Electric cars, trucks, ATVs, NEVs - things bigger than a motorcycle.
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The best quality batteries and lowest priced batteries for DIY EV's are tier 1 OEM Quality Cells from salvaged (wrecked) EV packs. Two examples are Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf packs.
Nissan Leaf Module specs are here
Chevy Volt Pack Info - Salvage 16kwh Packs Under $2k here
The cells are rated conservatively by GM at 7.8C, Yabert's tests of Volt packs on the DiyEv car forum suggest a higher C rate, 15+ C!.
$1,400 plus $360 freight. Still over $1k less than new lead!
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I dont know if im reassured or concerned that Jaguar...who have developed a range of EVs themselves,....went to Rimac to design and build the key electrics for this. ( battery, motor, controls etc ?)
They certainly do not make that clear in their PR release info....
As you would probably expect, Jag pulled from its existing all-electric vehicle lineup to build the E-Type Zero, including the I-Pace, the automaker’s first all-electric SUV. Specs include a 220-kW powertrain juiced by a 40-kWh battery pack, with power routed through a new prop shaft, finally mating to an original E-Type differential in the rear before reaching the ground.
Personally, i would keep the E Type "oily", and have an EV Mk 2 as a daily driver......much more useable.
This forum owes its existence to Justin of ebikes.ca
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