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Laguna Seca Re-Fuel Races 2016 ReCap

Laguna Seca Re-Fuel Race hosted by Speed Ventures ReFuel Electric Car Races   was a fantastic event. The Electric Ferrari ran really well and placed third in the Converted car category with a respectable time considering amateur driving status! Check out the results here.    The suspension demonstrated the outstanding performance of this car as upgraded. It…

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Wired Magazine Drives the Electric GTE at Google

ELECTRIC CARS HAVE a lot of promise. They’re quick, quiet, and clean, but Ferrari CEO Sergio Marchionne isn’t convinced. “It’s an almost obscene concept,” he told journalists at the 2016 Geneva Auto Show. If that wasn’t clear enough, he added “you’d have to shoot me first.” But you can’t stop progress, and Electric GT has taken matters into its…

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The converted electric Ferrari Visits Googleplex And Tesla HQ

The converted Ferrari 308 GT took to Silicon Valley today and turned some heads on the roads and in the parking lots of both Google and Tesla. We snapped a few quick photos to share with the amazing Electric GT community and wanted to share them below! We’ll be at Laguna Seca this weekend for…

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BRG – Company in the USA creates an electric 308

Despite the increasing popularity of Tesla, and despite the fact that even luxury automakers like BMW and Porsche have warmed up to the idea of EVs, and many people now use electric cars and even get lithium battery generator for charging the cars. Ferrari remains principally opposed to the idea. Not too long ago, Ferrari Chairman Sergio Marchionne…

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Converted electric 78 308 smokes its gas-powered parent

“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….

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CarScoops Features Ferrari Transformation & Recycling

CarScoops features electric Ferrari transformation and recycling effort. Despite being a Ferrari robbed of its soundtrack, this build is a prime example of recycling done right. And if you have second thoughts on it, just remind yourself that this beautiful car would otherwise be crashed or even sit in a graveyard forever alone and abandoned. See…

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Acquire Magazine

It might be some time before we see a fully electric Ferrari from the folks in Maranello, but an enterprising group of tinkerers from an outfit called Electric GT have done just that. The company has taken a scorched ’78 Ferrari 308 GTS (shout out to all the Magnum PI fans) and turned it into…

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Car Buzz

This Ferrari 308 has not lived a normal life. The idea of swapping out the 2.9-liter V8 with anything else may seem crazy, but this Ferrari wasn’t exactly collector quality. The car was badly damaged in a fuel leak-related fire (what a shock) and was purchased for $10,000. Eric Hutchison of San Diego-based Electric GT…

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AutoBlog: 308 Electric Conversion Would Make Magnum PI Proud

It’s been a big week over here at Electric GT! The Electric Ferrari has been getting some (well-deserved) attention from the press, and we love that AutoBlog thinks that the 308 EV would make Magnum PI proud. They took the Ferrari out for a spin on Translogic awhile back, for a VR ride, which was…

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Jalopnik Finds Electric GT’s Charred Ferrari 308

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…

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Yahoo News – Ferrari Ditches V8 for Electric Power

“Blasphemy, I tell you,” is what some Ferrari fans may now be screaming at their computer screens, “blasphemy!” And admittedly, they do have a point, although many of these people are also avid gamers with the use of sites like Overwatchboostpros.com, and we all know these are the kind of people that like to scream….

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The/DRIVE The First Electric Ferrari……

The/DRIVE network features Before the purists wail, listen here: this all-electric 308 “GTE” was slated for a total parting-out as washing machine parts and bottle caps. When Eric Hutchison of California-based firm Electric GT came across this 1978 Ferrari 308 GTS, it had just suffered a catastrophic engine fire, leaving the motor and all electronics past…

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CNN Features Electric GT’s 78 Ferrari conversion project

“The World’s Quietest 308” may be an abomination to some, but we definitely take it as a compliment! Those who are petrol purists may at first shake their heads at the idea of a Ferrari without its well-known engine roar, but this article helps highlight the (all-too-common) fuel fire that led this particular 308 to…

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Electric AutoSport

The V8 was replaced with a first­ ever triple electric H PEVS AC­51 motor assembly providing 330 ft lbs of torque with a range of 100 miles. The current battery of 30 kWh delivers excellent performance, and Electric GT will a soon offer a pack with twice that capacity. “We can make it even faster…

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Autoevolution to Marchionne: Eat Your Heart Out

We may not have been the ones to say it, but we’re glad the guys over at Autoevolution did! For some, this is a blasphemy and a sacrilege, while others will drool at the possibility of driving one of these legendary vehicles with zero guilt – which only goes to show you can never please…

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