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Hi there,

I am in Australia, daydreaming about conversion for a Suzuki Sierra (Sold as a Jimny in other markets). It has a curb weight of ~900kg, and comes with 1.0L&1.3L engines at 34kW & 47kW respectivley.

I was wondering what would be a good AC motor to drive this off? I would want something with a bit more grunt than the 1.3L engine and a top speed of 120km/h. I would ideally like to go a voltage around 200-300V if possible as I would be able to repurpose a prius ac compressor and IIRC they run from about 190v-270V.

As an aside I would be intereseted in builing the motor controller, so if somebody could point me to some resources for a good open source project that would be great.
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