|Location||Richardson, Texas US map|
|Vehicle||1972 Porsche 914 |
All Electric 2-door sports coupe with
|Motor||Advanced DC FB1-4001A Series Wound DC|
9.1" motor 85HP max.
|Drivetrain||5-speed manual with clutched adapter|
500 amp controller 144vdc
|Batteries||15 Energizer GC8, 8.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded|
|System Voltage||120 Volts|
|Charger||Quick Charge SCO12010|
10 Amp Charger.
|Heater||Vornado VH101 - 750 watt 120VAC Space |
Heater (fed via a 12VDC : 120V AC 1200W
Chicago Electric Inverter
|DC/DC Converter||Kelly HWZ Series|
300W 120vdc to 12vdc-25 amp
|Instrumentation||EA 500amp meter - analog |
EA 120volt 'state of charge' - analog
|Top Speed||90 MPH (144 KPH)|
|Acceleration||Slightly less than factory 4 cyc ICE|
|Range||40 Miles (64 Kilometers)|
Best recorded range with new battery bank.
|Watt Hours/Mile||405 Wh/Mile |
Based on longest recorded range
|Seating Capacity||2 people|
|Curb Weight||3,000 Pounds (1,363 Kilograms)|
|Tires||Yokohama YK520 - low rolling resistance |
|Conversion Time||5 months|
|Conversion Cost||$23K+ including donor car and restoration|
|Additional Features||*Electro Automotive kit with modifications|
*Completed EV conversion in October 2008
*Carpet, shift boot and A-pillar guage holder from 914
Appearance and Performance.
*New Dino steering wheel and Igee seat covers.
*Paint and body work by Road Runner Paint and Body-
*Upgraded suspension - new shocks, new heavy duty
springs, rear sway bar, chassis stiffening kit.
*Reverse beeper switched in dash
*1200w 120v inverter for heater fan
*Charge indicator lights on hood