OwnerPeter Perkins
(former owner, EV has been sold)
LocationNorth Yorkshire, England United Kingdom map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
VehicleBedford Rascal
MotorBest Motors 3-Phase AC
96 Volt 12 Killowatt
DrivetrainNo Clutch/Gearbox motor directly connected to prop shaft.
96 Volt 450 Amp electronic AC 3 phase regenerative inverter
Batteries28, 3.60 Volt, Lithium-Ion
200 Amp-Hour
System Voltage100 Volts
ChargerZivan NG3
3 Killowatt

Also, 200w "Solara" solar panels and a small "Air-X" wind turbine which produces up to 400 Watts

An off board home made 50 Amp 6 Killowatt charger can also be used for quick charging!
DC/DC ConverterAdvanced Power
InstrumentationCollection of digital meters which provide information on various vehicle parameters. I intend to replace this with mk2 of by own BMS and PC display system when I get around to it!
Top Speed50 MPH (80 KPH)
Range75 Miles (120 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity2 adults + 500 kg useful load.
Curb Weight2,068 Pounds (939 Kilograms)
TiresRadial 155R12 Inflated to max pressure.
Conversion Time5 years
Additional FeaturesSolar panel covered roof providing 200 Watts and approximately 25% of daily electricity usage.
Air-X 400 Watt wind generator mounted on vehicle to provide charging when stationary.
Laptop PC control and display of vehicle functions and data.

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