Converting classic cars to electric is becoming increasingly popular. This is due in part to the environmental benefits and cost savings associated with electric vehicles. Rica Engineering (Rica EV Electric) has joined forces with EV Europe to offer you the very best service, quality and knowledge in the field of converting classic cars to electric.

With the knowledge and years of experience of Rica Engineering and EV Europe’s expert technicians and engineers, we can transform your beloved classic car into a sleek, high-quality electric car without losing out on the car’s original charm.

We remove the old engine to then replace it with a powerful electric motor, battery pack and other essential components. The base for the conversion is the EV hypE conversion kit developed by EV Europe and certified in accordance with European R10.5 regulations. We use only the highest quality parts and materials so that your new electric vehicle is not only efficient, but also reliable and safe to drive.

With zero emissions, you contribute to the environment and reduce your carbon footprint. Electric vehicles are also incredibly energy efficient, so you’ll save significantly on fuel and maintenance costs. Contact us today to learn more about our services and how we can help you achieve your eco-friendly driving goals.

Price: Upon request


1. Intake

2. Remove old components

3. Install new electric components

4. Examination at RDW

5. Drive & enjoy!

Frequently asked questions

What are the costs of converting a classic car to electric?

The cost of converting a classic car to electric can vary widely depending on the type and condition of the vehicle, as well as the components used in the conversion. A ballpark estimate for a basic conversion can be around €15.000 to €30.000, but it can go much higher for more advanced conversions with longer range and higher performance.

How long does the proces take?

The conversion process can take several weeks to several months depending on the complexity of the project and the availability of parts and resources.

What kind of range can I expect from an electric classic car?

The range of an electric classic car can vary depending on the battery size and type, as well as the driving conditions. Generally, a range of 160-320 kilometer on a single charge is achievable for most conversions.

Can any classic car be converted to electric, or are there certain models that work best?

Any classic car can technically be converted to electric, but some models may be easier to work with than others.

Will I need to make any modifications to the car’s chassis or suspension to accommodate the electric drivetrain?

Depending on the vehicle, some modifications to the chassis and suspension may be required to accommodate the electric drivetrain and battery pack, but during the intake proces we will determine if this is necessary.

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