GO GREEN Electric VW Bug Rebirthauto 96Volt Kit #001 in car
Vehicle1975 Volkswagen Beetle
MotorD&D Motor Systems, Inc. ES-31B DC Series Wound DC
ControllerKelly KDH12600 Controller Assembly 120VDC 600A
Batteries8 gpl-3100t , 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
LifeLine Size 31T Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) Sealed Battery #gpl-3100t
System Voltage96 Volts
Kelly Controller 110VAC by 96VDC AGM Battery Charger
Kelly Controller 96VDC to 12VDC Converter
Top Speed65 MPH (104 KPH)
Range30 Miles (48 Kilometers)
How-to Convert to Electric Series Part 1
First in a series of videos detailing how to convert your vehicle from gasoline to electric. Series features a 1974 VW Karmann Ghia and other conversions by EV4U Custom Conversions.
Electric VW Beetle Jeans 1974 - HiG (GUC)
An electric VW Beetle Jeans 1974 with a Clark 5,2 kW series-wound DC motor - A student project at Gjøvik University College by 2nd year machine engineers (2010/2011). Students: Atle Bjerke, Bjørn Dammand, Kjetil Kvammen Kolset, Jonas Langeland, Nils Turi, Daniel Helms Ålien and Jo Øyen. Project owner: Magnar Eikerol
Song: Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros - Home
Extra! 300mpg Electric Car, GT-R Free Rides
This week, Driving Sports TV (http://bit.ly/dsp0rts) brings you another Extra! news update. First, we visit the Bridgestone Proving Grounds where a class of kids test their 300mpg electric car. Then, it's off to Portland Oregon for a ride in a 600whp GT-R!
Volkswagen Superbug. 204hp & 221ft of torque at the wheels on 8 pounds Boost.
more pics http://www.superbeetlesonly.com/forum/index.php?&autocom=gallery&cmd=sc&cat=6
Behind the scenes of building an electric car - The journey
Follow us on a journey of the successes and dissapointments that were tse_10.
Team Swinburne Electric 2010, AKA tse_10, was the first year a group of Swinburne engineering students endevoured to develop and build an Electric Vehicle for the Formula SAE competition. The team hit trouble when they blew up their motor controller, just over a week before the competition. The team then borrowed another motor controller which also ended up blowing. The team then borrowed ANOTHER motor controller, to which they had some success, until the night before the competition, when it also blew up. In total the team blew up 3x $4,000 controllers, 6 times (after repairs). It is thought that the motor is faulty and is causing the issues.
Final Year Members:
Non Final Year Members:
Jacob Vu Tran
ATA and MEVIG
Warning: Although edited, this is behind the scenes footage and may contain some course language and/or offensive behaviour.
Neil's Car Works!
Neil built this car - literally - from the ground up! This video shows him driving it for the first time. Dane and I are soo proud of him (the video shows that!).
August 24, 2009.
Dane is 2 years old, mommy is 9 months pregnant, and daddy's car works!!
Mark Murphy, designer, in his new kit vehicle creation, the BugE available through Blue Sky Design, http://www.bugev.net/
Modified Volkswagen Beetles
a brief video on some really messed up volkswagen beetles, some of them cool, some of them funny, and some of them just plain weird...I hope you enjoy!