In between Christmas and New Year, Stephen from Top Gear magazine came and borrowed the Newbird, Nissan Bluebird EV conversion that we carried out for Nissan and he has written an article about it. He seems to like it 🙂
Back in June 2021 we had the opportunity to work with a local FE college to convert a 1978 Datsun Cherry to electric. The 4 week turn around was extremely tough but as they already has the core parts and also had lots of manpower as they train the apprentices for Nissan, we managed to hit the deadline.
Find out more here in our new EV Conversion portfolio
Earlier in December we had the chance to visit the Nissan heritage fleet and do some filming on the Nissan Newbird with Jonny Smith for his late brake show YouTube channel.
It was a great day and we also got to drive the fantastic micro race car that has a V6 from a 350Z in the rear of it – wild and noise – wonder what it would be like with an electric motor turned up to 11 instead?????
As our business has developed over the past 2 years (and what a 2 years it was to be a start up business) and things have changed. We have decided to stop selling classic cars and soles focus on Electric Vehicles. We now offer Electric Conversions of Classic cars and the sourcing and sale of used electric vehicles.
Classic and Electric Vehicles has become Kinghorn Electric Vehicles.
To explain why we have done this its probably best to give you a quick recap of our journey so far.
Having been in the Motor Trade for over a decade and then in the technology sector for over 15 years, our founder, George Kinghorn, decided that having owned and driven numerous classic cars during his life then having owned and driven a Nissan Leaf for a few years, that it would be a great idea to convert a classic [...]