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Why would you want to convert (or converted) your car to electric?

  • less polution

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  • performance standpoint

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  • cheaper to maintain

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  • cheaper to use

    Votes: 1 25.0%
  • to stand out

    Votes: 1 25.0%
  • future perspectives

    Votes: 2 50.0%
  • other (write in comments)

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Hello,

I'm a student making research and want to ask question. :)

Why would you want to convert (converted) your car to electric?
-less polution
-performance standpoint
-cheaper to maintain
-cheaper to use
-to stand out
-future perspectives
-other (fill up)

Thank you in advance :)
 

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I have considered converting our old Triumph Spitfire. This vehicle needs a major engine rebuild anyway, so this might be an opportunity... that's not a reason by itself, and there is no corresponding survey choice. For this car, there would be a pollution advantage to electric conversion because the original engine is obsolete; the same advantage would not be significant with a modern vehicle.

I'm not sure what "future perspectives" was intended to mean. For me, a conversion would be educational in advance of a broader conversion to EVs.

I did not check "performance", because I would not expect an overall performance increase (and that would be more easily accomplished with a different engine); however, specifically for low-speed performance there would likely be an advantage... for instance, in autoslalom competition.

I think you'll find that the subject is too complex for the simple survey to be very useful, since every possible answer requires more information.
 
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