Batteries under hoodBatteries under front seatKewet motor and controllerSolar Kewet
OwnerScott Cornell
Owner's Other EVs1968 VW Karmann Ghia
1979 VW Rabbit
1984 Sinclair C5
LocationPleasant Hill, California US map
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Vehicle1993 Kewet EL-JET3
Production electric vehicle made in Norway. 1 of about 50 imported for use in local EV rental project.
MotorThrige-Titan
7.5 Kilowatt (Danish make)
DrivetrainGear reduction / differential
ControllerCurtis 1205
Batteries6 US Battery 8VGT, 8.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
8V golf cart
System Voltage48 Volts
Charger
48V Communications equipment power supply. 100-250V in 48V 15A out (set to 56V)
Heater1200W electric
DC/DC Converter
Danish make
Instrumentationa) Speedometer/Odometer b) Battery Volts c) Battery Amps
Top Speed35 MPH (56 KPH)
35 on the level, slower up steep hills. Faster than "neighborhood" low-speed vehicles.
AccelerationLeisurely
Range20 Miles (32 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity2 adults (or 3 if very good friends)
Curb Weight1,400 Pounds (636 Kilograms)
TiresNokian 145/80R13
Conversion TimeN/A - Production Electric
Additional FeaturesAM/FM radio / cassette player.
120 watts of solar panels on roof to extend range about 1-1.5 miles per day (I know it's not practical, but it gets people thinking . . .)
This vehicle has been sold to a new owner in Fremont, CA

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