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OwnerPeter Oliver
Owner's Other EV1991 Chevrolet S-10 Blazer
LocationSebastopol, California United States map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1959 Porsche 356 Speedster Replica
This is a replica of the 356 "Bathtub" Porsche from the 1950's. It was purchased from Thunder Ranch.
MotorAzure Dynamics/Solectria AC24 3-Phase AC
Typical Azure system.
ControllerAzure Dynamics/Solectria DMOC445
Batteries72 Lithium Ion 100AH cells, 3.30 Volt, Lithium-Ion
The pack is 72 Lithium Iron Phosphate cells, it weighs about 560 pounds.
System Voltage240 Volts
Heater2 in cabin ceramic heaters
DC/DC ConverterAzure Dynamics/Solectria Air cooled with additional fans
InstrumentationEVision from Metric Mind and SOC meter from Elithion.
Top Speed100 MPH (160 KPH)
Will easily exceed 100MPH, if you want to risk everything for a cheap thrill.
Acceleration11.5 seconds 0-60MPH
Range100 Miles (160 Kilometers)
Assuming approximately 200WH/mile with a 25KHW pack
Watt Hours/Mile200 Wh/Mile
EV Miles
Start:1 Miles (1 Kilometers)
Current:5,000 Miles (8,045 Kilometers)
Total:4,999 Miles (8,043 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity2 adults and actually room behind the seats for some bags for a short overnight trip!
Curb Weight2,100 Pounds (954 Kilograms)
TiresStandard right now but once I have gathered some data with the conventional tires I will experiment with EV rollers.
Conversion TimeAbout 1 year of time from start to finish... but actual work on car will be about 60 hours.
Conversion CostTotal investment about $70,000

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