|Location||Belleville, Illinois US map|
|Vehicle||1985 Renault Alliance Convertible|
|Motor||HPEVS AC-50 3-Phase AC|
|Drivetrain||Original 5-speed JB gearbox|
|Batteries||32 GBS 200AH, 3.20 Volt, Lithium Iron Phosphate|
|System Voltage||96 Volts|
Configured with charger profile 501 with no BMS.
|Heater||Dual 1500W Electric Heater elements. 2 cores fit perfectly in the old heater core frame.|
|DC/DC Converter||Meanwell SD-1000H-12|
|Instrumentation||Original gauges and lights being run by custom VCL in the Curtis controller. Digital ammeter is functioning off a negative side 1000A shunt in the pack circuit.|
|Top Speed||70 MPH (112 KPH)|
Downhill, of course. ~60mph seems to be the highest speed for any real length of time.
|Range||52 Miles (83 Kilometers)|
Still pushing the limits on this slowly.
|Seating Capacity||2 adults|
|Tires||Bridgestone B381 85T|
|Conversion Time||2.5 years|
|Additional Features||Upgraded suspension. The original Alliance suspension is not up to the job of holding that much battery weight. KYB aftermarket shocks with a set of MAD Suspension Coilovers with custom seats restore a reasonable ride height to the rear of the car.|