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Old 07-05-2019, 09:18 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by oil pan 4 View Post
That's like 12 miles per kwh.
The best I can do in my leaf is about 5.5 miles per kwh.
Electric motor cycles usually don't break 10 miles per kwh.
It would have to average 5kw at 60 mph to make 12 miles per kwh. That's less than 7hp. It doesn't look anywhere near that aerodynamic.
So when it doesn't get 400mpge don't be surprised, or if it only can approach 400mpge at 20mph with no heat or A/C just remember we told you so.
They also claim 22,000km per year of travel on the solar panels

They list solar charging at 12km/h. I have roughly 1/2 that area of panels on my van and the most I've seen is ~700wh/day.

But at least in theory, if you park in the sun and don't drive a lot you'd have infinite mpge based on your grid charger usage.

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