Electric trike 2Electric trike 3
OwnerTom Boyle
Owner's Other EV2007 BugE
LocationVista, California US map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle2009 Semi Recumbent
Electric trike with 3 hub motors
Motor Brushless DC
Brushless hub X 3
DrivetrainDirect
ControllerKelly KBS X 3
Three Brushless 40A controllers with regen
Batteries4 Gruber Power Services 18AH, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
System Voltage48 Volts
DC/DC Converter none
Top Speed20 MPH (32 KPH)
AccelerationFast
Range20 Miles (32 Kilometers)
EV Miles
Current:5 Miles (8 Kilometers)
 
    As of 8/3/2009
Seating Capacity1 adult
Curb Weight90 Pounds (40 Kilograms)
Tires20X 2.1 rear
16 X 2.1 front
Conversion Time60 days
Conversion Cost$3,500
Additional FeaturesThis trike is for testing electric controllers and drive configurations.
Front motor will be changed to a hub with free wheel for low speed steep hill use.
The controllers are mated with a smart throttle to control regen and motor use.
Very quiet running

code by jerry