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Converted Porsche

Discussion in 'Electric Conversions' started by NigelM, Apr 20, 2012.

  1. NigelM

    NigelM Recovering Member

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    Saw a converted Porsche for the first time today at a St Petersburg event. Battery pack in the front, motor in the rear, no trunk space whatsoever and a range of 50-70 miles. Seems like a waste of a Porsche.....:

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  2. dhrivnak

    dhrivnak Active Member

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    It depends on your definition of waste. I saw the car in person and raced against it. The performance was not bad at all, not far off the Tesla and it did quite well in the autocross as well, again a step behind the Roadster:smile:. I saw it at EVCCON 2011.

    It is easier to get in and out of than the Roadster.
     
  3. JRP3

    JRP3 Hyperactive Member

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    That's Seb's Porsche isn't it? If so it's a showcase for EVnetics products, and any EV Porsche is never a waste :wink:
     
  4. dhrivnak

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    Yes I do believe. EVnetics makes very good controllers.
     
  5. Bearman

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    My only complaint is the color, maybe there is some logic to it like that it hides dirt effectively.
     
  6. richkae

    richkae VIN587

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    Does he have two motors slaved together or is it just one - mounted ridiculously high?
     
  7. Larry Chanin

    Larry Chanin Model S Perf Sig 1055

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    Yes, it does have two stacked motors.

    Larry
     

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