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Rich Rebuilds Will Turn a Harley-Davidson into an Electric Machine – It's Not a LiveWire
Rich Rebuilds Will Turn a Harley-Davidson into an Electric Machine – It's Not a LiveWire

29 Aug 2022, 12:52 UTC / The conversion process is still in the middle, but the new electric chopper looks interesting and more reliable than a regular Harley-Davidson.

 
This 1975 BMW EV Restomod Could Be the Best Bet for Classic Car Lovers
This 1975 BMW EV Restomod Could Be the Best Bet for Classic Car Lovers

12 Aug 2022, 13:33 UTC / Jerry Dhillon found an easy way of owning a classic car in London: giving a 1975 BMW 1602 an electric motor instead of the stock engine

 
1993 Honda City EV Conversion Paid for Itself, Was Built by a Granny
1993 Honda City EV Conversion Paid for Itself, Was Built by a Granny

29 May 2022, 10:49 UTC / Years ago, a woman in New Zealand took "built not bought" to a new level, and she converted a wrecked car into an EV herself. It runs off the grid, by the way

 
The Story of Kevin Erickson’s 1972 Plymouth “Electrolite”, a Tesla Swap Done Right
The Story of Kevin Erickson’s 1972 Plymouth “Electrolite”, a Tesla Swap Done Right

22 Mar 2022, 13:16 UTC / A 1972 Plymouth Satellite with a Tesla heart, this flawless build manages to retain its muscle car soul even if it lost its eight-cylinder voice

 
The Iconic 1967 Mustang Will Make a Comeback in EV Guise, But It Has One Major Problem
The Iconic 1967 Mustang Will Make a Comeback in EV Guise, But It Has One Major Problem

21 Mar 2022, 13:51 UTC / The American icon is being produced once again as a luxurious EV by a British startup, but its price is hard to digest considering what the car has to offer

 
4-Year Rolls-Royce Ghost Electric Conversion Cost a House and a Marriage
4-Year Rolls-Royce Ghost Electric Conversion Cost a House and a Marriage

2 Mar 2022, 05:29 UTC / “My head is always in the clouds,” says Canadian engineer who got the idea to turn his Rolls into an EV because his daughter scolded him for being a “douchebag”

 
Magna Proposes the Craziest Engine Swap for ICE Pickup Trucks, Goes All-Electric
Magna Proposes the Craziest Engine Swap for ICE Pickup Trucks, Goes All-Electric

24 Feb 2022, 12:05 UTC / Magna International launched EtelligentForce, an electric powertrain for ICE pickup trucks that keeps most of the existing chassis components in place

 
MINI Recharged Plans to Convert Classic Minis in Reversible Fashion
MINI Recharged Plans to Convert Classic Minis in Reversible Fashion

25 Jan 2022, 11:04 UTC / You get to drive them in restricted areas of London without having to pay an environmental tax, but BMW did not say how much that costs

 
One-Off Electric Dodge B300 Van Prototype Ends Up on Craiglist
One-Off Electric Dodge B300 Van Prototype Ends Up on Craiglist

20 Dec 2021, 21:40 UTC / The electric van was ordered by the American government and cost $240,000 at the time, equivalent to $669,754 today. It is now for sale for $28,000.

 
After Putting a V8 in a Tesla, Rich Benoit Wants to Give a Corvette Electric Motors
After Putting a V8 in a Tesla, Rich Benoit Wants to Give a Corvette Electric Motors

29 Nov 2021, 23:12 UTC / Before you scream “sacrilege,” you should know the conversion will happen in a Corvette C4, named by the youtuber as the worst ever made

 
'98 Chevy S-10 EV Conversion Work in Progress Reps The Next-Gen of Tuning Culture
'98 Chevy S-10 EV Conversion Work in Progress Reps The Next-Gen of Tuning Culture

9 Nov 2021, 20:13 UTC / Originally, this custom build started out as a perfectly normal 1998 Chevy S/10 light truck, which came with a plethora of four and six-cylinder engines

 
Bisimoto’s Porsche 935: The EV Conversion That Even Petrolheads Have Fallen For
Bisimoto’s Porsche 935: The EV Conversion That Even Petrolheads Have Fallen For

2 Nov 2021, 14:33 UTC / Introduced at last year's SEMA show, this amazing vehicle is a unique combination between a modern EV and a legendary Porsche racecar from the 1980s

 
This Alfasud Became an Electric Machine Thanks to Its Restoration Process
This Alfasud Became an Electric Machine Thanks to Its Restoration Process

1 Nov 2021, 17:32 UTC / Sean Fosberry had the intention to make his 1977 Alfasud 5M a more reliable machine, so he gave it a battery pack and an electric motor.

 
New Defender Fights Tesla-Powered Old Defender in Epic Tug-of-War, Big Brother Shows Up
New Defender Fights Tesla-Powered Old Defender in Epic Tug-of-War, Big Brother Shows Up

14 Sep 2021, 18:41 UTC / We know Land Rover's Terrain Response system is hard to beat in a tug-of-war, but is that still true when the opponent is another Land Rover?

 
Swindon Powertrain Joins Hemmels to Offer an Electric Mercedes-Benz Pagoda
Swindon Powertrain Joins Hemmels to Offer an Electric Mercedes-Benz Pagoda

18 Aug 2021, 15:20 UTC / The company that presented a rather expensive conversion kit for the classic Mini will now help Hemmels offer an electric Mercedes-Benz 280SL Pagoda.

 
Electrogenic Creates an Electric Citroën DS With Up to 200 Miles of Range
Electrogenic Creates an Electric Citroën DS With Up to 200 Miles of Range

28 Jul 2021, 11:23 UTC / The British company swapped the 2-liter engine of the 1971 Citröen DS for its brushless motor, able to deliver 120 hp (90 kW).

 
This Impeccable 1934 Austin 7 Comes With Electric Motor After Home Conversion
This Impeccable 1934 Austin 7 Comes With Electric Motor After Home Conversion

12 Jul 2021, 13:35 UTC / 84-year-old David Wallis bought the car last year and dedicated six full months to the conversion, which took place in his home workshop

 
Classic Mini EV Conversion Promises to Be Affordable at £25,000
Classic Mini EV Conversion Promises to Be Affordable at £25,000

10 Jun 2021, 18:11 UTC / London Electric Cars offers its customers an electric Mini with around 70 miles of range for that kind of money, but the cost does not include the donor car.

 
Gordon Ramsay Checks Out the New Everrati Porsche 911 Electric Restomod
Gordon Ramsay Checks Out the New Everrati Porsche 911 Electric Restomod

29 May 2021, 05:37 UTC / “Signature” was just unveiled and the celebrity chef is already checking it out in person, fueling rumors that he’s about to add one to the collection

 
Electrogenic Will Electromod Your Obscure Classic, Triumph Stag Included
Electrogenic Will Electromod Your Obscure Classic, Triumph Stag Included

15 Apr 2021, 07:13 UTC / It's entirely refreshing to know that no matter how old or lesser known your car is, there's somebody out there ready and willing to prepare it for an EV life