1996 Miata converted into an electric car. Owner provides a brief overview of the project.
10 (12V) batteries
Total of 120V
105 Horse Power
Approximately $7,000.00 in supplies, most bought at Skycraft located in Winter Park, Florida.
Ten weekends to complete the conversion.
Electric Miata specifications
Updated: July 31, 2008
You Tube video - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkzAWzx_lDY
Photos - http://www.flickr.com/photos/78779152@N00/
Specifications Album -- http://evalbum.com/1389
Starting Kit - http://www.electroauto.com/
Best source for electronics - http://www.skycraftsurplus.com/
Vehicle 1996 Mazda Miata
Motor Warfield Impulse 9 Series Wound DC
Drivetrain 5 speed manual
Controller Curtis 1221
Batteries 10 Universal Batteries 12550, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
System Voltage 120 Volts
Charger Zivan NG3
Top Speed 70 MPH (112 KPH)
Range 26 Miles (41 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity 2 adults
Conversion Time 10 weeks
Conversion Cost $ 7,500
Expert Advice - http://www.evdl.org/archive/index.html
Full Electric Car Home Conversion - 1988 Pontiac Fiero Part 1
The process of converting my Pontiac Fiero to 144 volt electric car. Full
video documentation of the process along with a few test drives. It runs on
12, 12 volt Trojan deep cycle lead acid batteries. Powered by a 9.1 in.
dia. Advanced DC motor with a 500 amp Curtis controller. Part 2 and 3 will
be coming soon. GO ELECTRIC!
EV Miata Video Car Tour.mp4
A video tour of our electric conversion of a '92 Mazda Miata. The car shows
the installation of out EV Miata conversion kit using Optima AGM lead-acid
batteries that provide a 20+ mile range/charge. LiFePo lithium batteries
may also be used to provide up to 65+ miles/charge. Our all steel kit is
designed to be installed with common hand and power tools. Learn more at
Battery Powered Miata runs 9.61 @ 140mph
Pretty awesome seeing a battery powered car running 9's
This car has run a best of 9.1, I want to see it in the 8's!!!
Ok, bring on the Trolls/Haters... I'm sure this video will bring them out!
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93 Eclipse Electric Car Conversion #1
The first video of the 1993 Mitsubishi Eclipse Electric Car Conversion
project. http://www.yorktownev.com for info on how to convert your car.
Don't pay big money for gas.
All Electric Mazda Miata Convertible
Listing Details About my All Electric Mazda Miata convertible and then
The Car was sold to a gentlemen in Central VA. I can't give you much
information about how its doing now.
Reverend Gadget and EV Miata in the News.mp4
Reverend Gadget is an icon in the electric car conversion business. He is
featured in the movie "Revenge of the Electric Car" which he was on a tour
promoting. A local news show wanted to do an interview and needed a EV
conversion essentially as a prop. I was asked to provide the car with the
caveat that I wouldn't be interviewed. I brought the car out to the set
early Saturday morning and after talking with the host, was wired up and
told that I would be interviewed in the segment after all. So, unshaven,
wearing ripped jeans, and low on coffee, I got to share the spotlight with
the Reverend. Gadget, by the way is a great guy - not at all pretentious,
easy to talk to and full of ideas on how to help the cause of electrifying
WORLDS FASTEST street legal ELECTRIC CAR
Learn about EV technology: http://www.electric-vehiclenews.com/
Worlds fastest street legal ELECTRIC CAR 1972 Datsun 1200 Whtie Zombie.
This car is based in Oregon... there are something like 18 hydro electric
power plants in that state! Hydro generation accounts for 58% of all
electricity in Oregon (Over 70% in Washington) and coal accounts for less
Only about 15% of the energy from the fuel you put in your tank gets used
to move your car down the road or run useful accessories, such as air
conditioning. The rest of the energy is lost to engine and driveline
inefficiencies and idling. Therefore, the potential to improve fuel
efficiency with advanced technologies is enormous. With an Electric Car it
costs just $1.00 per 100kms with MUCH more performance than with petrol at
$20.00 per 100kms.
EVs use between 1/6th and 1/10th the energy of a comparable ICE powered
Datsun 1200 EV Specs:
- Motor - Hi Torque Electric 'Siamese 8' Series Wound DC Dual Armature 8
- Controller - Zilla Z2K EHV 2000 Amp
- Battery - 60x 16 Ah Hawker Enersys 'Genesis' Lead-Acid 360 Volts
- Final Drive ratio - 4.11 : 1
- Weight - 2,450 Pounds (1,113 Kilograms)