OwnerSteve Hawkins
Owner's Other EVs1993 Dodge TEVan
2002 Toyota RAV4-EV
1998 Chevrolet S-10E
RXT-B (range extending trailer - battery)
RXT-G (range extending trailer - generator)
LocationVail, Colorado United States map
Vehicle1997 Toyota RAV4-EV
Factory Demonstration Prototype OEM EV
2 Door SWB
MotorToyota Toyota Permanent Magnet AC 3-Phase AC
Toyota Permanent Magnet AC
AC50-kW, 67 HP 100-4600 RPM
DrivetrainMotor direct drive with trans-axle
Controller Toyota OEM
Batteries26 Panasonic EV-95, 360.00 Volt, Nickel-Metal Hydride
24 Panasonic EV-95, 12.00 Volt, Nickel-Metal
95ah; specific energy 63 Wh/kg; specific power
= (D,O,D = 80%) 200 W/kg; dimensions = 116 (W)
x 175 (H) x 388 (L) mm; high performance
Traction battery tray located under vehicle.
System Voltage288 Volts
ChargerToyota Conductive & DC/DC
Dual Ports, 1. AC (Driver’s front quarter
panel) & 2) DC/DC port (Passenger rear quarter
AC port = Yazaki prototype j1772 conductive
coupler (EVSE style) (on-board charger)
Input voltage/current = 180 - 240 VAC @ 30a;
Max. output power = 6kW; Output voltage = 40 -
430v; cooling system = ambient air
DC port = DC/DC fast charging port (prototype
HeaterHeat pump type with CFC-free air conditi
DC/DC Converter Toyota OEM
InstrumentationOEM as ICE Rav4, plus SOC meter, voltage meter
(analog), battery warning light & battery turtle
light. Additional custom after market digital
module voltage display.
Top Speed78 MPH (125 KPH)
OEM governed at 78 mph
Acceleration0 to 50 MPH in 12.8 seconds (at 100% SOC)
Range130 Miles (209 Kilometers)
130 Miles (209 Kilometers)
- Pack capacity: ~26 kWh - the amount of
energy in about 0.8 gallons of gasoline
- AC power consumption to fill 26kWh pack: 30-
35kWh (approximate 10% charge loss, and
depends on leveling)
Watt Hours/Mile250 Wh/Mile
- Average Consumption from pack: 250 Wh/mile
- Average Consumption from outlet: 275 Wh/mile
(approximate 10% charge loss)
EV Miles
Current:12 Miles (19 Kilometers)
    As of 5/11/2022
Seating Capacity4 adults plus minimal cargo/luggage
Curb Weight3 Pounds (1 Kilograms)
4 adults plus minimal cargo/luggage
Tires195/80R16, 44 psi. low rolling resistance steel-
belted radial. mfg. by Yokohama
Conversion TimeOEM
Conversion CostOEM
Additional FeaturesDeluxe AM/FM CD
* Dual airbag SRS
* Side impact door beams
* Electro-hydraulic power steering
* 4-wheel ABS
* Regenerative braking
* Heated windshield & seat heaters
* Computer controller pre-set charge timer
* Computer controlled timed pre-cool cabin
* Computer controlled timed pre-heat cabin
* Power windows & door locks
* Rear window defogger & wiper
* 50/50 split fold down & up rear seats with pockets
* Tailgate mounted spare tire (outside)

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