|Owner||Richard van Wyhe|
|Owner's Other EVs||1978 Porsche 924|
1976 Porsche 912E
1974 Karmann Ghia
|Location||Shasta Lake, California US map|
|Vehicle||1974 Volkswagen Std. Beetle |
A one-of-a-kind, completely custom VW by EV4U Custom Conversions©.
|Motor||Netgain Impulse 9 Series Wound DC|
|Drivetrain||Four speed manual transaxle. Lightened flywheel and heavy-duty clutch.|
|Batteries||12 Trojan 30XHS, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded|
To be converted to lithium.
|System Voltage||156 Volts|
|Instrumentation||Amp Gauge, State-of-Charge, Pack Voltage, Aux System Voltage, PakTrakr|
|Top Speed||90 MPH (144 KPH)|
The car has been to 85 & 90 mph on multiple occasions.
|Acceleration||15 Seconds 0 to 60 MPH (with normal driving)|
|Range||40 Miles (64 Kilometers)|
30 to 50 miles, depending on terrain and driving habits with new batteries.
|Seating Capacity||2 adults|
|Curb Weight||2,580 Pounds (1,172 Kilograms)|
Once it is converted to lithium, it will be almost 500 lbs. lighter.
|Conversion Time||This vehicle was designed and built to a marketing vehicle for EV4U Custom Conversions©. |
|Conversion Cost||EV4U Custom Conversions offer their VW Beetle conversion as featured in this car for $19,875.00 which includes a 14.6 kWh lithium battery pack.|
|Additional Features||The Beetle features 2-1/2" wider than stock fiberglass fenders, heavy-duty front anti-sway bar, front and rear disc brakes, vented polypropylene battery boxes with see-thru polycarbonate tops. Air shocks in the rear, coil-over shocks in front. Enclosed engine compartment. Custom dash and upholstered rear battery enclosure. |
Charcoal grey tweed interior, with all new upholstery, carpet, headliner, gasket, seals, etc. Custom paint job is one of the best you will ever see, thanks to Artistic Paint and Body in Redding, California.
|This award winning vehicle is for sale, visit our website for more information and photos. |
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