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.  

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. “The option to get classic cars that are electric [doesn’t] exist,” 47-year-old Hutchison told CNBC. “We don’t …

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 …

MOTORPUNK UK: THE “OBSCENE” ELECTRIC CONVERSION OF A FERRARI 308 GTS

Ferrari’s CEO Sergio Marchionne once said that a Ferrari without an internal combustion engine would be “an obscene concept”.  An American friend of a friend of MotorPunk thinks he knows better. His story starts with a fire-damaged 1978 Ferrari 308GTS. This one, in fact; Trim bits for classic Ferraris are painfully expensive. So our colonial chum, Eric, whipped out much …

Pistonheads.com UK

Our friends at EV Performance tossed a ringer into Pistonheads.com UK recently and it elicited quiet a discussion among the UK automotive chaps! What a great public engagement on their Facebook page here which really shows the polarizing nature of the automotive paradigm swing. Check out the original Article  here.   So is a 1980 Fiat 124 Spider a Fiat …

EV Performance UK

Spring is here and we’re roofless in a Seventies Ferrari, tearing up a mountain road just north of San Diego in the warm sunshine. The car? A Magnum Pi-spec red 308 GTS – most petrolheads’ idea of heaven. The soundtrack? A mixtape of nothing but pure rock ‘n’ roll from the era, and that booming V8 sountrack, of course. Actually, where is …

Wired Magazine Drives the Electric GTE at Google

ELECTRIC CARS HAVE a lot of promise. They’re quick, quiet, and clean, but Ferrari CEO Sergio Marchionne isn’t convinced. “It’s an almost obscene concept,” he told journalists at the 2016 Geneva Auto Show. If that wasn’t clear enough, he added “you’d have to shoot me first.” But you can’t stop progress, and Electric GT has taken matters into its own hands. The San Diego-based …

BRG – Company in the USA creates an electric 308

Despite the increasing popularity of Tesla, and despite the fact that even luxury automakers like BMW and Porsche have warmed up to the idea of EVs, Ferrari remains principally opposed to the idea. Not too long ago, Ferrari Chairman Sergio Marchionne said that the idea of developing a Ferrari without a standard internal combustion engine would be “an almost obscene concept” and something …

Arriva alla California una Ferrari unica al mondo: ha il motore elettrico

Making the Rounds in Italy! Arriva dalla California una Ferrari unica al mondo: per la prima volta è stata infatti messa in strada una Rossa di Maranello spinta unicamente da motore elettrico. A produrla è stata un’azienda californiana, l’Electric GT, che ha recuperato una vecchia 308 GTS del 1978 ‘vittima’ di un incendio, ne ha restaurato il telaio e ha poi deciso di sostituire ciò che restava …