Can Car Enthusiasts Survive An Electric Car Apocalypse?

What if the apocalypse happened and every internal combustion engine on earth disappeared overnight? Would you still love cars? Could you learn to welcome your new electric-motor overlords? It's the big scary EV question for car enthusiasts. That's today on AFTER/DRIVE.

So how does one go about relearning how to love cars? To go from getting high on the smell of a Weber-carburated Ferrari V12 that's running a little rich, to extracting equally sublime enjoyment from a car that sounds — at best — like a power drill buried under a pile of mattresses. Let's pretend it's all over, and electric cars won. What now?

To help us figure out what to do in this fictional suck-squeeze-bang-blow-poclypse is Tim Stevens, a technology writer and editor and EV advocate, but also a guy who races both karts and full-sized cars, often on ice, in his spare time.