Electric GT teamed up with engineers EV West to convert a 1978 Ferrari 308GTS into an all-electric machine. First, they removed its fire-damaged V8 engine, and then replaced it with three motors and batteries capable of traveling 80 miles on a single charge. More specifically, a three-HPEVS AC-51 motor drivetrain, mated to a 5-speed G50 Porsche transaxle and limited-slip differential, good for a combined power output of 330 horsepower. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
“But, before you get upset, you should know that the original vehicle actually sustained serious fire damage before the conversion. Now it can hit 180 mph and does 0-62 in only five seconds. Unfortunately, for those that appreciate the modern tech with classic looks, this ride is already spoken for. You could always reach out to Electric GT for a custom job, however,” reports Hi Consumption.