First Electric Vehicle to ever finish King of the Hammers!

Posted on February 16 2021

Electric Toyota 4Runner Build

This is "E.V.E" ( Electric Vehicle Experiment) a 1986 Toyota 4runner originally built by Dave Cole and raced by his son Bailey Cole in Mexico for the NORRA 1000. The vehicle finished King of the Hammers and many other regional ultra 4 races with the 22re gas engine. After some years sitting in a field, fast forward to 2021, the old Toyota is getting a face lift with a 2015 Nissan Leaf Electric motor & battery swapped into it.

Their goal is to race King of the Hammers 2021 as a debut to the first year EV cars are allowed to race Offroad at Hammers! The team consists of Will Barrameda, Kyle Seggelin, Jaymes Massa & Jeff Webb.

Video from Solportraits on Youtube.
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