Electric 1957 Ford Fairlane

1957 Ford Fairlane with electric motor

James Hardisty and Hagen Bruggemann from Control Focus built this 1957 Ford Fairlane called Evie for New Zealand energy company Mercury. A Siemens electric motor designed for electric buses propels the Fairlane with a custom controller built by Scott Osborne at Scott Drive. Above the electric motor is a custom 50 kWh battery pack holding 218 cells. The battery pack weighs 880 lb for a total vehicle weight of 4850 lb and a range of 74 miles (120 km).

1957 Ford Fairlane with electric motor

1957 Ford Fairlane with electric motor

1957 Ford Fairlane with electric motor

1957 Ford Fairlane with electric motor

1957 Ford Fairlane with electric motor

1957 Ford Fairlane with electric motor

Source: Mercury via Electrek

2 Comments

  1. Jonas Poulsen

    Awesome idea and concept.. Not that awesome specs though.. If you look at what evwest is doing to dune buggies, beetles and busses.

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