Owner's Other EVs1999 Volkswagen New Beetle
1999 Volkswagen New Beetle
LocationFlensburg, Schleswig-Holstein Germany map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1999 Volkswagen New Beetle
MotorNetgain WarP 9 Series Wound DC
Drivetrainmanual 5 speed transmission, all gears are useable
ControllerEvnetics Soliton Junior
Batteries46 CALB/Skyenergy SE130AH, 3.00 Volt, Lithium Iron Phosphate
System Voltage147 Volts
ChargerZivan NG3
158,6V max. charge voltage (3.45V/cell) 15A
option to parallel a second NG3 to quick charge
HeaterMES-DEA RM4 3kW liquid heater
DC/DC Converter Chennic JCDI41-14412
Input: 120-156 VDC
Output: 12-13.8 VDC max. 30 A
Instrumentation"Franz-Box" V2.1
private monitoring system
SoC on fuel gauge
Amperes on rpm-meter
Top Speed81 MPH (130 KPH)
maximum not testet, but 81mph (130 km/h) is more than
enough for us
Accelerationvery good, no need to increase really
Range62 Miles (99 Kilometers)
62mi (100km) without heater
48mi (78km) with heater on
Watt Hours/Milehave to be tested with new controller
EV Miles
Current:16,081 Miles (25,874 Kilometers)
    As of 5/24/2013
Seating Capacity4 adults
Curb Weight2,820 Pounds (1,281 Kilograms)
Tires195/65 R15 91H
Continental Eco Contact
Additional FeaturesRebirthAuto motor/clutch/transmission adapter
Power Steering: Delphi Pump (Opel Astra G caravan)
Break Assistent: Vacuum Pump (Audi A4/A6)
Festo underpressure switch
This is a rebuilt of our "E-Beetle" WebPage
which started with a
D&D Motor, Curtis 1221C and 120volts (38 Batteries)
updated to
Netgain WarP9 Motor, Curtis 1231C and 144volts (45 Batteries)

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