Electric

Rare EV Ancestor: 1932 Detroit Electric Model 97

This 1932 Detroit Electric Model 97 is no Tesla alternative, despite what you may have heard. It actually is an incredibly rare and relatively-early-yet-late battery-powered car that can be found here on eBay in Wilson, North Carolina. The bid… more»

Packard Powered: 1950s Dunlap Electric Mower

Umm, you’re showing a vintage lawn mower? A vintage push lawn mower?! A vintage electric push lawn mower?!! Are you guys cray-cray, as the kids say?! (said, in 2014). No, we aren’t all crazy, just me. Well, apparently the ever-vigilant Fred H…. more»

Long Before Tesla: 1969 Mars II Electric

It’s no secret that electric cars are nothing new, but we tend to think that there was a vast gulf between the electric broughams of the early days of automobility and the advent of the modern electric era with… more»

Zero Emissions Hauler: 1912 C-T A10 Electric Truck

In the early days of self-powered vehicles, electricity emerged as a potential default power source over gasoline or steam. An early electric-powered heavy hauler is up for auction on here on eBay in Winfield, West Virginia with a current… more»

Not Quite a Tesla: 2003 NEVCO Gizmo

With the proliferation of Leafs, Bolts, Volts and Teslas lately, it’s easy to forget just how far electric cars have come in the last 15 years.   If you need a reminder, look no further than this NEVCO Gizmo, for… more»

Gas Free: 1981 Ford Escort EV

As a general rule, you rarely want to have all of your exterior photos of a vehicle that you’re selling with the hood open. Maybe if it was a perfectly-restored engine ready for Pebble Beach or a mind-blowing restomod… more»

Dynamic Duo: 1974 CitiCar X 2

Maybe this isn’t a Dynamic Duo as in Batman and Robin, but as far as being somewhat campy and cartoon-like, maybe it’s not that far off? A seller in Cortland, Ohio has not one but two CitiCar EVs for… more»

Dodging Electrons: 1980 Dodge/Jet Electrica 007

This one is recognizable as a Dodge Omni 024 or a Plymouth Horizon TC3, but it’s actually a 1980 Jet Electrica 007! Dang, that’s a cool name, at least until most people find out that it’s a battery-powered conversion… more»

40-Mile Range’r: 1987 Ford Ranger EV

Battery-powered vehicles don’t appeal to everyone, much like a lot of other vehicles don’t appeal to everyone. But, in their circles, they’re as popular as a Hemi ‘Cuda rolling across the block in Scottsdale surrounded by gray mustaches and gallons… more»

The Long and Short of it: 1980 Comuta-Car

Believe it or not, and you can believe it, I’m a huge fan of these cars. This is a 1980 Comuta-Car and it’s listed on eBay with an unmet opening bid of $1,500. It’s located in Wrightsville, Pennsylvania so… more»

LeLectric Car: 1980 Lectric Leopard

For those of you who don’t care for the regular LeCar powertrain, or those of you who lament anyone “ruining” a perfectly good car to turn it into a battery-powered car, this one is for you! This unusual ride… more»

11-Second Quarter Mile? 1970 Opel GT EV

You’re right, there is something different about this 1970 Open GT, this one is an EV! It’s on Craigslist with three asking prices: $2,500 for the car and $2,000 for a crazy “new” electric motor that’ll rocket thing into… more»

Danger High Voltage! 1988 Subaru DL EV

Just when you think you’ve seen it all from ol’ Scotty G, along comes a 1988 Subaru DL EV! This former tech-school student project is on eBay in Greesboro, North Carolina with a current (ah hem) bid price of just… more»

BF Exclusive: B&Z Electra King 3-Wheeler

UPDATE 11/8/16 – Steven has lowered his asking price to $900! FROM 9/17/16 – Who needs a Tesla when you can get one of these? B&Z started building small electric cars back in the sixties and ended up cranking… more»

Sparkey, the SEMA ‘Stang! 1965 Ford Mustang EV

Here’s a different one, a 1965 Ford Mustang EV! Yep, you read that right. This battery-powered fastback is in Simi Valley, California and it on eBay with a.. cough.. current bid price of $4,550 and there is no reserve! But,… more»

Leaping Lightning, It’s A Lectric Leopard!

If you recognized this car as a Renault 5, kudos to you. But what you might not have known was that the basic R5 platform was used as the basis for electric car conversions by the U.S. Electricar Corporation… more»