4 batterys in the front.Sunny Nelson's First EV Meeting 13th Se2 batterys and Curtis controller.4 batterys behind the back seat.Nelson Ecofest  16th August 08
OwnerRex Nowland
LocationNelson, Tasman New Zealand map
Vehicle1971 Volkswagen Beetle
MotorAdvanced DC 203-06-4001A 8" Series Wound DC
DrivetrainOriginal 4 speed transaxle, rear wheel drive.
ControllerCurtis 1231C-8601
Batteries45, 3.20 Volt, Lithium-Ion
100 A/Hrs
System Voltage144 Volts
ChargerZivan NG3
HeaterDemister only, twin hair dryers.
Top Speed65 MPH (104 KPH)
Don't go over 50 mph normally to increase range.
AccelerationAbout the same as stock from 20 to 50 mph
EV Miles
Start:116,955 Miles (188,180 Kilometers)
Current:121 Miles (194 Kilometers)
Total:-116,834 Miles (-187,985 Kilometers)
 
    As of 12/8/2020
Seating Capacity4 adults, not too large.
Tires15" X 165 radials, standard wheels.
Conversion Time6 months part time.
Car is all finished now and being used every day to commute to work.
Is fully legal with it's certification and WOF.

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