OwnerTom Boyle
Owner's Other EVElectric Recumbent Trike
LocationVista, California US map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle2007 Blue Sky Design BugE
BugE kit from Blue Sky Design
MotorAdvanced DC 140-01-4005 Series Wound DC
DrivetrainChain
ControllerKelly KD48400
24-48 vdc 400amp
Batteries4 Optima Blue Top, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
System Voltage48 Volts
Charger
12v 6A X 4
Heaternone
DC/DC Converter
none needed
24 volt lights x 2
InstrumentationAll custom
Top Speed49 MPH (78 KPH)
Will go faster but roads are too rough here. Need to test on speedway
AccelerationVery fast
Changed stock chain ratio from 6:1 to 6.5:1 for hills
Range20 Miles (32 Kilometers)
with hills and stops
Watt Hours/Mile140 Wh/Mile
measured... includes stops and hills over 12 mile run
EV Miles
Current:902 Miles (1,451 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity1 adult
Curb Weight400 Pounds (181 Kilograms)
Conversion Time30 days to build kit
Conversion Cost8,600 not counting labor
Additional FeaturesLicensed in California as motorcycle
then Licensed in Prescott Arizona by new owner.

code by jerry