We used to have a 1981 VW Rabbit converted to electric drive by Jerry Olson, from whom we bought it. You can read more about it here.
What's good about an electric car? No gas. No oil. No exhaust. No failing fuel pump. No gummed-up carburetor. No fouled spark plugs. No clogged filters. No scratched cylinders. No overheating radiator. No rusted-out muffler. No broken timing belt. No worn-out clutch.