1. This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 01 January, 2014.

    Volkswagen VW Bus, Type 2, Samba EV Conversion Kit, Regen Brakes, AC Motor 1950-1979
    [VW Type 2]

    Price:  $6,988.00

    The EV West Air Cooled Volkswagen Type 2 Starter Kit is perfect for those looking for a professional fit and finish on the drive components, but are willing to build and install their own battery system. This easy bolt in AC motor and controller system was designed to have a minimal vintage look so it blends in well with your air cooled classic.

    This kit comes with your AC motor with regenerative braking, programmable controller, aluminum controller mount, high voltage charger, bell housing adapter plate, flywheel coupler, motor controller liquid cooling plate, coolant pump, radiator, state of charge instrumentation, throttle controller, and DC/DC convertor.

    After mounting this kit, the only thing left is to add a battery system, including cables, fuses, and contactor box, and you are ready to drive your classic Bus on all electric drive.

    This kit contains the following:

    Motor: HPEVS AC-50
    Controller: Curtis 1238 650 Amp, 96 Volt
    Instrumentation: Xantrex Link Pro
    Shunt: Deltec 600 Amp
    Transmission Adapter Kit: Billet Aluminum
    Charger: Elcon PFC2500
    J1772 Charge: Yes, J1772 Inlet, and Controller
    Chill Plate: EV West
    Cooling System: EV West
    Throttle Control: Evnetics Hall Effect
    DC/DC Converter: 400 Watt Elcon
    Controller Mount: EV West Aluminum

    The same driveline that we are offering for the Ghia is the same one in this classic Beetle that has been receiving some good press:

    Jalopnik.com Article
    BBC Autos Article
    San Diego Loves Green Article

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