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This may be the most horrifying Tesla Model S electric car in the world

This may be the most horrifying Tesla Model S electric car in the world

When it comes to modifying cars, the sky's the limit. Given enough cash, car modifiers will go to extraordinary lengths to improve the performance of stock vehicles, or customize styling to make a mass-produced vehicle unique. But just because you can do something, that doesn't always mean you... read more

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Updated Tesla Model S conversion kit from Unplugged Performance

Tesla Model S body upgrade kit makes older cars look like new 2016s

The Tesla Model S recently received its first styling update since going on sale four years ago. The most visible change is a new, smoother front-fascia design that dispenses... read more June 21, 2016 by


 
1978 Ferrari 308 GTS electric-car conversion

Electric Ferrari, Magnum, P.I. style

What do you do with a toasted Ferrari? This 1978 Ferrari 308 GTS looks like it drove straight out of an episode of Magnum, P.I., but underneath it's very different from that... read more May 1, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model S stretch limousine (Photo by Big Limos)

Tesla Model S: better electric stretch limo than Nissan Leaf?

On paper, the Tesla Model S seems like a good candidate for green-minded limousine operators. It's a luxury sedan, which is a common starting point for stretch-limousine... read more April 12, 2016 by


 
Genovation GXE

All-electric Corvette sets EV top speed record (video)

It turns out that one way to make a Corvette even faster is to pull out the engine and add batteries. Genovation Cars is a company that, among other things, converts... read more March 25, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Passat TDI

Not Just VW: Internet Offers Diesel 'Defeat Devices' For Sale Too

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) shocked the public in late September when it revealed that Volkswagen used "defeat device" software to cheat on emissions... read more January 21, 2016 by


 
Solar-powered electric 1966 Volkswagen bus owned by Daniel Theoblad

Classic 1966 VW Bus With Green Drivetrain: Solar-Powered Electric Motor

Solar-powered cars are typically custom-built affairs that prioritize function over form. Their shapes are usually dictated by aerodynamics and the placement of solar panels... read more August 1, 2015 by


 
1968 Ford Mustang "Zombie 222" electric conversion

Ford Mustang Electric Drag Car Does 0 To 60 MPH Under 2 Seconds, Targets 200 MPH

The McLaren F1 supercar and Tesla Model S P85D sedan can both do 0 to 60 mph in 3.2 seconds. But they're not fast, not really. Not when there's an electric car that will do 0... read more June 18, 2015 by


 
2015 Ford Transit

Ford Transit Van Gets Add-In Hybrid Kit For Better Fuel Economy

Full-size vans and other commercial vehicles spend more time on the road than the average passenger car. But often the public pays little attention to ways their fuel... read more May 5, 2015 by


 
1975 Enfield E8000 ECC "Flux Capacitor," by Flickr user Mark Skinner (Used under CC License)

Tiny 40-Year-Old Electric Car Now As Fast As Tesla Roadster

The era of the modern electric car essentially began in December 2010 with the launch of the Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Volt. But there were many electric cars before that... read more April 29, 2015 by


 
Zero South plug-in hybrid Hummer H1

Plug-In Hybrid HUMMERs Headed For The South Pole On Biofuel

If you were going to drive to the South Pole, what vehicle would you choose? There's a team gearing up right now to undertake that very adventure--using a pair of plug-in... read more April 24, 2015 by


 
Nissan e-NV200 "Ultimate Smart BBQ Vehicle" screencap

Nissan 'Ultimate Smart BBQ' Electric Van: Feast Your Eyes, Feed Your Body

As electric cars become more common, it's only a matter of time before more people start thinking of things to do with them besides drive to and from work. Like, for example... read more March 6, 2015 by


 
Ford F-150 SVT Raptor electric ATV by Caddyshack Golf Cars

All-Electric Ford SVT Raptor Pickup Truck Hits (Some) Dealers (Sort Of)

The Ford F-150 SVT Raptor pickup wasn't designed for fuel economy. It's a souped up version of the outgoing version of the Ford full-size truck, created solely to cover tough... read more November 13, 2014 by


 
Jaguar XJS

36-MPG Jaguar XJ-S: Hypermiling Owner's Great Lengths For 1984 Luxury Coupe

When thinking of fuel-efficient cars, the Jaguar XJ-S doesn't generally spring to mind. This luxury coupe initially launched with a V-12 engine was built for comfort and... read more October 24, 2014 by


 
Saleen Foursixteen based on the Tesla Model S

Saleen Foursixteen Tesla Model S Burns Rubber, Not Gas

An electric car's main purposes are those of efficiency and reducing reliance on oil. But as cars, they're also objects ingrained into culture and often bought for emotive... read more September 9, 2014 by


 
2014 Honda CR-Z HPD Supercharged

2014 Honda CR-Z Hybrid Gets Factory-Approved Supercharger Kit

Ask Honda fans what's wrong with the CR-Z hybrid coupe, and they'll give you one of two answers. Those who seek economy will tell you it's not frugal enough. Those after... read more August 21, 2014 by


 

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