Video: EV West’s BMW M3 EV On The Dyno

With major automakers now churning out EVs of their own, electric car conversion shops have taken a backseat in the news. Well, most shops at least. EV West has continued to crank out some incredible electric cars, including the Pikes Peak-dominated BMW M3 EV. At the behest of the fellows at Drive, EV West put their electric Bimmer on the dyno, and you won’t believe the results.

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Video: An Electric Baja Buggy From SRI And EV West

The world of motorsports is quietly changing with the adoption of electric race cars. New technology is making these vehicles ever more viable, and we’re about to see an influx of zero-emissions racers in events the world over. EV West partnered with the Strategic Recovery Institute and Strategic Racing Design to build a Baja Buggy with instant torque, 400 kW of power, and a swappable electric drivetrain that allows for on-the-go charging.

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Teaser: EV West Builds an Electric Baja Bug (w/ video)

It’s little wonder that EV West – in a bid to prove the endurance of their electric product offerings – is headed to Baja in the VW Beetle-based electric beastie you see here.

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Video: Watch The EV West BMW M3 EV Race All The Way Up Pikes Peak

One of my favorite EV conversion shops to follow has been EV West…mostly because they took a BMW, gutted it, and turned it into an electric race car. Their car competed, and performed well, in the annual Pikes Peak hillclimb, and while the race has been over for weeks, EV West JUST released this 12-minute video of electric performance car awesomesauce for our mutual enjoyment.

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Video: Westfield i-Racer EV Kit Hits The Track

Plenty of automakers and coachbuilders are building limited-production electric supercars with half-million dollar price tags, but Birmingham City University and Westfield have released this video of their $21,500 EV kit car racing on a track…and boy does it look fun.

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