OwnerDavid Nicol
(former owner, EV has been sold)
Owner's Other EV1985 BMW
LocationKansas City, Missouri US map
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Vehicle1980 Renault LeCar
(Lectric Leopard)
MotorPrestolite Series Wound DC
Drivetrain4 speed manual with clutch
Controller
series/parallel contactors
Batteries16 Car Quest GC2, 6.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
System Voltage48 Volts
Charger
on board ferro-resonant 120 VAC with manual timer
DC/DC Converter
12 Volt auxilary battery
Instrumentation1) Voltmeter 2) Ammeter
Top Speed60 MPH (96 KPH)
Seating Capacity4 adults
Tiresconventional radials
Driving smoothly is tricky. The clutch is required for smooth starts. I may add regen for smoother rides down hills. Right now it simply rolls as "engine braking" does not happen.

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