ICE engine extractedElectric motor in place - connected to oReady for batteriesBatteries in placeUnder the hood
OwnerKresimir Kos
LocationZagreb, Zagreb Croatia (Hrvatska) map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle2002 Fiat Punto
Great little around-the-city car.
Motor Rade Koncar 5kW Series Wound DC
Forklift hydraulic pump motor with forced
through-motor air cooling
DrivetrainStandard FWD
ControllerZapi H2B-400 / 96V
regen not implemented
Batteries32 Winston WB-LYP100AHA, 3.20 Volt, Lithium Iron Phosphate
Simple cell BMS with LVC/HVC + bleeding
System Voltage96 Volts
Charger Two 48V chargers in series
2kW (regular)
5kW (fast charger)
HeaterUsing original in-dash radiator and
commands with electric water heater 1.5kW.

2016-11: installed additional Webasto
Thermo Top diesel water heater 5kW - lots
of heat with no battery drain.
DC/DC ConverterMeanwell
Standard Meanwell power supply 110-240V/12V
Chennic JCDI62 isolated DC/DC converter
InstrumentationCycle Analyst
Top Speed60 MPH (96 KPH)
Top speed on a longer stretch
AccelerationUp to 70 km/h comparable to original ICE,
slower afterwards
Range55 Miles (88 Kilometers)
In the everyday driving in the city traffic
real range is around 55 miles (85km) - with
up to 120km on the open road with gentle foot
on the gas pedal.
Watt Hours/Mile320 Wh/Mile
Consumption measured on the wall socket -
when measured from the batteries, it's
around 25% less (losses on the charger and
battery chemistry).

This is max. consumption in the city
traffic - usually it's around 20% less.
EV Miles
Current:18,000 Miles (28,962 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity4 adults
Curb Weight2,250 Pounds (1,022 Kilograms)
40kg more than original weight with 1.2 gas
engine and full tank.
Conversion Time9 months of work + 6 months of preparations,
EV parts searching and purchasing, finding
Conversion CostAround 10k EUR with the donor car (not
counting own work/time)
Additional Features2016-04:
- additional battery pack with 32 cells 50Ah
each (total capacity now is 150Ah / 15kWh of
- fast charger (5kW)
- Mennekes Type 2 connector (IEC 62196) for
charging on public charging stations

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