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ElectricGT 308, Ferrari 308 Electric Conversion (CleanTechnica Review)

https://cleantechnica.com/2017/11/11/electricgt-308-ferrari-308-electric-conversion-cleantechnica-review/ We first saw the ElectricGT 308, a converted Ferrari 308, at the second Long Beach, California Formula E championship. The car was briefly brought on the track and delighted an excited public with screeching tires and donuts. It made almost no noise, save for two belts whining as the electric motors pumped out a healthier 330…

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308 EV is ‘Magnum, P.I.’ swagger in an eco-friendly package

Summary  Video: Gas vs Electric 1978 308’s. Ferrari 308s scream Magnum, P.I. and big hair, but on the Top Gear America season finale, they showed off a 308 that has been retrofitted with electric motors so that even though it’s red, it’s also surprisingly green. The original 308 came with a 2.9 liter V8 engine that produced 240 horsepower…

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Jalopnik Drives Electric Classic 308 w Manual Gearbox

Manual gearbox in an Electrified 308? Senior Review Editor for Jalopnik: Andrew Collins: On driving EV with a manual gearbox “Driving a 1978 Ferrari 308 with zero engine noise was weird. Using a regular three-pedal five-speed manual-gearbox connected to an electric motor was even odder. But Electric GT’s EV-swapped Ferrari has a distinctive driving experience that, once…

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Formula E Las Vegas e-Race

Formula E was in Las Vegas for a $1 Million purse e-Race pitting gamers against drivers this month. The promo Video here was shot using the Electric 3o8 GTE. JEV spent the day shooting in the car all over Las Vegas. Check it out.      

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Formula E Drives Las Vegas – Electric Ferrari 308

Formula E Drives Las Vegas: A great opportunity arose to go to Las Vegas with the Electric 308 GTE to partake in the promotional filming supporting Visa Vegas eRace FormulaE with a $1M drivers challenge. A video and link will be added ASAP. But here are some cool photos: Jean Eric Vergne Spent the day filming in…

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DRIVETRIBE REVIEW: 308 GTE

Henry Catchpole Features Editor for DriveTribe visited San Diego to spend a day with the 1st & Only 100% EV 308 GTE. Check out the article and video here and to a subsequent article with more pictures here. Enjoyed meeting the guys. Very professional and made some great shots and video.  

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ELECTRIC GT on CNBC

  CNBC Shift Video here. and full article here.   Anyone who stands within earshot of a Ferrari will notice the earth-shattering engine noise. But Eric Hutchison is changing that reality by introducing the world’s first fully electric, and fully silent, converted 78 Ferrari. “The option to get classic cars that are electric [doesn’t] exist,” 47-year-old…

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White House Announces National Highway EV Support

The White House announced a sweeping plan to expand the number of charging stations for electric vehicles in the United States today, as first reported by Reuters. The Obama administration detailed how it will establish 48 new “charging corridors” that span nearly 25,000 miles of major highways across 35 states. EV charging stations will be…

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Audi Quits La Mans favoring ELECTRIC FUTURE!

Audi will end its involvement in the prestigious Le Mans sports car race next year after almost two decades to focus on racing electric cars, symbolizing a shift in strategy as parent company Volkswagen battles to recover from an emissions scandal. Audi, which is seeking to boost the share of zero-emission vehicles to at least…

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1978 Ferrari 308 GTS Goes to Auction – Gas

Follow this Auction on Bring a Trailer here. This 1978 Ferrari 308 GTS is a largely original example with just over 77k miles that is powered by its factory 2.9L V8 with four twin-choke Weber 40DCNF carburetors. The seller purchased the car in 2014 from a San Diego Ferrari enthusiast who acquired it from the…

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MOTORPUNK UK: THE “OBSCENE” ELECTRIC CONVERSION OF A FERRARI 308 GTS

Ferrari’s CEO Sergio Marchionne once said that a Ferrari without an internal combustion engine would be “an obscene concept”.  An American friend of a friend of MotorPunk thinks he knows better. His story starts with a fire-damaged 1978 Ferrari 308GTS. This one, in fact; Trim bits for classic Ferraris are painfully expensive. So our colonial…

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1964 Electric Bug

Custom 1964 VW E-Rat Rod VW Type 1 Bug is available from Electric GT. Check out the bug at The Samba HERE, Limited sale opportunity to get a whole car for less that a kit price!!! One of a kind just completed project and it features advanced electric car designs. It is a RAW look combined with the…

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Pistonheads.com UK

Our friends at EV Performance tossed a ringer into Pistonheads.com UK recently and it elicited quiet a discussion among the UK automotive chaps! What a great public engagement on their Facebook page here which really shows the polarizing nature of the automotive paradigm swing. Check out the original Article  here.   So is a 1980…

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CNBC "SHIFT" Series Filming Electric GT

CNBC “SHIFT” Series Filming Electric GT: In conjunction with Jay Lenos Garage, this new Series will come out in 16 episodes online over the next 4 months. Watch for an episode covering Electric GT’s Electric Ferrari (driving) and Electric Spider (fabrication). There are a couple episodes here and more to come. Here are some cool shots from…

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EV Performance UK

Spring is here and we’re roofless in a Seventies Ferrari, tearing up a mountain road just north of San Diego in the warm sunshine. The car? A Magnum Pi-spec red 308 GTS – most petrolheads’ idea of heaven. The soundtrack? A mixtape of nothing but pure rock ‘n’ roll from the era, and that booming V8 sountrack,…

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