OwnerPerry Ellington
(former owner, EV has been sold)
LocationLouisville, Kentucky United States map
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Vehicle1991 Volkswagen Beetle
MotorGeneral Electric Series Wound DC
23hp rated at 99.5v, 201 Amp
Drivetrain4 speed manual
ControllerGeneral Electric EV-1
SCR based "growler"
Batteries12, 6.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
System Voltage96 Volts
Heaternone yet
Instrumentationto be determined
Top Speed60 MPH (96 KPH)
Range40 Miles (64 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight2,800 Pounds (1,272 Kilograms)
planned, with batteries
Tiresto be determined
Due to financial circumstances beyond my control, I was forced to sell Zapper to a VW collector who converted it back (gasp) to gas and did a total restore. I have kept the elctrical components though and am in the process of gathering what is needed for a Saab 900 conversion.

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