Revolution Electric Cars is based in San Luis Obispo, CA and is the only NEVcompany to sell a car that is capable of being driven on a freeway. Unlike most NEVs, REV is a legitimate car that has been in production for several years.
An A/C motor is used in the REV car. A/C motors require less current and provide more torque.
- 7.5kw A/C motor
Lead Acid batteries make up the default configuration for the REV
- 6 x 12V (72V)
- Range: 60 miles
Lithium Iron Phosphate batteries
- 24 x 3V (72V)
- Range: 120 miles
The Revolution cars were converted from Manual transmissions. Electric motors have 100% torque at 0 RPM, there is no need to shift gears. Thus there is merely Forward and Reverse.
Based on a Chinese company's original design Revolution provides all three vehicles with a standard 72V system, using Lead Acid batteries.
- Power Windows
- Power Door locks
- Power Mirrors
- Front Disc/ Rear Drum Brakes
- Electronically-controlled steering.
Optional accessories include:
- Air Conditioning/ Heating
- AM/FM MP3 in-dash stereo
- Clear Roof (entire roof is clear)
Revolution offers two models of EV the Spark and the Kandi. These two vary primarily in optional packaged equipment. The Spark is the High End model, where as the Kandi is the Entry Level model
Although both Lead Acid and Li-ion technologies are available for these vehicles, it is unknown as to whether any units models have been sold using the Li-ion batteries.
Revolution currently has a price range of $10,500 - $18,000