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East Coast Mechanic Builds Electrified Audi With Tesla Powertrain (Video)

August 11th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

An Audi-loving mechanic on the East Coast of the US gutted an Audi S5 and swapped out all of the internal combustion bits for a fully electric drivetrain from a Tesla. The install involved cutting the motor and inverter apart and cramming all 16 Tesla battery modules into the car — 13 of those modules ended up in the rear, with the remaining 3 installed up near the front of the car



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