The EZ-EV Open Source Electric Kit Car

This will be a very simple-to-assemble three-wheel all-electric kit car that anybody could build and maintain.
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$1,900USD
raised of $100,000 goal
2%
0 time left
This campaign started on Nov 15 and closed on February 13, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
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Campaign Closed
This campaign ended on February 13, 2013
Select a Perk
  • $1USD
    Every dollar helps!

    Your name goes up on the Wall of Support in my shop in appreciation of all backers.

    Estimated delivery: December 2012

    6 claimed

  • $5USD
    EZ-EV sticker

    Previous and an "EZ-EV" sticker.

    Estimated delivery: December 2012

    4 claimed

  • $10USD
    Drive Electric! bumper sticker

    Previous plus Drive Electric! bumper sticker.

    Estimated delivery: December 2012

    5 claimed

  • $25USD
    1/4 scale part

    Previous plus 1/4 scale part. These will be assorted phenolic CNC-cut frame parts as the model progresses. (CNC-cut parts will only be available if funding exceeds $1500 for purchase of machine and material).

    Estimated delivery: December 2012

    4 claimed

  • $30USD
    Drive Electric! T-shirt only

    Drive Electric! EZ-EV T-shirt.

    Estimated delivery: December 2012

    7 claimed

  • $50USD
    T-shirt package

    All previous perks plus T-shirt.

    Estimated delivery: December 2012

    3 claimed

  • $100USD
    Scale car model

    Previous plus 3D-printed 1/32-scale model of assorted body concepts. (3D-printed parts will only be available if funding exceeds $3000 for purchase of desktop CNC and desktop 3D printer for 1/4 scale model development).

    Estimated delivery: January 2013

    7 claimed

  • $500USD
    1/4 scale frame

    Previous plus 1/4 scale plastic frame - almost 3' long! The frames will be in various stages of completion, depending on how far along the design has evolved. Options will be provided to upgrade to more complete models if desired. (Scale frames will only be available if funding exceeds $3000 for purchase of desktop CNC and desktop 3D printer for 1/4 scale model development).

    Estimated delivery: January 2013

    0 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    1/4 scale EZ-EV

    Previous perks plus parts to make complete (non-functional) kit representing minimum street-legal vehicle. This accurate model will be 3' long and 16" tall. Batteries, motor, seats, etc will be 3D-printed so that all of the major components of the kit will be included. (Scale models will only be available if funding exceeds $3000 for purchase of desktop CNC and desktop 3D printer for 1/4 scale model development).

    Estimated delivery: March 2013

    0 out of 100 claimed

  • $7,500USD
    Full-size frame

    Previous perks with full-size composite EZ-EV frame. These frames will be fully assembled and ready to bolt on the running gear (brakes/steering/suspension). These parts will be available off-the-shelf and a parts list will be provided. (Frames will only be available if funding exceeds $50K to cover development costs).

    Estimated delivery: May 2013

    0 out of 10 claimed

  • $10,000USD
    Rolling chassis kit

    Previous perks with all parts required to assemble a rolling chassis (minus wheels and tires that can be sourced locally). This will require electric drive system, batteries, charger, etc. Plans will be available to order all off-the-shelf parts to complete the vehicle, and wiring kits will be made available. (Kits will only be available if funding exceeds $100K to cover development costs).

    Estimated delivery: June 2013

    0 out of 10 claimed

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