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Old 08-02-2009, 01:17 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by blueflame View Post
At 100mph high speeds with 2500lbs you will need serious rubber just for safety, let alone required high performance. Minimum would be 185 13" 's I'd guess. How far will a 50kwh capacity battery travel with these power and weight demands?
I estimate a 100% DOD range at 65mph of 250-300 miles, level ground. That of course is just an estimate, and my goal is a minimum of 150 real-world miles.

Of course, hypermiling techniques will be employed.
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