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Freedom EV

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Freedom EV is an open source hardware electric vehicle designed by the EVProduction club. It is a 3-wheeler "tadpole" EV with 2 steerable front wheels, 1 driven rear wheel, and 2 side-by-side seats.

Specifications[edit]

Dimensions[edit]

  • height 55 in (1.40 m
  • width 60 in (1.52 m)
  • length 133 in (3.38 m)
  • wheelbase 95 in (2.41 m)
  • tread (front) 56 in (1.42 m)
  • turning radius (?)
  • ground clearance 7 (180 mm)

Weight[edit]

  • empty 550 lb (250 kg)
  • payload 500 lb (230 kg) max
  • batteries 750 lb (340 kg) max
  • GVWR 1800 lb (820 kg)

Estimated performance[edit]

  • top speed 80 mph (130 km/h)
  • acceleration 0-30 mph ?
  • acceleration 0-60 mph ?
  • time, 1/4-mile ?
  • range at constant 30 mph (50 km/h) 125 miles (200 km)
  • range at constant 60 mph (100 km/h) 90 miles (145 km)

Subsystems[edit]

These are not all decided yet; choices here are the current favorites.

Tires[edit]

  • front 155/80R14 radial, 22.8" (579 mm) diameter
  • rear 155/80R14 radial, 22.8" (579 mm) diameter

Brakes[edit]

  • front drum
  • rear drum

Motor[edit]

  • type, series DC; quantity 2 D+D ES-22 6.7" motors

Controller[edit]

  • DC 450 ampere PWM controller

Suspension[edit]

  • front double unequal length A arms, air adjustable shock absorbers
  • rear trailing arm, Gates Polychain belt drive to motor

Steering[edit]

  • type rack and pinion

Batteries[edit]

  • type (twelve 6 V flooded golf cart batteries, Trojan T-105 or equivalent?)
  • battery box 36 in wide x 45 in long x 12 in high (0.91×1.14×0.30 m)

Body[edit]

  • composite one-piece body/chassis
  • 3 doors

Interior and accessories[edit]

  • seats 2, side-by-side buckets 48" wide cabin
  • heater
  • air conditioner, electric



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