DIY electric car runs 200 miles on old lead-acid batteries

david clouds 1997 geo metro electric car powered b

Eco Factor: Zero-emission DIY vehicle powered by electric batteries.

The rise in demand for clean vehicles has not only tempted automakers to rollout next-gen electric vehicles, but has also encouraged several eco-conscious individuals to use their skills to create low-cost electric rides. David Cloud is one such individual who has spent $3000 in converting a 1997 Geo Metro to run on an electric engine fueled by old lead acid batteries.

david clouds 1997 geo metro electric car powered b

The vehicle is powered by 8” ADC motors that are included on each rear wheel and are powered by old 12V lead-acid batteries. The vehicle has a top speed of 72mph and can hit 60mph in 18 seconds, with a range of about 200 miles.

david clouds 1997 geo metro electric car powered b

Via: EV World

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