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The Verge stopped by for a recent visit with film crew and some radically fun test drives. It's always a surprise when someone drives one for the first time. He's raced at Le Mans, crushed a car with a 50-ton tank; see how Jason Harper reacts to his first hands-on Zelectric experience.
 

Zelectric Motors was featured recently on San Diego's NBC news - including a revealing interview with David, our #1 RetroFuturist.  Somehow he never gets tired of explaining what this is all about.

Yes. Passing Teslas, Porsches. Climb into our stripped-down-for-speed Silver 1959 for an e-Beetle record-setting TT run at the Laguna Seca track in Monterey. This car is scheduled to be released for sale in Q3, 2015. 

Take a spin with us as we field test this newly flux-capacitated 1974 Volkswagen Thing. With spartan design concept based on the VW Kübelwagen used by German military during WWII, it's a 2-wheel drive, 4-door, convertible, off road classic. Other than its 85HP 3-phase AC electric motor, this one's pure stock: no cuts or welds in this revolutionary retrofit. 

From MotoringTV - a quick interview and closeup look at Zelectrics shown at the 2014 Los Angeles International Auto Show. What a turn out! 

Visionary filmmaker Robert Angelo (creator of Leno's Garage) found us when the 1963 ZelectricBug prototype debuted on Rodeo Drive for the annual Father's Day Concours d'Elegance. See more of Robert's stunning work at Roads and Rides

See what happens when real people drive  Zelectric for the first time. In town for the 57th Hillsborough Concours d'Elegance, we invited Bay Area Facebook & Twitter friends to take the '63 prototype out for a spin.
 

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1966 Midnight Black Zelectric Sedan. Sold within hours of first listing. But if this one catches your fancy, we'll do an encore: another can be built to order. 

What's it like to actually drive the ZelectricBug? See what's different from driving the original fossil fuel burner Bug and every other production EV made today. Part 1 of 2. Part 2 of 2 below.

Part 2 of 2. Hop in the passenger seat and take a spin in our first production ZelectricBug.