DashboardRear Hatchback
OwnerJohn Warobiew
Owner's Other EVs1983 Volkswagen Rabbit GTI
1993 CityCom CityEl
1993 Ford Ranger Pickup
2000 Corbin Sparrow
1975 Zagato Elcar (Zele)
1972 Bond Bug
1980 Aquila
2008 Zap Xebra
2000 Kawasaki Ninja EV
2011 Th!nk City
LocationVacaville, California United States map
Vehicle2008 Zap Zebra Sedan Hatchback
3-wheeled electric vehicle with all
steel body.
MotorZAP Zibo Super 7HP Series Wound DC Series Wound DC
Rated 2800 RPM max.
DrivetrainSingle-speed 4.5:1 ratio gearbox &
ControllerCurtis EVC255-8002
80V DC, 350A
Batteries7 East Penn 8G31, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Gel
DEKA Group 31, rated 97 Ah, with 3/8
inch threaded studs.
System Voltage84 Volts
ChargerDelta-Q Technologies Qui-Q
85-265 VAC Input,
84 VDC/10A Output
DC/DC Converter ZAP HZB-6
Stock Zap - 30 Amp output.
InstrumentationVoltmeter, Ampmeter & PakTrakr.
Top Speed40 MPH (64 KPH)
Verified with GPS.
AccelerationMuch better than the stock 72V.
Range20 Miles (32 Kilometers)
Estimated maximum, 10 miles between
charges will keep the DOD to 50% & double
the life of the batteries.
Watt Hours/Mile200 Wh/Mile
EV Miles
Start:1,998 Miles (3,214 Kilometers)
Current:3,296 Miles (5,303 Kilometers)
Total:1,298 Miles (2,088 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity4 adults
Curb Weight1,900 Pounds (863 Kilograms)
Replaced all battery pack wires with 1/0 welding cable.

Added one more Deka 8G31 battery to raise pack from 72V to

Replaced the 72V Delta-Q charger with an 84V Delta-Q model.

This vehicle has been sold.

code by jerry