|Owner||Morehead High School|
|Location||Eden, North Carolina US map|
|Vehicle||1997 Saturn SL2|
|Motor||Netgain Warp9 Series Wound DC|
|Drivetrain||1.9l DOHC Automatic converted to 5-speed|
|Batteries||13 Deka Seamate and RV 8A31DTM, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM|
105 A.H. @ 20Hr.
|System Voltage||156 Volts|
|Heater||Ceramic heater core|
|DC/DC Converter||Iota DLS-30|
|Top Speed||63 MPH (101 KPH)|
Traveling up a steep hill, gave it more accelerator to make the hill. Had to slow down as I noticed we were passing cars going up hill. Speedometer still needs to be made functional so I avoid this.
|Range||40 Miles (64 Kilometers)|
So far. Still making changes to the vehicle and tweaking problem areas. Could be slightly more as batteries get more cycles on them to break them in.
|Seating Capacity||4 adults|
|Curb Weight||2,809 Pounds (1,276 Kilograms)|
|Conversion Time||2009-2010: Original conversion to 96v |
in nine months with the majority of the worked performed over a two month
period in April and May.
2010-2011: Off and on this school year.
Finished fabrication and converted to
144v. Finally drivable and fairly
2011-2012: Will pick up where we left
off last year and continue to make
improvements to the car as time and
|Additional Features||The car was an automatic that we have converted over to a 5 speed with no clutch. A Volvo electric vacuum pump for power brakes.|
|This is a Technology Education / Automotive Technology |
education combined class project, WebPage
. We completed it for The EV Challenge Competition,
WebPage . We are slowly but surely getting the bugs tweaked out of our design. So far we have logged approximately 150 miles in the EV. When fully charged, the vehicle responds quite well and is fun to drive.