|Location||Lochem, Gelderland Netherlands map|
|Vehicle||1993 Volvo 240 GL Classic Electric Wagon (245)|
|Motor||MES DEA 200-330W 3-Phase AC|
40 kW nominal, 75 kW peak
|Drivetrain||RWD, original 5-speed gearbox and clutch maintained. |
Flywheel machined down to minimum weight.
|Controller||MES DEA TIM600|
|Batteries||90 CALB/Skyenergy SE130Ah, 3.30 Volt, Lithium Iron Phosphate|
|System Voltage||300 Volts|
|Heater||MES DEA 4 kW|
|DC/DC Converter||MES DEA 400-1000|
|Top Speed||90 MPH (144 KPH)|
|Acceleration||Faster than factory delivered, approx. 9 seconds to 100 |
|Range||125 Miles (201 Kilometers)|
200 km (on 80 km/h roads) - 150 km (on motorways)
|Watt Hours/Mile||200 Wh/Mile |
|Seating Capacity||4 adults|
|Curb Weight||3,822 Pounds (1,737 Kilograms)|
|Tires||new Michelin Energy Saver|
|Conversion Time||2 years|
|Additional Features||Original 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
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.