OwnerNathan Hutchison
Owner's Other EV1974 Volkswagen Beetle
LocationEl Cerrito, California United States map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1971 Volkswagen Super Beetle
MotorD&D Motor Systems, Inc. Series Wound DC
At 500a only puts out maybe 32hp
ControllerAlltrax 72450
72v programmable
Batteries24 60ah, 77.00 Volt,
Pack only weighs 132 lbs
System Voltage77 Volts
Heater2 12v 300w
DC/DC ConverterElcon
Top Speed45 MPH (72 KPH)
AccelerationGood, turn the controller up to 450a and power is better than stock.
Range20 Miles (32 Kilometers)
Depends on what you set the controller to. 475a max = 15-20mi range at 30-40mph
260a max = 40mi max at 25mph
Best whr/mile trip is 135whr/mi
Watt Hours/Mile150 Wh/Mile
EV Miles
Start:56,900 Miles (91,552 Kilometers)
Current:62,300 Miles (100,240 Kilometers)
Total:5,400 Miles (8,688 Kilometers)
    As of 10/26/2012
Seating Capacity5 adults
Curb Weight1,750 Pounds (795 Kilograms)
1700-1800lbs lighter than stock (1900lbs)
TiresClassic 160/15
Conversion TimeJust the electrical conversion was 22hrs
interior, suspension, brakes, and little things would be another 20-30hrs
Additional FeaturesVehicle sold in 2010, up for sale again now!

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