|Location||Almelo, Overijssel Netherlands map|
|Vehicle||1998 BMW Z3 |
Fun electric roadster as daily commuter to work or for a casual drift around the park. Vehicle is now ready and passed all European regulations of 2012. (R10 & R100)
Received the vehicle registration today!
|Motor|| Eve M3 AC60L4 3-Phase AC|
60kW nominal power (1 hour) 90kW peak (60 seconds)
230nm @ 300Arms (0-3500rpm)
|Drivetrain||M3 AC60 AC motor from Electric Vehicle Europe.|
HW38140 LIFEPO4 cells (130S3P 420V 36Ah)
165kva inverter (300A phase current)
Manual gearbox, clutch-less.
|Controller|| Wavesculptor 200|
Tritium Wavesculptor 200 is a 165kva inverter suited for PM 3 phase motor and 3phase induction motors.
|Batteries||393 Headway HW38140, 3.20 Volt, Lithium Iron Phosphate|
Cylinderical cells with orange Headway cellblocks. There are 11 modules grouped in 3 boxes. Two boxes in the rear and one in thr front.
|System Voltage||430 Volts|
3.3KW Charger that can charge the 430V battery pack.
|Heater||BMW Auxiliary PTC Heater.|
|DC/DC Converter|| None|
Four 130Ah LiFePo4 bricks are used as 12V battery.
|Instrumentation||DIY board computer.|
|Acceleration||Calculated 6.8seconds for 0-60MPH @ 1350kg .|
The controller is not yet set for maximum output.
Measured with a 70% charged pack 0-30MPH : 2.9 seconds, 0-50MPH: 6 seconds in 2nd gear.
|Range||50 Miles (80 Kilometers)|
Acceleration or range, I chose acceleration.
Extrapolated range (from shorter tests) (50mi) @ 100km/h (62MPH)
|Watt Hours/Mile||200 Wh/Mile |
spirited driving 350watt/hour mile mixed 30/50mph.
constant 50mph = 200 watt/hour mile.
|Seating Capacity||2 adults|
|Curb Weight||2,734 Pounds (1,242 Kilograms)|
It turned out lighter than calculated.
|Tires||4 Winter tyres, will get low rolling resistance tires after these are worn.|
|Conversion Time||1.8 years|
|Additional Features||Electronic hydraulic power steering.|
IEC 62196 Charging socket & prox & control pilot circuit for european compatibility with public ev chargers.