OwnerBrad Waddell
LocationCarlsbad, California United States map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1995 Renaissance Cars Tropica
MotorAdvanced DC Series Wound DC
DrivetrainDirect drive (5.2:1) dual belts
ControllerCurtis 1209B
two controllers
Batteries12 US Battery US-125, 6.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
System Voltage72 Volts
ChargerK and W BC-20
originally custom
DC/DC ConverterVicor MegaMod
InstrumentationOriginal digital dash controls from Renaissance Cars
Top Speed60 MPH (96 KPH)
Range50 Miles (80 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight2,200 Pounds (999 Kilograms)
TiresGoodyear Invicta GA P205/60R15
This is Tropica number 3, driving around the California coast as you read this. An excellent car for this region. I may add a few things to it as I go, but I like it just the way it is. EV's got so hard to find that I looked high and low to find a car like this and I'm quite pleased with this one.

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