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Italian Zero Motorcycles Conversions to Sell From Spring 2020
Italian Zero Motorcycles Conversions to Sell From Spring 2020

28 Nov 2019, 16:40 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The Italians plan to sell the conversions for the Zero SR/F and FXS starting next spring, for prices starting at 6,000 EUR, not including the bikes

 
1972 Volkswagen Type 2 with e-Golf Powertrain Has Twice the Power of Old ICE
1972 Volkswagen Type 2 with e-Golf Powertrain Has Twice the Power of Old ICE

25 Nov 2019, 09:05 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / 1972 Volkswagen Type 2 Bus converted to fit a 2017 e-Golf powertrain, has 125 miles of range and more than double the power it had

 
Ford Ranger Raptor PaxPower Conversion Costs “Around $65,000”
Ford Ranger Raptor PaxPower Conversion Costs “Around $65,000”

5 Nov 2019, 13:35 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / The Ranger Raptor is finally available stateside, but not from Ford. A Texas-based tuner by the name of PaxPower can help you with a fully-built conversion

 
This Subaru Outback Camper Conversion Looks Ready For Six-Month Climbing Trip
This Subaru Outback Camper Conversion Looks Ready For Six-Month Climbing Trip

30 Sep 2019, 14:10 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Would you take this Outback on a six-month trip in the wild, charging your laptop from a roof-mounted solar panel and sleeping next to your dog?

 
Volkswagen Beetle Returns as Electric Car with e-up! Powertrain
Volkswagen Beetle Returns as Electric Car with e-up! Powertrain

5 Sep 2019, 09:03 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Volkswagen comes up with a solution to turn historic Beetle cars into electric vehicles using the powertrain deployed on the e-up!

 
Volkswagen Crafter Police Support Unit Is Here To Quench Riots
Volkswagen Crafter Police Support Unit Is Here To Quench Riots

28 Apr 2019, 11:38 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Volkswagen predicts a riot in the United Kingdom with the Crafter Police Support Unit, featuring seating for seven in the rear and a half-width prison

 
Startup Aims to Convert Old SUVs into EVs Using Tesla Model S Batteries
Startup Aims to Convert Old SUVs into EVs Using Tesla Model S Batteries

26 Mar 2019, 10:06 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The 1971 Land Rover Series 2a turned electric car uses Tesla Model S battery packs and has an electric motor developing 134 hp

 
New Stratos Is Another Breed of Ferrari in Geneva
New Stratos Is Another Breed of Ferrari in Geneva

7 Mar 2019, 15:36 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The New Stratos is in fact a conversion of the Ferrari F430 using a 4.3-liter V8 engine that develops 540 horsepower and 519 Nm at 3750 rpm

 
Brabham BT62 to Get Road Legal Conversion, Keeps 700 BHP Troop
Brabham BT62 to Get Road Legal Conversion, Keeps 700 BHP Troop

7 Jan 2019, 13:10 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Despite going road legal, the car will continue to hide a naturally aspirated 5.4-liter V8 engine that will continue to develop 700 BHP

 
Aston Martin Prepares Heritage EV Conversion Program For Classic Models
Aston Martin Prepares Heritage EV Conversion Program For Classic Models

5 Dec 2018, 18:24 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / As much as we fancy a DB6 Volante, one with electric drive instead of the original inline-six's suck-squeeze-bang-blow is somewhat uninspiring

 
Mitsuoka Rock Star Is Half Mazda MX-5 Miata, Half Chevrolet Corvette
Mitsuoka Rock Star Is Half Mazda MX-5 Miata, Half Chevrolet Corvette

11 Oct 2018, 09:51 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / If the MX-5 Miata is too bland for your liking, Mitsuoka has an alternative for you in the guise of the Corvette-inspired Rock Star

 
Volkswagen Amarok 6x4 is Real, Coming Courtesy of Australian Dealer
Volkswagen Amarok 6x4 is Real, Coming Courtesy of Australian Dealer

8 Jun 2018, 15:58 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Somewhere in Australia, a dealer specialized in all things Volkswagen decided to turn the Amarok V6 TDI from 4x4 to 6x4 with the help of a local company

 
Tesla Model S RemetzCar Shooting Brake Ready for the Road
Tesla Model S RemetzCar Shooting Brake Ready for the Road

29 May 2018, 08:46 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / A new conversion of a Tesla Model S into a wagon, this time in Europe, is to be produced in limited numbers by RemetzCar.

 
2018 Dacia Duster Fiskal Van Conversion Priced at EUR 1,730
2018 Dacia Duster Fiskal Van Conversion Priced at EUR 1,730

18 May 2018, 12:46 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Over in Austria, Romanian automaker Dacia will gladly convert the Duster from SUV to van if the Dokker doesn't float your boat

 
Lightweight Performance BMW M2 Convertible Is Real And It’s Awesome
Lightweight Performance BMW M2 Convertible Is Real And It’s Awesome

7 May 2018, 16:12 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / More power and torque than the M2 Competition, know-how from the M4 GTS, and a soft top. What more do you want from your BMW M2?

 
Volvo C30 AWD Conversion Isn’t Your Average OEM Tuning
Volvo C30 AWD Conversion Isn’t Your Average OEM Tuning

7 May 2018, 11:49 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / After years of trial and error, someone managed to convert the Volvo C30 from front- to all-wheel-drive using OEM parts from Volvo and Haldex

 
Tesla Model S Shooting Brake Is The Perfect EV For Dog Owners
Tesla Model S Shooting Brake Is The Perfect EV For Dog Owners

28 Jan 2018, 19:51 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / If you want your Tesla Model S capable of hauling two dogs, your best bet is the shooting brake conversion from UK-based Qwest Norfolk

 
991.2 Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS Gets The 991.1 GT3 RS Treatment From Mcchip-DKR
991.2 Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS Gets The 991.1 GT3 RS Treatment From Mcchip-DKR

15 Jan 2018, 09:46 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / If the Targa 4 GTS is too bland for your liking, Mcchip-DKR can turn your 911 into a GT3 RS lookalike with oodles of grunt

 
Mercedes-Benz Turns The X-Class Pickup Into a Camper Van and a Mobile Kitchen
Mercedes-Benz Turns The X-Class Pickup Into a Camper Van and a Mobile Kitchen

5 Jan 2018, 15:26 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Want a capable bug-out vehicle but not a glorified van such as the Marco Polo? Mercedes-Benz comes to the rescue with a pair of X-Class campers

 
Here’s a Chevrolet Suburban Converted To Duramax Diesel Power
Here’s a Chevrolet Suburban Converted To Duramax Diesel Power

12 Dec 2017, 14:47 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Converting the Suburban to the LML Duramax 6.6-liter turbo diesel V8 is no small feat, with prices starting at $45,000 excluding the donor vehicle