OwnerMike Rathbone
LocationLower Hutt, Wellington New Zealand map
Vehicle2005 Toyota RAV4
5 door, right hand drive
MotorAzure Dynamics/Solectria AC55 3-Phase AC
DrivetrainRear wheel drive only
ControllerAzure Dynamics/Solectria DMOC445
Batteries100 Thunder Sky 90aH, 3.20 Volt, Lithium Iron Phosphate
System Voltage320 Volts
ChargerManzanita Micro PFC-30
HeaterMetric Mind MES-DEA
DC/DC ConverterAzure Dynamics/Solectria DC-DC750
InstrumentationOriginal Toyota gauges, each converted with
electronic interfaces.
Top Speed75 MPH (120 KPH)
Range80 Miles (128 Kilometers)
EV Miles
Start:30,000 Miles (48,270 Kilometers)
Current:63,300 Miles (101,849 Kilometers)
Total:33,300 Miles (53,579 Kilometers)
    As of 5/5/2014
Seating Capacity5 adults
Curb Weight3,381 Pounds (1,536 Kilograms)
TiresBridgestone ECOPIA
Conversion Time3 months actual conversion, many, many
months planning!
Conversion Cost$NZ70,000 including cost of vehicle
Additional FeaturesSunroof, reversing camera, tracker system.
RAV4EV has now been on the road for over five years and over
53,000 petrol-free kilometres.

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