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First electric Factory Five 818 is a go!

Discussion in 'Electric Vehicles' started by domenick, Apr 28, 2014.

  1. domenick

    domenick Nerd

    Jan 2, 2008
    The first battery-powered Factory Five 818 is now driving under it's own power and is definitely worth a look, and maybe even consideration as a possible buy/build. Even lacking body panels, it won the Best innovation Design award at the Factory Five Cruise-In last weekend. EV West took it to the track a couple weekends ago and made a cool video featuring it being tossed through turns. I've written up a piece on the car and how it signals a possible shift in kit cars for AutoblogGreen that has the video and more pictures.

    (Mods: I was going to put this in the EV Conversion area but it's not really a conversion in the traditional sense. Of course, feel free to move it there if you are so inclined)

  2. mnx

    mnx 2013 P85

    May 6, 2009
    Ancaster, Canada
    Looks sweet!

    Someday I hope to have an electric track toy. :)

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