After unanticipiated delays, HCEV recently delivered it's latest client conversion of a 1998 VW Golf EV. The 96v 500 amp system will carry it's owner to work every day 14 miles roundtrip.
The range of the 16 6v lead acid batteries is estimated at 50 miles with a top speed of 75 mph. The car is equipped with an 8" Advanced DC motor, Curtis 1231c 500 amp controller, power steering, power brakes, an onboard 115v 15 amp Russco battery charger, and 3 amp auxilliary battery charger make convenience charging from any standard 100-1200v outlet a breeze.
Please check out some build photos of the golf in our Gallery.