Retrofit Electric Cars Are Really CoolRaphael Orlove10/22/12 5:00pmFiled to: Conversation of the DayI Feel GassyRimacElectric CarsCommenter Of The DayCOTD62EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkWe're not massive fans of electric coal-powered cars here on Jalopnik, but that's mostly because electric cars are usually flimsy, slow commuter vehicles. There is a huge potential for electric cars, though, and it's in your hands.We're talking about regular cars with the regular internal combustion engines torn out and replaced with batteries and electric motors. The world's quickest EV is a BMW E30 (above) with an electric drivetrain. It's built by Rimac in Croatia, who also make that 1,088 horsepower electric supercar.ShareTweet Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service.