Building your own electric car

Ferrari Mondial

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.

Last Updated: May 24, 2015

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