Porsche 914 back on the road as an electric vehicle!

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This could be the unofficial predecessor of the upcoming electric Boxster or Cayman. At least this converted 914 gives an idea of ​​what it would have looked like if the electric revolution - and lithium battery technology - would have taken place 40 years ago. The basis for the conversion was a standard Porsche 914 from 1975. The mid-engine sports car was created as a joint project by Porsche and Volkswagen and was produced between 1968 and 1977. Usually one was installed Four-cylinder boxer engine with a displacement of 1.8 liters and 76 hp or a 2.0 liter with 95 hp. But in the engine compartment of this specimen, the Californian tuner EV West (works with Volkswagen, among others) one E-Motor installed. So the 914 was converted to battery operation. The classic has been driven by one ever since HPEVS AC-50 electric motor and the energy comes from one 36 CALB LiFeP04 battery. However, the standard remains Five-speed manual.

Porsche 914 as an electric vehicle

The cabin is apart from digital instrument cluster by Andromeda Interfaces (with speedometer, voltage, motor temperature, controller temperature, high voltage display, battery cell temperature, maximum cell temperature display) almost unchanged, which also applies to the exterior from a visual point of view. The 914 became new some time ago lacquered and likes to send 15 inches Fuchs rims. A subtle one is also installed Fiberglass front bumper. According to the EV West website, a 914 conversion kit currently $8.734 plus battery. If we get more information about the changes, there is of course an update for this report. You will be informed about this if you simply use our Feed subscribe to. Have fun watching the pictures and stay true to us!

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the classic Porsche 914 as an electric vehicle
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