Owner's Other EV1990 BMW 318i
LocationTudela, Navarre Spain map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle2001 Opel Corsa -B
City neigborhood car. Trying to make a cheap city commuter.
MotorD&D Motor Systems, Inc. ES32-C7 Separately Excited DC
Sepex Dc motor in order to have regen braking. 31hp peak power, forced air cooling with external blower
DrivetrainManual 5 speed gearbox, clutchless, driven in 2nd gear
ControllerNavitas TSX500 72V
There are not so many Sepex 72V controllers. This works well with decent price.
Batteries6 Thunder Sky LP-12V-90Ah, 12.00 Volt, Lithium Iron Phosphate
6 Kwh battery, 72V90Ah. Enough for city commute.
System Voltage72 Volts
ChargerElcon TCCH1.5KW
1.5KW charger
HeaterCustom built water heater with pump, uses car water heater.
DC/DC Converter
None. Added another 12V lithium battery in order keeping traction battery just for traction.
InstrumentationKept OEM�s and LCD 16x2 custom display added.
Top Speed50 MPH (80 KPH)
80 kmh top speed in third gear. Driven in second gear, 60 Kmh, enough for city traffic with reasonable acceleration
AccelerationQuite good for that tiny motor. About 10s to 50kmh
Range35 Miles (56 Kilometers)
35 km real range, 50 km if driven with extra care and no hills. Car is intended to daily commute in city traffic, and, if possible, recharging both home and work
Watt Hours/MileAbout 170 wh/km in real driving conditions
Seating Capacity5 adults
Curb Weight0
950 kg
Conversion TimeA lot. And still testing
Conversion CostWe sell this model for about 12.000�, everything included (but the car)
Still testing to fine tune motor and controller, but ready to take orders. FULLY REGISTERED AS EV CONVERTED CAR IN SPAIN!!!. Lots of people told us was barely impossible. ;-)

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