DGIT Daily

Pure awesomeness: Top 10 EV classic car conversions

“Electric GT’s Ferrari 308 conversion ranks #1 Classic Car Conversion” – DGIT Daily: A fuel leak and subsequent fire pretty much consigned this Ferrari 308 GTS, the Magnum PI car, to an early grave. Then San Diego-based Electric GT got hold of it and it rose again like a Phoenix from the ashes. The molten V8 made way for a …

CNet Review

Retrofitting Classic Cars – CNet Review

In the CNet review…. Michael Bream and his team at EV West have chosen to remain optimistic, for good reason. Every car in their garage is a testament to how the power of clean, electric energy can transform how we get around. Especially the bright red 1978 Ferrari 308 GTS. The car was burned in a fire and later restored to …

ElectricGT 308, Ferrari 308 Electric Conversion (CleanTechnica Review)

ElectricGT 308, Ferrari 308 Electric Conversion (CleanTechnica Review) We first saw the ElectricGT 308, a converted Ferrari 308, at the second Long Beach, California Formula E championship. The car was briefly brought on the track and delighted an excited public with screeching tires and donuts. It made almost no noise, save for two belts whining as the electric motors pumped out a …

Retrofitting Classics

Retrofitting Classic Cars With Electric Motors

Vice visits retroffiting shop and likes the 308 Conversion. Check out the article here. “What sound does daddy’s car make?” Michael Bream asked his son, Eli. The two-year-old paused for a moment. “Vroom,” he said. Retrofitting! “No, that’s not it,” Bream said. Something clicked inside Eli and he made another, softer noise. “Woosh.” Bream nodded. Bream’s car and the classic …

Electric Ferrari Manual Gearbox

Jalopnik Drives Electric Classic 308 w Manual Gearbox

Manual gearbox in an Electrified 308? Senior Review Editor for Jalopnik: Andrew Collins: On driving EV with a manual gearbox “Driving a 1978 Ferrari 308 with zero engine noise was weird. Using a regular three-pedal five-speed manual-gearbox connected to an electric motor was even odder. But Electric GT’s EV-swapped Ferrari has a distinctive driving experience that, once you wrap your brain around …

Formula E Las Vegas e-Race

Formula E was in Las Vegas for a $1 Million purse e-Race pitting gamers against drivers this month. The promo Video here was shot using the Electric 3o8 GTE. JEV spent the day shooting in the car all over Las Vegas. Check it out.      

DRIVETRIBE REVIEW: 308 GTE

Henry Catchpole Features Editor for DriveTribe visited San Diego to spend a day with the 1st & Only 100% EV 308 GTE. Check out the article and video here and to a subsequent article with more pictures here. Enjoyed meeting the guys. Very professional and made some great shots and video, and thanks to the Wifi baby monitor we were able to …

ELECTRIC GT on CNBC

  CNBC Shift Video here. and full article here.   Anyone who stands within earshot of a Ferrari will notice the earth-shattering engine noise. But Eric Hutchison is changing that reality by introducing the world’s first fully electric, and fully silent, converted 78 Ferrari. Another newly vehicle made was the e-scooter, not only is it fast and good looking like the …

Car Advice Australia

The 1978 Ferrari 308 is now an Electric GTE 308 Horsepower resurrection of historical note. The fuel fire burned Ferrari 308 GTS was restored, revived and electrified by Electric GT, an electric car conversion company based in San Diego. The electrified Ferrari features three 75kW HPEVS electric motors with a total driveshaft output of 447Nm. Drive is sent to the rear …