GEM charging in carportAmerican Gothic GEM
OwnerPat Ferraro
LocationSan Jose, California United States map
Vehicle2001 GEM E825-4
This electric car is married to a 3.6kW solar photovoltaic installation on the owner's home. Both are paid for but the car requires 6 new gel batteries every 6000 miles or so.
MotorGeneral Electric Shunt Wound DC
3500 watt
ControllerZeva No5No
Batteries6 Trojan E5, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Gel
System Voltage72 Volts
HeaterHat, Coat & Gloves
InstrumentationBattery Discharge Indicator, MPH speed indicator, accumulated miles, error code display, charge status light, road/turf switch, vehicle direction switch, light switch, horn button, window wiper switch, parking brake control logicaaaaaaaa
Top Speed25 MPH (40 KPH)
Range20 Miles (32 Kilometers)
EV Miles
Current:13,666 Miles (21,988 Kilometers)
    As of 1/2/2011
Seating Capacity4 adults
Curb Weight1,280 Pounds (581 Kilograms)
TiresFour (4)
Conversion TimeN/A
Conversion CostN/A

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