OwnerCharlie Garlow
LocationSilver Spring, Maryland United States map
Vehicle1974 Porsche 914
MotorWarfield Warp 9 Series Wound DC
DrivetrainWarp 9 inch, Canadian EV adaptor plate and 5-speed
ControllerManzanita Micro Zilla 1K HV
Batteries48 Sinopoly 200 Ah, 3.20 Volt, Lithium Iron Phosphate
24 cells up font and 24 cells in the back. 30.7
System Voltage154 Volts
Charger Thunderstruck TSM2500
Two TSM2500 chargers in series, EVCC charge
controller, Orion
BMS. 240 volt J-1772 charge port.
HeaterCeramic heater
DC/DC ConverterMeanwell SD-500H-12
40 amp, 480 watt, 72-160 volt input
Instrumentation12 volt meter, ammeter, Orion LED SOC display
Top Speed90 MPH (144 KPH)
We're not sure of the top speed yet but it can get
to 60 mph with
plenty of throttle left.
Range100 Miles (160 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight2,700 Pounds (1,227 Kilograms)
Original weight is 2194 pounds. After gas parts
removal and
conversion, the estimated weight is 2700 pounds.
Additional FeaturesThe car features a solar array on the front and rear trunk which will
provide a trickle charge for
the batteries.
Originally converted in 2000s by Mark Hanson with a Prestolite motor,
homebuilt controller and NiCd batteries. Mark drove it 80,000 miles and
sold it to Charlie Garlow.

After the motor wore out, Charlie had Chip Gribben upgrade the car with
a Warp motor, Zilla controller, Orion BMS, Thunderstruck TSM 2500
chargers, lithium batteries and J-1772 charge port.

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