OwnerSteve Hawkins
Owner's Other EVs1993 Dodge TEVan
2002 Toyota RAV4-EV
RXT-B (range extending trailer - battery)
RXT-G (range extending trailer - generator)
1997 RAV4-EV Demonstration Prototype OEM EV
LocationVail, Colorado United States map
Vehicle1998 Chevrolet S-10E
GM S-10E
MotorGeneral Motors GM 137hp 3-Phase AC
EV1 developed electronics system 110, 65kw motor (vs. the EV1s 102kw unit.
DrivetrainStandard 1998 model year S-10 with 920lbs. payload capacity
ControllerGeneral Motors System 110
Delco Propulsion Systems, Gen 2 EV1
Batteries26 Panasonic EC-EV1260U, 13.70 Volt, Lead-Acid, Thin Metal Film
Originally PbA Advanced LA, the vehicle also had an original option for the Ovonics NiMh units; however I have installed Panasonic EV-95 units as an upgrade to the original configuration.
System Voltage343 Volts
ChargerMagnecharger 6.6kw with updated version, cooled, charging port
LPI (Large Paddle Inductive). SPI (Small Paddle) base stations also communicate properly with the LPI systems.
DC/DC ConverterDelco Integrated into inverter
InstrumentationStock, plus a TX Palm with EV1 dash software.
Top Speed70 MPH (112 KPH)
112 kph governed
Range60 Miles (96 Kilometers)
60 on PbA, 90 on Ovonic NiMh, and estimated 110 on the EV-95 units.
EV Miles
Current:11 Miles (17 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity2 & 1/2 adults
Curb Weight4,260 Pounds (1,936 Kilograms)
(1,922 Kilograms) plus 920 lbs load capacity
TiresStock Uniroyal TigerPaw 15s
Additional FeaturesOEM Built with the same drive system as the EV1. This vehicle has all the features of an ICE OEM vehicle, including Air Conditioning (which also actively cools the battery pack when charging), heating, power steering and brakes, CD player, etc., and a 920 lbs. payload capacity.

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