WATERLOO, Ont. - The High Torque Electric 4WD Motor Kit from SilverWolf Vehicles Inc. will convert a standard golf car into a four-wheel-drive utility/hunting vehicle.
The kit reportedly makes the golf car powerful enough to do a burnout with the front tires while being silent enough for a quiet ride through the countryside.
The sealed AC hub motors bolt to the front suspension, adding an electronically differentiated independent drive system to the front wheels. This means silent operation with no fuel odor, the company noted.
The 4WD engages by using a dash-mounted switch that controls the amount of torque provided by the motors. The system can be turned off when driving on lawns or golf courses.
The kit can be adapted to gas UTVs and other vehicles for hybrid applications, the company added.
"This ultra-efficient system allows the golf car to travel 50 percent further in real life off-road conditions, compared to traditional 4WD electric vehicles with two transaxles," said Claudia Demandt, SilverWolf vice president of sales and marketing. "The system is ideal for dealers who are looking to build a price-competitive, high-performance side-by-side option for their customers."
From a press release
SilverWolf Motors will debut a range of electric products at the 2014 Dealer Expo, Dec. 5-7 in Chicago.