Battery pack
LocationZagreb, City of Zagreb Croatia (Hrvatska) map
Vehicle2002 Citroen Saxo Electrique
(OEM electric)
MotorLeroy Somer SA13 Separately Excited DC
11-20 kW / 127Nm, 72 kg
Drivetrainreduction gearbox 1/7.2
ControllerSagem 3YXSY1000 series
120 Volt 200 Amp (IGBT MG300J2YS50 300A/600V)
Batteries46 Winston WB-LYP100AHA, 3.20 Volt, Lithium Iron Phosphate
Bought used batteries, seller claimed used for only few cycles. So far, batteries are in perfect shape. Measured one cell capacity at 114Ah.
System Voltage148 Volts
ChargerSagem (built in)
(also available - Delta 6kW fast DC charger, for total of 9kW charging option).
2.7kW spare charger
HeaterWebasto ThermoTop C (gasoline)
DC/DC ConverterSagem (built in)
Top Speed60 MPH (96 KPH)
Speed electronically limited.
Acceleration0-60mph 22s
Range106 Miles (170 Kilometers)
Max. range tested on 2016-06-23.
Watt Hours/Mile198 Wh/Mile
Best value 170Whr/Mile
EV Miles
Start:22,948 Miles (36,923 Kilometers)
Current:87,907 Miles (141,442 Kilometers)
Total:64,959 Miles (104,519 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity5 adults
Curb Weight2,100 Pounds (954 Kilograms)
(estimation, not yet measured)
TiresVredestein Quatrac 5 165/70 R13, All Season
Conversion TimeOne month.
Conversion Cost11000USD
14.08.2014. Added one more battery for total number of 45
30.08.2014. Recent trip - 232km, 24.55kWh, avg. consumption 106Wh/km
31.08.2014. Replaced tyres, Sava Adapto, 165/70R13, all season
28.08.2015. Added one more battery for total number of 46
14.10.2015. Replaced one battery (dead due to faulty BMS module)
19.12.2015. New external power meter for consumption monitoring.
18.05.2016. New battery management system installed (Emus BMS)
23.06.2016. New max. range achieved - 106.4 miles
15.08.2016. Bought 3 power modules (3 x 900W) as spare charger.
10.12.2017. Replaced tyres, Vredestein Quatrac 5 165/70R13
02.05.2019. Rear suspension overhaul

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