This article is a summary of a YouTube video "True Cost of a Kit Car – Price Reveal, Kit Car Cost, Electric Supercar Cost" by Electric SuperCar

The True Cost of Building a Kit Car: An In-Depth Analysis

TLDRIn this video, we explore the true cost of building a kit car, including the cost of the kit, major components, suspension, electricals, and more. The total cost of the build is $24,832.83, but the joy and satisfaction it brings are priceless.

Key insights

💰The kit car cost, including upgrades and additional fees, totals $20,600.

🚗The major components, including the Tesla Model S drive unit and LG Chem lithium-ion batteries, cost $24,832.

🛠️The suspension, steering, wheels, and brakes add an additional cost of $7,017.80 to the build.

🔌The electrical components, including wiring, connectors, gauges, and headlights, cost $3,135.50.

🔧Miscellaneous items, such as fiberglass, paint, seat belts, and fluids, add up to a cost of $2,638.44.

Q&A

What is the total cost of building the kit car?

The total cost of building the kit car, including all components, upgrades, and additional fees, is $24,832.83.

What are the major components needed for the build?

The major components needed for the build include the Tesla Model S drive unit, LG Chem lithium-ion batteries, and various electricals such as the on-board charger and battery management system.

How much does the suspension, steering, wheels, and brakes cost?

The suspension, steering, wheels, and brakes add an additional cost of $7,017.80 to the build.

What are the electrical components required for the build?

The electrical components required for the build include wiring, connectors, gauges, headlights, and various other electricals for the car.

What other miscellaneous items are needed for the build?

Other miscellaneous items needed for the build include fiberglass, paint, seat belts, fluids, and various hardware components.

Timestamped Summary

00:01Welcome to the Electric Supercar Channel.

01:20The true cost of a kit car depends on various variables, such as the cost of the kit, powertrain, and performance goals.

02:01The base kit cost of the K1 Attack kit is $9,900, with an additional $2,500 for the electric version.

03:13The major components, including the Tesla Model S rear performance drive unit and LG Chem lithium-ion batteries, cost $24,832 in total.

04:11The suspension, steering, wheels, and brakes add an additional cost of $7,017.80 to the build.

05:03The electrical components, including wiring, connectors, gauges, and headlights, cost $3,135.50.

06:14Miscellaneous items, such as fiberglass, paint, seat belts, and fluids, add up to a cost of $2,638.44.

08:19The total cost of the build is $24,832.83, but the joy and satisfaction it brings are priceless.