EV

Chevy Volt Batteries: 1980 Jet Industries ElectraVan

“One of these things is not like the other, one of these things just doesn’t belong”, to quote the great sage of our time: Ernie from Sesame Street. Guess which vehicle I’m going to talk about here? Yes, the… more»

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»

White Wedge: 1980 Comuta-Car EV

A car with a 40-mile range would be useful for a lot of people, although the size of this 1980 Comuta-Car may give most of them a fright. Sharing the road with texting and otherwise-inattentive gigantic-SUV-driving people is enough… more»

Needs Batteries: 1994 Geo Solectria Force EV

“Needs batteries”. How many times have we seen that in relation to a car like this unusual 1994 Geo Solectria Force EV? Many times, but it’s an interesting car it can be found here on eBay in Ludlow, Massachusetts…. more»

Tesla Wannabee: 1961 Stuart Electric

The story of Barry Stuart, inventer of the 1961 Stuart Electic, could have gone much like that of Elon Musk if the stars would have aligned. He may have been ahead of his time and ahead of available technology… more»

Sturgis Bound: 1970s Eldon Poweride Chopper

With the 2019 Sturgis Rally coming in the first week of August, it’s time to think about how you’ll get there. I highly suggest taking something like this 1970s Eldon Poweride Chopper. This rad ride can be found here… more»

Drop A ____ In It! 1959 Taylor-Dunn Trident

We have seen a few versions of the 1959 Taylor-Dunn Trident here on Barn Finds over the last few years and this one is a little unique. Did I just really say that it’s a little unique? As if… more»

Only 32 Miles! 1976 CitiCar SV-48

If Elon Musk would have had a battery-powered car at age 5 it may have been something like this 1976 Sebring-Vanguard CitiCar SV-48. This fantastic, funky little find is listed here on eBay in Clarksville, Iowa with an unmet… more»

Silent Hauler: 1937 Ford EV Pickup

This is a vehicle that I never expected to see and I bet that most of you never thought that you would see a 1937 Ford EV pickup. What?! Yes, a battery-powered ’37 Ford pickup. This unusual hauler can… more»

UPDATE: Only $50,000! 1980 Ford Fairmont EV

UPDATE – After featuring this Fairmont, the owner decided to lower the price to a somewhat more reasonable $50,000. FROM 4/24/19 – A 24-year-old gentleman in Wisconsin just won a $768-million Powerball jackpot. His lump sum payout is $477-million before… more»

1st of Only 43 Made: 1960 Henney Kilowatt

The 20th Century was littered with so many unusual and interesting vehicle companies that I wonder if anyone has ever come up with a comprehensive list of every different car company? Probably not, but now I have something to… more»

Silver Bullet: 1984 Pontiac Fiero EV

Here’s another in the Scotty G Oddball EV series of semi-normal cars that have been converted to battery power: we bring you this 1984 Pontiac Fiero EV – also known as Silver Bullet. This good looking silent ride can… more»

Plug And Play: 1980 Comuta-Car

Like going to a wine tasting party, vintage EVs are very much an acquired taste, usually among a specialty group of folks with turtlenecks and skinny jeans and.. no, wait, that’s just for wine tastings. Folks who like cars… more»

Tesla Alternative: 1981 Ford Escort Electrica EV

Ok, there’s no jet engine in this 1981 Ford Escort Electrica, but Jet Industries out of Austin, Texas converted engineless vehicles to battery power and one such beast was the Ford Escort Jet Electrica. This rare example can be… more»

Italian Supercar: 1974 Elcar Zagato

This is a car that I have been trying to find for a few years now, or one like it. This 1974 Elcar Zagato (yeah, that Zagato) can be found here on Craigslist with a $2,000 asking price. It’s… more»

Chevy Volt Powered: 1974 Volkswagen Beetle EV

This is an unusual EV conversion in that it’s a 1974 Volkswagen Beetle and it has a late model Chevy Volt battery pack. It can be found here on Craigslist in West Long Branch, New Jersey. The seller is… more»