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Chevrolet 3100 Truck EV: Classic Pickup Converted to Zero Emissions Electric Version

California-based design team Kindred Motorworks, who specialize in injecting next-gen technology into vintage cars, have transformed the classic Chevrolet 3100 Truck into a pure electric pickup truck.

 

Kindred technicians chose to equip the vehicle with a 74 kWh battery and an electric motor that provides 294 horsepower and replaces the original internal combustion engine of the Chevrolet 3100.

The battery is equipped with a module kit from the well-known American battery manufacturer KORE Power and a 6.6kW built-in charging system that supports 120V and 240V charging.

According to Kindred, the Chevrolet 3100 Truck EV takes about nine hours to fully recharge using the Level 2 charging system and can travel up to 200 miles (320 Km) on a single charge.

More details about the Chevrolet 3100 Truck EV

In addition to pure electric power system with zero emissions, the Chevrolet 3100 Electric Pickup Truck is also upgraded with double A-arm front suspension, electric power steering system, four-wheel disc brake system, electronic parking brake system, no KEYLESS key, electric locks, 1000W 120V power inverter with USB socket and charge bed power socket.

The vehicle also features an all-LED lighting system, a two-piece front windshield, an original hood air intake, a marine-grade waterproof cargo floor and hidden buttons on the tailgate.

The long leather seats in the cockpit are also equipped with headrests, three-point seat belts and heating and subwoofer functions, as well as a wireless charging cradle for smartphones.

The Kindred team will start production of the Chevrolet 3100 electric pickup truck in 2024 and the price of this model will start at US$ 159,000.

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