|Location||San Jose, California US map|
|Vehicle||1983 Porsche 911|
|Motor||Warfield Warp9 Series Wound DC|
|Controller||Curtis 500A 1231C|
In process of converting to 1400A controller.
|Batteries||12 US Battery 31TMX 130Ah, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded|
Was 18.72kWh total for LeadAcid listed above. Now already converted to high capacity, 160V, high current (2000A max) LiFePO4 Lithium batteries.
|System Voltage||144 Volts|
|Charger||Elcon PFC 1500|
Elcon has been replaced with a much more powerful charger.
|Heater||Not necessary in California|
|Instrumentation||Amps, State of Charge, Auxiliary battery voltage gauges. |
Touch sensitive multifunction display with BMS, individual Li cell voltage monitoring, battery temperature monitoring etc.
|Top Speed||65 MPH (104 KPH)|
No max speed verified but driven at 65mph on lead, driven faster with Lithium.
|Range||32 Miles (51 Kilometers)|
On lead: 32 miles in normal city driving.
Around 40 miles in very careful city driving.
On Lithum: about 100 miles
|Watt Hours/Mile||384 Wh/Mile |
On lead: 18.72kWh pack gives in normal city driving 12.3kWh usable energy for 32 miles range, averaging 384 Wh/mile.
Under factory specified max weight, no upgrades to suspension are necessary.
|Tires||Over sized tires good for grip and looks but not economy.|