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Electric 4 wheeler #7411669 01/22/19 04:38 PM
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Does anyone make an electric powered 4 wheeler? I know you can get the golf cart buggies and such, but does anyone make a battery powered 4 wheeler?



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I haven't heard of one but great idea!

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LOL!!! I know, I was waiting on that!!! I'm thinking more of the big boy sizes!!!



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Yes but they are still small, have low weight capacity and are slow.


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Wingshooting is like sex for me - I love doing it but I'm just not that good at it.

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Formerly Bad Boy now Textron Specialized Vehicles does have some electric vehicles I believe...

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Re: Electric 4 wheeler [Re: ChadTRG42] #7411807 01/22/19 06:31 PM
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I think that third one is BS. I don't believe you can get 555 hp from a 12 volt battery. Heck even the telsa cars are not getting that with over 400 volts. And if that thing had that much power it would have a faster 0-60 time .



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Someone hit the 5 key one too many times.


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A few years ago Rocky Mountain Sports in Alamogordo, NM had a small 2 seater electric. Saw a couple of them also on the streets of Alamogordo. Not really an off road vehicle, but it looked like it had the capability of being enclosed in bad weather. But it is not currently on their website.


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Originally Posted by helomech
I think that third one is BS. I don't believe you can get 555 hp from a 12 volt battery. Heck even the telsa cars are not getting that with over 400 volts. And if that thing had that much power it would have a faster 0-60 time .


Website says the new one gets 590. 0-60 is 3.5 seconds. Absurd.

https://nikolamotor.com/nzt


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I just turned it on . I was looking bird dogs in the butt this morning.


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Originally Posted by Duck_Hunter
Website says the new one gets 590. 0-60 is 3.5 seconds. Absurd.


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Batteries are quite, but heavy. This last season as wet as it was might not be a good fit for heavy battery UTV


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I think that third one is BS. I don't believe you can get 555 hp from a 12 volt battery. Heck even the telsa cars are not getting that with over 400 volts. And if that thing had that much power it would have a faster 0-60 time .


Website says the new one gets 590. 0-60 is 3.5 seconds. Absurd.

https://nikolamotor.com/nzt



I just don't believe it with 12 volts. It would take some serious amps to get those numbers. Maybe if it was 500 volts, but not 12. Heck the telsa model 3 has less hp weighs more, and is as fast to 60. The numbers don't jive.


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Originally Posted by helomech
I think that third one is BS. I don't believe you can get 555 hp from a 12 volt battery. Heck even the telsa cars are not getting that with over 400 volts. And if that thing had that much power it would have a faster 0-60 time .


Well if I recall correctly, one horse power is equal to 746 watts consumed. Divide that by 12 volts and you get 62 amps. How long can the battery provide 746 watts continuously?

So no. It will not provide 555 hp. The cable would have to be huge to handle 555 x 62amps. Gotta be a typo.


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I think that third one is BS. I don't believe you can get 555 hp from a 12 volt battery. Heck even the telsa cars are not getting that with over 400 volts. And if that thing had that much power it would have a faster 0-60 time .


Well if I recall correctly, one horse power is equal to 746 watts consumed. Divide that by 12 volts and you get 62 amps. How long can the battery provide 746 watts continuously?

So no. It will not provide 555 hp. The cable would have to be huge to handle 555 x 62amps. Gotta be a typo.


Yeah, I was just doing calculations in my head and no way it would work. Most high current uses much higher voltage. Look at how many batterys are in a 36 or 48 volt golf cart. and only about 20hp.



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I think that third one is BS. I don't believe you can get 555 hp from a 12 volt battery. Heck even the telsa cars are not getting that with over 400 volts. And if that thing had that much power it would have a faster 0-60 time .


Website says the new one gets 590. 0-60 is 3.5 seconds. Absurd.

https://nikolamotor.com/nzt



I just don't believe it with 12 volts. It would take some serious amps to get those numbers. Maybe if it was 500 volts, but not 12. Heck the telsa model 3 has less hp weighs more, and is as fast to 60. The numbers don't jive.



I get it. Im skeptical, too, but this stuff is way over my head. This article goes into what the manufacturer is claiming, but like I said, its over my head.

https://electrek.co/2017/11/21/nikola-zero-electric-utv-energy-capacity-tesla/


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for us fat boys they would be REALLY slow


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Yes, I saw that, but.....

(UPDATE: A U.S. based retailer has clarified that the current retail price starts at $8,950 and that options are extra. The $5,700 price cited by Kaiyun does not apply to the NHTSA-approved version, which can be operated on roads with speed limits of 35 mph and under.)



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Why would you want an electric 4 wheeler

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