Second SMART-PIKI finished in 2010Mahle-Letrika motorcontrollerElectric Piki cars gathered...10th PIKI delivered to the customer
OwnerAndrej Pecjak - METRON Institute
Owner's Other EVs1995 Renault Espace
1992 Renault R5 Elektro
2005 Mazda RX-8
2006 Smart Roadster
2010 Dacia Sandero EV
2005 Smart Roadster
1974 Volkswagen 1303 Beetle
2005 Mazda 5
LocationPodnart, Gorenjska Slovenia map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1999 Smart fortwo
11 different PIKIs have been built - one in
Belgium and 10 in Slovenija.
Motor Letrika 3-Phase AC
ISKRA (now Letrika) 15 kW AC motor
Drivetrainclassic half automatic SMARt gearbox, fully
Controller Mahle - Letrika
450 A ISKRA (now Mahle Letrika) controller
BatteriesKokam 240 AH, 59.00 Volt, Lithium-Polymer
We use different cells, all LiPO pouch cells 3,7
V nominal. Nominal voltage varies by models
(price) from 52 to 66 V
System Voltage52 Volts
ChargerElcon 3,3 kW air cooled
Some have 3 phase charging 9 kW (option)
Heater1,5 kW electric air heater or diesel heater
DC/DC ConverterElcon
600 Watt DC DC converter
InstrumentationREC display with SOC and cell voltages
Top Speed75 MPH (120 KPH)
Different top speeds from 70 to 80 mph,
depending on model
AccelerationLike factory Smart
Range70 Miles (112 Kilometers)
range varies from 70 to 190 miles (one upgraded
model with 33 kWh battery)
Watt Hours/Mile150 Wh/Mile
EV Miles
Current:90,000 Miles (144,810 Kilometers)
    As of 12/13/2016
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight1,500 Pounds (681 Kilograms)
Conversion TimeFirst in 1 month, second was done in 5 days, now
we make them in small series
Conversion Cost15000 $ (varies from 13000 to 20000)
Additional FeaturesWe make small series conversion, also possible to buy a "build it
yourself" set for 8000 - 12.000 EUR (depending upon power, range and
chargers). Basic set includes 12,5 kWh LiPolymer high density battery
with BMS, motor-controller, adapter plate and coupler, basic wiring,
HV box, charger 3,3 kW, air heater, display, vacuum pump, DCDC
converter and instructions.

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