Rich Benoit is an American YouTuber and electric vehicle enthusiast. He is best known for his channel “Rich Rebuilds”, where he documents his experiences rebuilding and modifying salvaged electric cars, particularly Tesla vehicles.
Benoit gained widespread attention in 2018 when he rebuilt a flood-damaged Tesla Model S and named it “FrankenS”, which he then used to participate in a cross-country race. He has since continued to share his experiences rebuilding and modifying electric cars, while also advocating for sustainability and promoting the use of electric vehicles.
In addition to his YouTube channel, Benoit has also been featured in various media outlets, including Forbes, Wired, and the New York Times.