me and my Skoda
Owner's Other EVsMini-El Serie 1
1990 Mini El City
LocationLinnich, North Rhine-Westphalia Germany map
Vehicle1992 Skoda Favorit Eltra
Bought in 2001, about 155000 km (more than 100000 mls) driven, 2002 rebuild with Curtis 1221R. Now (2010) restaurated and new paint, because of getting long lasting Nicad batteries ( now nearly 20 years old...) (see below).
Motor GMR MTH 100 Series Wound DC
Drivetrain5 Gear manual with clutch (standard)
ControllerCurtis 1221R
84 Volt
Batteries14 Saft STM-5-200, 6.00 Volt, Nickel-Cadmium, Flooded
drove about 85000 km with the first set of lead-gel batteries (Varta 160Ah, Lead-Acid,Gel), then after 40000 more km, i got this 20 year old Saft nicads, with nominal 200 Ah.
System Voltage84 Volts
ChargerZivan NG3
Charger with 84 V and 25 A
Heater1. electric heater (original)
2. Eberspaecher D1 LC
DC/DC Converter
18 A
Instrumentationmodified standard cockpit, dcc4000
Top Speed50 MPH (80 KPH)
Range65 Miles (104 Kilometers)
Could be more or less 100 km range. How do you want to drive your car today? Low speed, high speed, with mountains or flat...?
EV Miles
Current:100,000 Miles (160,900 Kilometers)
    As of 6/24/2010
Seating Capacity4 adults
Curb Weight2,750 Pounds (1,250 Kilograms)
Tires165/70 R13
Conversion Timeno conversion, car was originally build in electric.
Additional FeaturesKoni red shock absorbers, alloy rims, grey backlights, trimline,
transportable power generator as range extender possible, car got new paint coat
I love my Skoda :o)

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