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Jalopnik Finds Electric GT’s Charred Ferrari 308

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A San Diego-based EV conversion company salvaged a charred Ferrari (they had many to choose from) by turning it into what the company claims is the first fully electric Ferrari, a 415-horsepower electric tire-crusher. It’s glorious, if a little blasphemous.

A few months back, Ferrari Boss Sergio Marchionne said the idea of an electric Ferrari was an “obscene concept,” and that he was “bothered by the [Tesla Model S’s] quietness.”

Electric-car conversion company Electric GT disagrees, so they’ve taken a Ferrari 308 GTS and ditched its roaring V8 for a quiet set of electric motors. But the EV Ferrari is anything but quiet when it’s ripping those rear tires loose, sending clouds of smoke billowing to the sky.

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