Archive for May, 2012

Shock mobility (and other cheap EV puns)

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

Progress is thick and quick on the Enfield retro EV hot rod project at Webster Race Engineering. Ever seen one with a Ford 9″ rear axle and wheelie bars? Nah, didn’t think so. More coming in the next 24 hours via



Are friends electric? Mine is…

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

Some of you might have guessed that a few months back (after nearly 2 years of sniffing around) I purchased a ’70s EV called an Enfield 8000. Well, the project to make it Europe’s fastest street legal EV has already begun. All progress will be documented on its dedicated website and things are looking good so far.

It’s got to be at least as quick on the strip as a Tesla. They run mid 12s on the quarter mile. I’ve already ordered wheelie bars…