Engine bay after conversionFirst testdrive analysisEngine bay after Li-Ion versionBack view with disclosed batteryBack view with dismounted backseat
OwnerSwen Streubel
LocationLeipzig, Saxony Germany map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle2001 Audi A2 1.4i
MotorAzure Dynamics/Solectria 24LS 3-Phase AC
ControllerAzure Dynamics/Solectria DMOC 445
Batteries114 Hipower LeFePO4 50 Ah, 3.20 Volt, Lithium-Ion
System Voltage365 Volts
ChargerBrusa NLG5-light
HeaterWebasto Heater
DC/DC ConverterAzure Dynamics/Solectria
InstrumentationCAN-Bus adaption
Battery Management from Elithion
Top Speed80 MPH (128 KPH)
Range75 Miles (120 Kilometers)
After Li-Ion conversion the range was increased to 120 km per charge.
Watt Hours/Mile240 Wh/Mile
EV Miles
Start:64,293 Miles (103,447 Kilometers)
Current:69,400 Miles (111,664 Kilometers)
Total:5,107 Miles (8,217 Kilometers)
    As of 5/31/2010
Seating Capacity4 adults
Curb Weight2,600 Pounds (1,181 Kilograms)
Conversion TimeLead acid version:
8 weeks duration
60 hrs mechanical work
60 hrs spec work

Li-Ion version:
12 weeks mechanical and spec work
Conversion Cost50.000 Euro

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