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I have this hope that someday in the not too distant future EV might move more into the "skateboard" concept, allowing us to put whatever body we want onto the chassis.

I would so love to see modern EV "kit cars" for some of the true and rare classics like
http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/2zqwXJ/:yZSgBgD5:9Z5fJFFm/classiccarfeed.com/post/124439976129/1958-ferrari-250-gt-california-spyder

or a 66 Chrysler Imperial (updated like this one)
http://www.cars-on-line.com/75874.html


okay, back to reality <sigh>.
 

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Since we're dreaming, I'll take an awd ev super bird

https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/cars-for-sale/plymouth/superbird

Next, give me an awd ev 1998 Toyota Supra with the giant wing on the back.

https://www.edmunds.com/toyota/supra/1998/

While we're at it throw in a 90s vintage NSX, a dodge stealth vr4, a Monte Carlo SS with the aero kit, a Hurst Olds, Buick T-Type, a Mercury Maurader, and a late 90's vintage Impala SS, all AWD EVs with 200 miles of range. Then the creme de la creme, a BMW 850. These cars are mostly huge so battery space shouldn't be an issue.

Not only should we retrofit the drivetrain, but also add autopilot, acc, and 10 airbags.
 

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If you have the money, you can buy a basic Tesla Motors Model S, remove the body, and work on the "skateboarrd" chassis with the new body on top. The Chevy Bolt EV is not a true "skateboard" as the battery pack is part of that structure, but its body can be removed and a new one put in its place.

The body can be any "dream car" you wish for. But if it doesn't pass the mandatory crash teste for safety, it may be just a showpiece. Maybe you can get a special permit to drive it as a "museum artifact" so it need not be safe to drive because it is handmade and a work of art.

Good luck!
 

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Would funny to EV one of Lutz's Destino V8s...
 

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A VW campervan, with a Volt drivetrain. You could run everything off the battery. Supposedly VW has a EV van in the works, we shall see.

Cheers,
Tross
 
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