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How to Pick a Car to Convert to Tesla Power

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While still a student at Bergen Community College in New Jersey in 2013, Sam Polyak converted his $200 junkyard 1992 Mazda MX-3 to electric drive. That worked so well he took on bigger game: building a 2010 all-wheel-drive Audi S5 with Tesla power.

Out came the tired V8 and in went a motor and inverter from a P85D Model S, producing a car that could reach 60 mph in 3.9 seconds. Also using the Tesla’s full 16-module battery pack yielded 250 miles of range but required sacrificing the back seat. And there were plenty of challenges to get all the systems to play nice in the car—and for the Audi’s many modern conveniences to actually function.

Photo credit: PolyKup

“It’s a whole lot easier to convert a pre-1996 car,” said Polyak, who now runs PolyKup, a shop in West Haverstraw, New York, that converts cars and

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WWII-Era Dodge Command Car Is A Mean Power Wagon Restomod

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The Allies never had anything this cool!

Custom vehicles come in all shapes and sizes, and you don’t have to look any further than this 1941 Dodge Command Car for proof of that. With a vintage military body sitting atop late-model truck chassis, this custom creation is one serious restomod.

Image Credit: Speed Digital LLC

The Dodge WC Command Car was a versatile vehicle used in World War II and later. To meet the needs of the military, this truck was built in a wide variety of body styles, and this four-door body might be the coolest of them all with its rounded door openings, two rows of seating and a removable top and doors. Those huge, flat fenders are easy to see the resemblance to the Power Wagon, which went into production after the war.

Although this Command Car

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