LocationLochem, Gelderland Netherlands map
Vehicle1993 Volvo 240 GL Classic Electric Wagon (245)
MotorMES DEA 200-330W 3-Phase AC
40 kW nominal, 75 kW peak
DrivetrainRWD, original 5-speed gearbox and clutch maintained.
Flywheel machined down to minimum weight.
ControllerMES DEA TIM600
Batteries90 CALB/Skyenergy SE130Ah, 3.30 Volt, Lithium Iron Phosphate
System Voltage300 Volts
ChargerBrusa NLG513SC
HeaterMES DEA 4 kW
DC/DC ConverterMES DEA 400-1000
1KW 70A
Top Speed90 MPH (144 KPH)
140 km/h
AccelerationFaster than factory delivered, approx. 9 seconds to 100
Range125 Miles (201 Kilometers)
200 km (on 80 km/h roads) - 150 km (on motorways)
Watt Hours/Mile200 Wh/Mile
EV Miles
Current:884 Miles (1,422 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity4 adults
Curb Weight3,822 Pounds (1,737 Kilograms)
1734 kg
Tiresnew Michelin Energy Saver
Conversion Time2 years
Additional FeaturesOriginal mileage (on gas) was 221000 (356000 kilometers).
Odometer was reset to '000000' before first run of electric motor.
Next event: participate in Europes largest Volvo Classic Car exhibition 'Volvo Klassieker Beurs' in
Nieuwegein, The Netherlands, on 13-14 October.

16 September 2012: first long-distance trip of 75 miles over the highway. Very good SOC at end
of trip.

14 September 2012: appearance in the Professional Passionates Electric Rally, Amsterdam, The
Netherlands. We drove with 255 electric cars in a single row and broke the Guinness World
Record, which was previously owned by an American group.

12 june 2012: New license document provided by authorities based on 14 May approval.

14 may 2012: Major milestone: formally approved by the Road Allowance Authority of
The Netherlands according to European/United Nations regulations for Electric Vehicles:
ECE/UN R100 and R10. The Netherlands has the strictest EV-approval regulations in the
world, including regulations for EMI conformity (EMC).

24 July 2011: First spin & Auto Tune of the motor and inverter, runs 100% balanced.

24 July 2011: First test drive. Very good performance, smooth drive, regen function
works very nicely as well.


code by jerry