Swindon Powertrain offers crate electric motor for EVs

By CARSIFU | 28 May 2020

LONDON: Swindon Powertrain’s compact HPD 80kW ‘crate’ motor for electric vehicle conversions is now available to order from its website.

It is suitable for OEMs, niche vehicle manufacturers, electric car conversion companies as well as the enthusiast home mechanic.

Prices start at just 6,400 pounds (plus VAT) for the 80kW motor, transmission and differential with options for cooling, inverters and limited slip differential also available.

Deliveries to the first customers will commence in August 2020.

Weighing only 49.9kg including lubricants, the HPD system features a brushless, permanent magnet motor, transmission, open differential and one metre of cabling.

The package size is now just 441mm x 384mm x 228mm, making it the highest power/volume unit for automotive applications on sale.

Enquiries to date have come from OEMs, low volume manufacturers, classic car enthusiasts through to sports car and ATV recreational vehicle owners.