in its fuel line. It was in that condition when Electric GT got its hands on …

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The World’s First Electrified Ferrari 308 is for Sale

1978 Ferrari 308 GTS that’s been professionally converted to electric power is heading to auction this month. The car had suffered extensive fire damage from a fuel leak, destroying the carbureted 2.9-liter V-8 it originally came with. A California company that converts classic cars to electric power then purchased it, repaired the damage, upgraded many …

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