OwnerPat Beirne
LocationOttawa, Ontario Canada map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle2000 Mazda Miata
MotorAdvanced DC FB1-4001 Series Wound DC
Drivetrain5 speed manual
ControllerCurtis 1231C
Batteries20 Optima 750 DS, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
Yellow Top in buddy pairs
System Voltage120 Volts
ChargerK and W BC-20
will change to K and W BC-250
DC/DC ConverterVicor
Top Speed68 MPH (109 KPH)
so far
Range25 Miles (40 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight3,110 Pounds (1,413 Kilograms)
I'm on the road. Many thanks to Rick Lane of REV. What a fun car! A 20 km trip requires a recharge of 6 hours at 5 Amp or 3 hours at 10 Amp . I can cruise (on the flat) at 80kph at 60 Aps (50mph), 90kph at 90 A mps (55mph) and 100kph at 120 Amps (62mph). Recently, I was able to reach 130 kph before traffic held me back. At that speed, I was sucking 300 Amps from the batteries. [20 new Optimas, freshly charged, were sagging down to 114 Volt at this load. (nominal 120 Volts) ]

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