What's the best electric motor I can use to get the same acceleration out of my Ferrari when I convert it to electric? And which batteries?
Sigh, Madi - Forget diamonds; a Ferrari is a girl's best friend.
Now, if I had a Ferrari parked in the garage and was itching to grow my own Tesla - uh, would that be a Tesla-rossa? - I'd call up the nice folks at Metric Mind, describe my itch in technicolor detail, wax poetic about the current (or former, as the case may be) performance of the Ferrari, and flash that wad of cash.
But I didn't answer your question! Which motor do you need for familiar performance? A 3-phase AC motor, similar to the one that's in this Lotus conversion, and a whole lotta light Lithium batteries.
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