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Saratoga Auto Museum

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Saratoga Auto Museum High Voltage Exhibit

Think electric vehicles are a new thing? At the first New York Auto Show in 1900 a third of the ‘horseless carriages’ on display were powered by batteries. Gas power eventually won out, but the early electrics were quiet, smooth, and way ahead of their time. Today, electric vehicles represent the future, but the special and beautifully maintain vintage cars at this year’s unique exhibit showcases wonderful and rare examples of vehicles that lay the foundation for the evolution of electric motoring.  Show cars include a rare 1909 Studebaker Electric Suburban Model and a one-of-a-kind 1977 GE100, built to celebrate General Electric’s centennial.