Spyder 550
OwnerJack Rickard
Owner's Other EVsBeck 1957 Porsche Speedster Replica
2009 Mini Cooper Clubman
1957 Porsche 356A
LocationCape Girardeau, Missouri United States map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1955 Porsche Spyder 550 Replica
Based on Beck Spyder 550 Replica.
MotorHPEVS AC-50 3-Phase AC
DrivetrainHigh Performance Electric Vehicles AC-50 ac induction motor
with Curtis 1238-7501 controller
ControllerCurtis 1238-7501
3-phase AC controller
Batteries36 CALB/Skyenergy SE-180AHA, 3.35 Volt, Lithium Iron Phosphate
21,600 wH.
System Voltage120 Volts
ChargerBrusa NLG-511
3600 watt programmable charger
InstrumentationXantrex Pro
Top Speed120 MPH (193 KPH)
Range100 Miles (160 Kilometers)
Watt Hours/Mile215 Wh/Mile
EV Miles
Current:6,000 Miles (9,654 Kilometers)
    As of 2/17/2011
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight1,650 Pounds (749 Kilograms)
Tires15 inch
Conversion Time6 months
Originally built by Duane Ball with ongoing engineering design from Jack Rickard of EVTV. Vehicle subsequently purchased by EVTV.

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