OwnerJack Rickard
Owner's Other EVsBeck 1957 Porsche Speedster Replica
2009 Mini Cooper Clubman
1955 Porsche Spyder 550 Electric
LocationCape Girardeau, Missouri United States map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle1957 Porsche 356A
Special Editions Inc Beck Replica
MotorHPEVS AC-50 3-Phase AC
50 kW
ControllerCurtis 1238-7501
3 phase AC with liquid cooling chill plate
Batteries36 CALB/Skyenergy SE-180AHA, 3.35 Volt, Lithium Iron Phosphate
21600 wH
System Voltage120 Volts
ChargerElcon PFC-3000W
3000w - totally silent. Very reliable. Charge to 126.6v
Heater3 element PTC electric with blower. Good heat.
DC/DC ConverterElcon 300watt
InstrumentationTBS Expert Pro, Curtis 840, Voltmeter. Gas gauge operates
from EVWorks Zeva2 and quite accurately shows battery state
of charge. Original temperature gage displays controller chill
plate temperature.
Top Speed130 MPH (209 KPH)
Acceleration0-60 in 11.2seconds
Range80 Miles (128 Kilometers)
Longest drive - 110 miles.
Watt Hours/Mile225 Wh/Mile
EV Miles
Current:323 Miles (519 Kilometers)
    As of 2/17/2011
Seating Capacity2 adults
Curb Weight2,039 Pounds (926 Kilograms)
TiresMichelin Energy Saver
Conversion TimeSix months
Additional FeaturesCustom low profile adapter plate and coupler. Carbon Fiber rear battery boxes. Custom aluminum billet chill plate for Curtis controller with heat exchanger, pump, fill tank - braided stainless hoses and AN fittings.

Custom contactor box.
Videos of entire build at WebPage

Owners manual with full specs and dynomometer data at

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