Mark W's Hilux Ute
Vehicle: Toyota Hilux 2WD trayback ute
Owner: Mark Winstanley
Builder: Tim Brunner (Perth)
Battery: 145 Volts Li-NMC prismatic cells (70 Ah). Originally from an Outlander PHEV.
Motor: Warp 9 DC brushed motor
Controller: Soliton DC PWM 1000 A controller.
Charging: Zivan Onboard charger, 15 A plug (weatherproof!)
Cost: Estimated $15,000, but was bought secondhand and improved.
This Hilux 2WD trayback ute was originally converted by EV Works in the late 2000s using Thundersky LFP cells, and has been continuously updated. It's currently sporting a battery out of a Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, and it's lighter than the original tare weight!