Building your own electric car
Yes, you can build your own electric car!
BBC Autos has put together another 10 candidates HERE, from a Ferrari to a Honda, that are ideal for conversion from gasoline to electric, using products & technologies now available from firms like Electric Motors. Here is the list of candidates:
1980-93 Ferrari Mondial
1963-90 Trabant 601
1970-78 Triumph Stag
1955-66 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud
1991 Nissan Figaro
2001-03 Renault Avantime
1975-78 and 1980-81 Lancia Montecarlo
1960-80 Saab 96
1989-99 BMW 8 Series
2003-11 Honda Element
So, if you want an electric car, but are not a fan of some of the newer designs, then get a hold of one of these cars and convert it to electric. You will get the best of both worlds – a classic design with an earth-friendly powertrain.
See BBC Autos’ previous list of 10 cars HERE.