Converting a classic car to electric – step by step photos


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Here’s some photos of the major steps involved in converting a classic car to 100% electric power. In this case it is a Ford 1965 Mk1 Cortina. This isn’t meant to be a how-to guide, or an exhaustive build log – just a quick photographic breakdown of the major steps in electrifying a classic ride. […]

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100% Electric Ford Mk1 Cortina – Specs


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Short on time and just want the nitty gritty details? Here they are: Battery: Tesla 31kWh (5 liquid-cooled modules from a 2018 Model X 100D) Range ~180 kms Motor: Netgain HyPer9 AC electric motor, 100kW peak, 235Nm (173lb/ft) torque, 120V Performance: 0-100km/h in ~7.5sec; top speed: not tested above 130km/h yet… Drivetrain: Reconditioned 4.44 ratio […]

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