Running On Lithium. Are backyard engineers pioneering the future of the electric car? As street-legal electric cars race against muscle cars, this documentary provides a thrilling insight into the future of renewable energy. Journeyman Pictures TV
This Electric E36 Makes 850 lb/ft of Torque at the Wheels! - /TUNED
EV West isn't like other electric car builders. They aren't trying to save
the planet from gasoline emissions, they are trying to build race cars
using electric technology for events that can best use that technology. The
Pikes Peak International Hillclimb, with a total driving distance of under
20 miles at very high elevation, is one of those events. We take their
Pike's Peak M3 to the Dyno to find out what 400
Kilowatts means in horsepower, then to see how
Five Steps To Not Hating Electric Cars -- AFTER/DRIVE
You love the vicious sounds, smells and excitement of combustion cars. But
can you learn to love electric cars the same way? Maybe you can, if you
follow these five steps. With Mike Prichinello and Zac Moseley from the
Classic Car Club Manhattan.
Classic Car Club
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Dual Motor Electric Vehicle Drivetrain With Powerglide 2 Speed Transmission Walkthrough by EV West
Here's a brief 10 minute video that gives a nice overview of the EV West 2
speed Powerglide transmission that runs without a torque converter direct
drive to 2 coupled Warp 11 motors. Depending on the voltage and current,
these twin motors can put out well over 1000 lb/ft of torque, and 600+ horsepower. We used
this motor and transmission combination to power our BMW M3 to the summit
of Pikes Peak in 2012 setting an all time record for street legal electric
cars. The strength and reliability of this system is key. For more
information regarding this bolt in drive train, please visit
http://evwest.com for the latest updates.
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)
Running On Lithium: Juicing Up Electric Cobra
Michael Kadie is visiting with John Wayland at his Juice Bar in Portland.
It is Michael's first electric kit car - a Ford Cobra and he is preparing
for his first race.
This is a short clip from the documentary:
Running On Lithium.
Are backyard engineers pioneering the future of the electric car? As
street-legal electric cars race against muscle cars, this documentary
provides a thrilling insight into the future of renewable energy.
Journeyman Pictures TV
1972 Datsun a Electric Drag Racing Car 300HP - Street Legal & Broke Several World Record Speeds
Now Middle East can Kiss our ASS! A MUST Watch !! 100% Green car - No Oil
Watch as John Wayland's electric car, the White Zombie leaves high powered
gas cars in the dust as Portland makes a home for the National Electric
Drag Racing Association. John claims that his car is the world's fastest
accelerating street legal electric car. See this 1972 Datsun time and time
again take advantage of the electric motor's full torque in the first
instant and continue to break world records.