OwnerMichael Jacombs
LocationMont Albert Melbourne, Victoria Australia map
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Vehicle1988 Holden Barina
This car was marketed worldwide under a dozen different names among them being the Suzuki Swift, Suzuki Cultus, Geo Metro, Chevrolet Metro etc.
ICE engine delivered 28kW and 900Newtons. It now has 49kW and 1800Newtons.
This car was originally converted by Blair Fraser.
MotorAdvanced DC X91-4001 Series Wound DC
6.7inch 10HP
DrivetrainOriginal 5 speed gearbox. No clutch. Generally drive in 2nd and 3rd gear only
ControllerCurtis 1231C 500Amp
Batteries8, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
Battery weight 30kg each
System Voltage96 Volts
2 x 48volt 20amp
DC/DC Converter
None. Separate 12volt battery with its own 12volt charger.
Top Speed60 MPH (96 KPH)
Acceleration0-50kph in 13 seconds
Range35 Miles (56 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity5 adults
Curb Weight1,700 Pounds (772 Kilograms)
Conversion Time60 hours
Conversion Cost$9,000 in 2008
21 March 2011
Have replaced all batteries. One charger "died" & is being repaired. This has now been fixed & we are off and running again (1st May 2011)

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