The Mazda MX-5 is a plentiful and cheap two-seat convertible. Famed for it’s fantastic handling and reliability, it’s not the obvious choice for E conversion.

Never a car to set the world alight on the drag strip, the car was popular with those that enjoyed a good handling roadster, or those that didn’t want anything too powerful.

The MX-5 didn’t need to be ridiculously powerful. Thanks to it’s light weight and lithe handling.

So, despite the cars low current values, what better vehicle to convert? That’s precisely what Zero-Ev have set out to do

Not only are they converting the car from petrol to E power, they are capturing the build process on video for all to see.

Check out the first episode below and head to their Youtube channel to see the rest

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