They re quick, quiet, and clean, but Ferrari CEO Sergio Marchionne isn t convinced.

It s an almost obscene concept, he told journalists at the 2016 Geneva Auto Show.

But you can t stop progress, and Electric GT has taken matters into its own hands.

The San Diego-based company partnered with engineers EV West to convert a 1978 Ferrari 308GTS to run on electricity.

They removed a fire-damaged V8, and replaced it with three motors and enough batteries to keep it going for 80 miles on a charge.

They re calling the result a 308GTE, and claim it s more powerful and better to drive than the original.

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