• Miata EV conversion

    If we said you could own an electric car that offered four-fifths the fun of a 2012 Tesla Roadster 2.5 for less than a fifth the price, you might think we'd been illicitly inhaling gasoline fumes on the side. What you might not know is how close we are to the truth, and one that comes in the shape of a hugely popular sports car first revealed in 1989. That's right - you can own a first generation Mazda Miata sports EV for less than $15,000, or around 15 percent the price of a brand new Tesla Roadster. The catch? You have to build it yourself, though a new conversion kit from San Francisco...

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