Much as how Doc Brown proclaimed that if one is going to make a time machine out of a car, why not make it out of a classic, if you're going to convert a conventional car into an electric one, you may as well use a 1980 Dodge Omni
The Omni, whose soul characteristic is that it was a sporty-ish car that has not aged well, was never intended to be an electric car. However, Texas company Jet Industries
took delivery of 19 Omnis in 1980, added a 23-horse power DC electric motor, and rechristened them the Jet Electricia
. Oh, and it runs on 20 brand new lead-acid batteries -- 15 in the trunk, and five in the front. Despite having never been sullied by a conventional engine, the cars are still marred by terrible 1980s automobile design.
And now you can buy one for the shockingly reasonable price of $3, 383 on eBay
. The car in question has apparently spent several years in an Indiana museum, with fewer than 3,000 miles on its odometer. If you're an obscure car collector or a fan of boring 80s cars in gunmetal grey, this is a must-have.