Arturo Arturo
OwnerMarcus Sabathil
Owner's Other EVs1974 Auranthetic Charger
1974 General Electric Elec-trak E12
LocationBowen Island, British Columbia Canada map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1972 Auranthetic Charger
Vintage EV produced in California and imported to Canada
a local car dealership. Built from a Taiwanese Gemini
cycle imported without engine. Only a couple thousand
made. This one is #12
MotorScott 12V 1 hp Permanent Magnet DC
Had to replace the original motor as it was cooked and found
this one for a bargain, all dusty at a local wholesaler's
I built a custom cooling fan shroud and wired in a computer
power supply fan.
DrivetrainDirect chain drive
Auranthetic labelled contactors. 12/24 volt "speed control"
Has default regeneration.
Batteries2 Johnson Controls Series 27 deep cycle, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
Bought for $49 Can. each, at end of season clearance
System Voltage24 Volts
Top Speed30 MPH (48 KPH)
AccelerationVery quick.
Range30 Miles (48 Kilometers)
Book mileage
Curb Weight210 Pounds (95 Kilograms)
Additional FeaturesThis is a very early model with the seam on the gas tank, small seat and shorter

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