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Old 11-09-2018, 02:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Blackfly - '98 Geo Metro
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Last 3: 70.09 mpg (US)

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Winter beater Metro - '00 Chevrolet Metro
90 day: 61.98 mpg (US)

Fancy Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 58.72 mpg (US)

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Video: Tesla-powered 1949 Mercury coupe - ICON / Stealth EV

This is super-impressive.

ICON worked with Stealth EV to convert a '49 Merc using a Tesla model S battery pack. If you've seen ICON's work, you won't be surprised by the amazing attention to detail.

EG: I've never seen a conversion look like this under the hood:

Here's a brief article, with more pics:

And here's a more in-depth video, but full of interesting info. (Excuse the part mid-way through where the engineer discusses the conversion of his own Firebird using Tesla components!)

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