Setting up the controllerposition of the motor
OwnerAndrej Pecjak - METRON Institute
Owner's Other EVs1995 Renault Espace
1992 Renault R5 Elektro
2005 Mazda RX-8
2006 Smart Roadster
1999 Smart ForTwo
2005 Smart Roadster
1974 Volkswagen 1303 Beetle
2005 Mazda 5
LocationPodnart, Gorenjska Slovenia map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle2010 Dacia Sandero
Conversion of two Dacia Sandero cars to electric propulsion.
MotorStoja 3-Phase AC
First Dacia has 30 kW continous water cooled, second Dacia has ISKRA air cooled motor appx 25 kW
Drivetrainclassic 5 gear
400 A Stoja controller, second dacia has Curtis 550A controller
BatteriesKokam 240 Ah cells, 3.70 Volt, Lithium-Polymer
First dacia has Heated Li Po batteries placed in 3 boxes - nominal voltage 199V, max voltage 224V
Second Sandero has 22 LiPo kokam 240 Ah cells
System Voltage200 Volts
3 kW charger, additionally two more Elcon 3 kW for 3 phase fast charging
Heater4 kW Mes Dea water heater, one Webasto biodiesel heater added on February 2012
DC/DC ConverterPictronic 20A
First Dacia has 2 pieces 240W DCDC, second Dacia has 400 W ElCon DCDC
Instrumentationstandard Dacia plus one REC display
Top Speed81 MPH (130 KPH)
First Dacia can drive up to 135 km/h, second up to 120 km/h
Range200 Miles (321 Kilometers)
First Dacia has range of 240 km on highway and 400 km driving up to 80 km/h. Second Dacia has a range of 120-180 km
We drove 391km from Bled to Zadar
EV Miles
Start:7 Miles (11 Kilometers)
Current:60,000 Miles (96,540 Kilometers)
Total:59,993 Miles (96,528 Kilometers)
    As of 7/31/2013
Seating Capacity5 adults
Curb Weight2,400 Pounds (1,090 Kilograms)
Tires185/65 15
Conversion Timehalf a year, but were doing other cars, so this one could be done much faster
Conversion CostAbout the same as new Ion or Miev but with much better performance
Additional FeaturesConverted by our Institute metron, finished in December 2010, driving since Christmas 2010
Second Dacia driving since august 2011

may 2012 - Dacia upgraded for higher range. Nowe it has 54 cells 0f 240 Ah and nominal voltage 199 V
Energy stored 47,7 kWh

March 2103: Our Dacia won first place at Rallye Monte Carlo des energies nouvelles in category "consumption" and "electric vehicles" ! WebPage

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