OwnerLawrence Rhodes
Owner's Other EVs1997 Ford Aspire
EMB Lectra
Vego 600 SX
1980 Jet ElectraVan 750
Schwinn Stingray
1987 Honda VT700 Shadow
2007 I-zip Electric Chopper
Chinese Electric Tricycle Pickup
2016 Nissan Leaf
2013 Nissan Leaf
LocationSan Francisco, California United States map
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Vehicle2001 Lepton
Moped class scooter
MotorLafert 1800 watt Brushless DC
Very powerful and controlled motor. Seems to be computer controlled. It has amazing torque & regen.
DrivetrainCovered belt
ControllerLafert 1800 watt
Works well with the OEM motor.
Batteries4 B and B EP-12/50, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
Upgrade from the stock 38 ah batteries.
System Voltage48 Volts
ChargerSoneil 48v
WebPage /> 12amp charger. Very quick charging. Expensive.
HeaterNot on a moped
DC/DC Converter OEM
OEM inside.
InstrumentationSpeedo, Battery, calculated range, eco/Rabbit modes.
Top Speed28 MPH (45 KPH)
It has a top speed governed to EU standards. Down a hill it will go faster.
AccelerationIn Rabbit mode it keeps up with traffic. In eco mode 25 mph comes very sloooooowwwwllly. 25 seconds or so.
Range40 Miles (64 Kilometers)
With the 50 AH batteries that are stock 40 miles is claimed. I believe it. I've never drained the pack below 51.5vdc.
Watt Hours/Mile72 Wh/Mile
It would be easy to enter 50 AH and 40 miles. 1.25 ah per mile.
EV Miles
Current:1,500 Miles (2,413 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight242 Pounds (109 Kilograms)
Feels very light
TiresMichelin VM100S
Conversion TimeBought from www.electricmotorsport.com
Conversion CostNew cost is $2,250.00 but not with the charger I bought.
Additional FeaturesRack
This is the best electric scooter I've owned. As a stock vehicle it will take me up the steepest hills in San Francisco. I weigh 250 pounds.


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