Classic car electric conversions: is it sacrilege or future-proofing?

Eco engineers are stripping combustion engines out of classic cars and replacing them with motors. Tiff Needell, Edd China and others debate.
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Jonny Smith: electric Flux Capacitor v Nissan GT-R

A 9ft-long hot rod based on a rare 1970s eco-car has broken the European speed record for a road-legal electric vehicle, leaving more exotic petrol-powered...