OwnerJames Jarrett
LocationCharlotte, North Carolina United States map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1959 Renault Dauphine
(Henney Kilowatt)
MotorGeneral Electric Series Wound DC
7.1 HP
DrivetrainDirect connect to transaxle
7 position contact controller
Batteries12 US Battery 145, 6.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
and 1 Sears DieHard marine deep cycle
System Voltage72 Volts
original "dumb" onboard 120 VAC 15 Amp
HeaterNone yet, 110 VAC ceramic conversion in process
InstrumentationSpeedo, Voltmeter, Ammeter
Top Speed50 MPH (80 KPH)
according to specs
AccelerationGo for beer....
Range40 Miles (64 Kilometers)
city driving
Seating Capacity4 adults comfortably, 5 in a pinch
Curb Weight2,300 Pounds (1,045 Kilograms)
Conversion TimeOriginal electric
Conversion Costhave about $6,000 in vehicle total

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