This all electric Porsche 356A Speedster may be the perfect combination of fun and fuel efficiency. The replica Porsche is built by Duke Altschuler of Duke’s Garage (pictured) and can be yours for $59,000.
According to Altschuler, the classic electric Porsche is “turnkey ready, 100% electric Porsche is built on a Beck 1957 356 eSpeedster convertible platform. Red paint job with light whiskey leather interior. Comes with a chocolate imported German Haarts cloth convertible top, full-length button on Tonneau cover/split zipper and acrylic removable side windows. Coil over adjustable shocks, 4-wheel disc brakes and wide five wheels. Pro street 4-speed VW transaxle.”
The electric Porsche Speedster will top out at about 90 MPH and has a range of 50 to 100 miles depending on driving conditions.
“The power plant is a fast 50hp 3 Phase AC motor, with 100% torque at 0 rpm. Curtis Motor Speed Controller with custom water-cooled system. The car comes with an electric 110V heater, roll down air-conditioning. The batteries consist of a 31 kW Lithium Iron Phosphate batteries by Voltronix 108volt,” according to Altschuler.