Electric Vehicle Conversions

Classic Car Electric Conversions

Classic cars in New Zealand

The future is here, and for some of you, that future is electric. The market has a growing number of fully electric or EV cars available and it looks like this segment will continue to grow. What does that mean for our classic cars, are they destined for the graveyard. Definitely not, even though man classic owners will want to maintain their combustion engines, there is a growing demand for fully electric or EV conversion for classic cars. The team at The Surgery can help you plan and build your fully electric classic vehicle so there is no reason that classic car owners cant have vintage style with the drive train of the future.

Questions you may have about EV conversions

1. Can all classic cars be converted?

Yes, pretty much all classic cars can be convertered to fully electric. From cars like MG Midgets, VW Beetles all the way up to VW Kombi’s and American pickup trucks.

2. What parts will be required?

There are two paths available to us, Fully electric or EV conversion kits if they are available for your vehicle or build a custom part list as required. As interest in this market continues to grow, more and more kits are becoming available around the world.

3. What are the benefits ?    

Converting a classic car to a fully electric vehicle would not only save you money on fuel bills and ongoing maintenance and servicing costs as electric drive systems are generally maintenance free. No more engine problems, just relax and enjoy a reliable vehicle.

4. What are the costs ?    

It can depends if you want to use a kit or work to build something more custom. They vary from vehicle to vehicle, with the majority of the cost being the batteries. Every years the cost of batteries go down, as depand and development continues.

If you would like to dicsuss an EV conversion project?