Thursday 21rd September 2023

Lada Niva 4 × 4 under power? Elantrie makes it possible!

Lada Niva 4x4 Elantrie electric mod 2

Whether we like it or not, the subject Electric drive will be with us in the future. And now it even has the legendary one Lada Niva (WAS-2121 | ВАЗ-2121) caught. He will be fine built since 1977 and was also called for a while Lada 4 × 4 brought to the man or woman. It is currently used as a Lada Taiga 4 × 4 sold and the team of SCHMID Ltd from Traitsching has now adapted it to the new era of electromobility. And with a full-fledged one Electric drive, And the so-called Elantrie electrical kit can even be installed in many ordinary cars with conventional drives. But especially the electric Lada Niva should prove the versatility of the set. And the robust off-roader is not the first project of its kind. Because one too Dacia Sandero has already rebuilt the company.

Lada Niva 4 × 4 under power

With the kit it is possible to convert an existing car to an electric drive to retrofit. According to SCHMID, the kit costs around 2.800 Euros and is therefore pretty cheap. One reason is that the internal combustion engine is being converted not must be completely removed from the vehicle. It is enough to remove the cylinder head, the pistons / connecting rods and the fuel system. You then install the in the free space Electric motor, which is connected to the crankshaft with a special adapter and a belt or chain transmission. And where the tank was previously installed, you simply install the battery. And there is an additional plus in versatility with one 220 / 230V socket for charging various small devices.

System with extremely long-life batteries

Lada Niva 4x4 Elantrie electric mod 3

The Electric motor has an output of 66 kW / PS 90 and is by means of Lithium iron phosphate batteryn with a capacity of approx. 30 kWh fed. With a moderate driving style, this should be up to 300 kilometers, according to the provider without reloading make possible. In general, the range varies between 130 and 300 kilometers. And the batteries are also likely to have a long service life. Because even after 450.000 km and more than 9.000 charge cycles should they have another 80% capacity own and hold for up to 25 years. PS: A finished Niva costs around € 19.000, making it one of the cheapest Stromer on the market.

Lada Niva 4x4 Elantrie electric mod 5

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Lada Niva 4 × 4 under power? Elantrie makes it possible!
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  1. The post is unfortunately a bit wrong.
    the 19 thousand euros are only for the conversion kit without a car.

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