Green Overdrive Video: The Homemade Electric Porsche!

For Jeff McCabe, turning a muscle-y Porsche into an electric vehicle became an obsession about weight. Pound-by-pound McCabe stripped off unnecessary gear (and some actual gears) — electronics, flip up headlights, even the glass windows — from his Porsche. In all he stripped out 1,700 lbs, and then filled it with lithium ion batteries to power the car. Add in a plug and an electrifying paint job and you’ve got: The Electric Porsche! It’s rad and so is McCabe’s attention to detail.



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