OwnerCharles Havranek
LocationChicago, Illinois US map
Vehicle1959 Renault Dauphine
(Henney Kilowatt)
MotorGeneral Electric 5BT1344A10 Series Wound DC
7.1 HP 72 Volt, 88 Amp, Spec 90.6
DrivetrainOriginal 4 speed transmission
ControllerCurtis 1231C
Batteries12 Midstate L145, 6.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
System Voltage72 Volts
Charger
original 11 Amp 96 Volt
Instrumentationa) Ammeter
b) Voltmeter
c) Speedometer
Top Speed50 MPH (80 KPH)
demonstrated over flat surface
Range50 Miles (80 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity4 adults
Curb Weight2,250 Pounds (1,022 Kilograms)
TiresSkinny, 50 psi unsure on brand, look like trailer tires : )
This is a commercial conversion done by Henney Coachworks in 1960. What it lacks in speed it makes up for in agility. Very well balanced, 6 batts front, 6 batts rear. Currently setup for electrical braking, switching to regen as soon as I figure it out.

code by jerry