Good, Clean Fun With a Home-Brew EV Go-Kart

Just skip all the discussions on how sustainable an electric vehicle can be, also focus on the sheer fun they can provide! Due to better torque of the electric motor, they are excellent for racing too, which is also illustrated by Fortin's project where he constructed a battery powered cart.

 

 

Good, Clean Fun With a Home-Brew EV Go-Kart
http://www.wired.com/autopia/2010/12/good-clean-fun-with-a-homebrew-ev-go-kart/

“It handles great, corners great and has a tight turning radius,” Fortin said. Top speed is 40 mph. Due to the limited range and suspension, the ZKart has stayed mostly on pavement. However, he said that a few jaunts on fire roads have been a gas, and without using a drop of the stuff.

(via Instapaper)

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