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Mercedes 230SL

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Overview

Owner
Richard van Wyhe
Vehicle
1964 Mercedes 230SL
Build Status
Done
System Voltage
144 V
Range
80-90 miles
Top Speed
100-150 mph
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About the build

Conversion of a 1964 Mercedes 230SL. Nice driving car.

Motor

Motor
HPEVS Dual AC-35
Controller
Curtis 1239 (x2)
Notes

Matched the vehicle. Custom motor mounts.

Electrical

Batteries
Other
Battery Management System
None - Bottom balanced cells.
Charger
ElCon 5 kW
System Voltage
144 V
Range
80-90 miles
DC/DC
Two ElCons.
Battery Capacity
28.5 kWh - 48 of the CALB CA Series 180 Ah cells.
Notes

Due to the stereo amp with went with two DC/DC converters.

Mechanical

Drivetrain
RWD
Power to wheels
CEV adapter.
Curb Weight
3,400 lbs.
Notes

Waiting on the adapter/coupler took six months.