The/DRIVE The First Electric Ferrari…… – Electric GT

The/DRIVE The First Electric Ferrari……

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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 the points of repair. The cost? Just $10,000. So, in “The Six Million Dollar Man fashion,” the folks at Electric GT sought to replace the car’s old-fashioned innards with the latest technology. Ciao, V-8; salve

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