“With nearly double the torque of the original engine, the electric motors are no contest for even the finest tuned Weber carburetors,” said Hutchison.
“Technology changes, and we are now in a time when an electric SUV is faster than a Ferrari sports car” Justin Herrmann of Strategic Racing Designs also assisted on the project. “The Ferrari tube frame chassis makes it the perfect candidate for an EV conversion,” he said. “The aerodynamics, race-inspired suspension and lightweight design are ideal.”
The car will be running in this year’s ReFuel Electric Car Races in Monterey on May 22.
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