Accession Number:

ADA093746

Title:

Verification Tests of the US Electricar Corp. Lectric Leopard.

Descriptive Note:

Rept. for 15 Oct-30 Nov 79,

Corporate Author:

ARMY MOBILITY EQUIPMENT RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT COMMAND FORT BELVOIR VA

Report Date:

1980-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

31.0

Abstract:

The Lectric Leopard is a Renault Le Car that has been converted to an electric vehicle. It was tested as part of a Department of Energy demonstration program. The performance test results are presented in this report. The vehicle is powered by 16 6-volt lead acid batteries through a contactor to the 48-volt 12-horsepower traction motor. It is equipped with front disc brakes, drum rear, and torsion bar suspension. It does not have regenerative braking.

Subject Categories:

  • Surface Transportation and Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE