Donor Vehicles: Mercedes Sprinter Medium & Long Based Vehicles carrying 17 people - I guess total medium weight about 3500kg-4000kg(have to check). Relief: Hills, lots of them
high% upward angle.
-Skill level with auto mechanics and fabrication:
-Little (Economist by profession)
-What level of performance you are hoping to get:
-Acceleration-base model or better;
-1)Urban Model: 70-75km/h, 20-25km range(which take about 40-45minutes due to traffic) with 40-60 minutes brake in a 8 hour working environment.
-2)Interurban Model:95-100km/h; 2 trips - 100km range with 3-5 hours brake time between them
-How much money you are willing to put into your project:
-As much as it is needed.
if possible to get separate components cost like batteries, controller, charger and so on.
-What parts you've already considered, if any:
I would like to consider well separated answers between these 2 models: Urban & Interurban.
Main Question: IS it possible and at what cost?
P.S. Need only cost of parts (preferably some EU/Russian/Chinese Manufacturers)
The standard gasoline engine models have a max. 243lbs*ft torque (330 N*m)
max power ranges: 65kw to 105kw