. . . that celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 2014!
Go anywhere “Island EV”, in a 18 miles long Virgin Island,
. . . with lots of curves, needs lots of power for the
. . . steep hills (sea level to 1700 feet), but only needed a top speed of 40 mph, and
. . . a 40 – 50 mile range between charges.
With a 20 hp, 96 volt AC electric motor,
. . . attached with the motor’s water cooled inverter/controller mounted above it.
An 11 kW LiFePO4, 108 volt DC battery bank ,
. . , installed in 2 custom aluminum, weatherproof battery boxes,
. . . one in the engine compartment, just behind the grill, and
. . . the other behind the backseat.
The gas tank was removed to make room for the onboard 120 vac battery charger.
07-03-2015 Source: E-Mini-Moke & Solar-PV-Garage