FirstSlow Moving!
OwnerRichard Jones
LocationBillings, Montana United States map
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Vehicle2007 ZENN 2.2
MotorAdvanced DC XP-2116 unknown
72V/5HP (3.7 kW)
DrivetrainHelical gear transmission with single speed gearbox,
10.33:1 with constant velocity drive shaft and CV joints.
ControllerGeneral Electric C3645SR7A353E1
Batteries6, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Gel
System Voltage72 Volts
ChargerDelta-Q Technologies QuiQ
HeaterElectric with multi speed and and defrost/heat options
DC/DC ConverterSure Power Industries, Inc 71030i
InstrumentationFully integrated electronic instrumentation. Speedometer,
clock, charge indicator, odometer, trip meter, high/low
beam indicator, warning indicator lights, and rear window
defrost indicator.
Top Speed25 MPH (40 KPH)
Present legislation in Montana could increase regulated
speed to 35 mph by August 1, 2007.
On April 23, 2007 SB 185 was signed into law making Montana the first state in the USA to allow the ZENN (and other Neighborhood type cars) to go 35MPH.
Acceleration0-25MPH in 5 seconds
RangeCurrent range has been dependent on both conditioning state of batteries and air temperature. At 17 degrees F we had 8.5 miles for full charge. At 72 F we have made 23 miles.
Watt Hours/Mile124 Wh/Mile
A 4 KW motor. At ~70 F, on a flat road at 25 mph will consume 3100
watts hours to travel 25 miles. So if you drive at the above conditions
you would be consuming 124 watt hours per mile
EV Miles
Start:30 Miles (48 Kilometers)
Current:710 Miles (1,142 Kilometers)
Total:680 Miles (1,094 Kilometers)
    As of 8/19/2007
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight1,200 Pounds (545 Kilograms)
Tires145/70 R 13
Conversion TimeManufactured as EV
Conversion CostRange from $12,000 to $15,000 depending on options
Additional FeaturesThe ZENN is a three-door hatchback production EV with a
fully enclosed cabin and aluminum alloy Space Frame. The
ZENN has ABS body panels an aluminum front-end frame
and all the features of a standard small car. Wipers, heater,
lights, and seat belts.

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