OwnerBob Lemke
Owner's Other EVs1983 Cushman
2003 Rad2go E-36 Great White scooter
LocationCorona, California United States map
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Vehicle2008 Flybo
NEV, but speed is set by dealer for the state sold. If not set, it will do 50 mph easy.
Motor 3-Phase AC
8.5 kw 11.25hp cont. 29hp peak
Drivetrain120 volt traction pack and 3-phase AC 8.5KW motor.
AC inverter
Batteries10 Yuasa 105 a/hr, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Gel
System Voltage120 Volts
Smart charger runs on 100 to 250 VAC 50 or 60 cycle.
HeaterHeater and defroster 600 watts
InstrumentationCurrent, speedometer, odometer and trip, motor temp, high beams, pack voltage
Top Speed50 MPH (80 KPH)
software programmable
AccelerationA little faster than my Cushman but still rather slow. 0 to 50 in about 12 seconds
Range50 Miles (80 Kilometers)
At slower speeds. Only 30 miles at 40mph to 50mph.
Watt Hours/Mile380 Wh/Mile
EV Miles
Start:27 Miles (43 Kilometers)
Current:180 Miles (289 Kilometers)
Total:153 Miles (246 Kilometers)
    As of 3/15/2009
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight1,850 Pounds (840 Kilograms)
Conversion CostOEM MSRP $15250.00
Additional FeaturesLeather seats
Stereo and CD
Remote door locks and alarm
Power Windows
Back up lights and turn signals
Windshield washer
Cigarette lighter
Cheap China build quality but nothing is breaking yet. The company that makes this car is the builder of most all the NEVs that look like a Smart car knock-off. The powertrain for the first model was a 48 volt DC setup. Their next improvement was going to 72 volts and switching over to a 6.5kw 3-phase AC motor and regen braking. Most cars that look like this one has that powertrain. This model has a 120 volt 8.5kw 3-phase AC motor.

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