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This is one high quality off-roader all-electric conversion that will also keep you cool

FEB 28, 2020 at 1:54PM By: Andrei Nedelea This is one high quality off-roader all-electric conversion that will also keep you cool You may know about Vintage Air as the company Jay Leno always promotes when mentions adding air conditioning to classic cars that didn’t have it from the factory. Well, now the company has been was asked to help …

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Is This All-Electric Vintage Land Cruiser Brilliant, Or Bizarre?

Vintage off-road vehicles may be the most charming cars on the road, and the prices painstakingly-restored versions can command testify to that fact. But your Land Cruisers, Defenders, Broncos and Jeep CJs all come with a significant drawback: they are woefully fuel-inefficient, and that isn’t improving with age. Los Angeles-based electric car creator and modifier Electric GT, the builders of the first all-electric Ferrari, hope …

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An Electric Motor That Works in Any Classic Car

Anyone who’s owned a vintage car can tell you—and boy, will they tell you—how much time, money, and maintenance is required to keep their baby running. And don’t forget the gasoline, garage oil puddles, or tailpipe pollution involved. A California startup may have the answer: A plug-and-play innovative motor to convert that finicky old gas-guzzler …

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Out: M.P.G. In: Kilowatt-Hours. Classic Cars Get an Electric Jolt.

By Lawrence Ulrich CHATSWORTH, Calif. — A vintage Fiat 124 Spider — so pretty you could pinch its little orange cheeks — accelerates up a canyon road in the San Fernando Valley. But there’s something strange about this Pininfarina-designed Italian roadster. First, it feels downright peppy as it chugs uphill. And there’s actually no “chugging,” but …

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Electric ‘V-8’ Crate Motor From Electric GT Is SEMA Swap-Ready

Laws are becoming more stringent for internal combustion engines. Whether they concern a car’s emissions, fuel consumption, or fire safety, the day of the internal combustion engine is coming to a close. What, though, does that mean for the world’s classic cars? What does that mean for the enthusiast hobby? Does the advent of electricity …

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This company is making a V8-sized EV-conversion ‘crate motor’ for classic cars

According to a report published recently by Green Car Reports, a company called Electric GT wants to take the complicated part out of that equation. Specifically, it’s working on a modular “crate” style system for EV conversion. What we mean when we talk about crate style is that it’s similar to the way that many aftermarket …

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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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