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2009 GEM (Chrysler – Polaris – Mercedes Benz) eL-XD Neighborhood Electric Vehicle (NEV or EV) low speed vehicle (LSV)

2009 GEM eL-XD
GEM stand for Global Electric Motors, A Chrysler Company that was owned by Mercedes Benz (the title-work says Mercedes Benz) and is now owned by Polaris.

This Neighborhood Electric Vehicle (NEV or EV) retails for over $18,000!!

THIS IS NOT YOUR FRIENDS GOLF CART!

Look at what’s for sale out there, you’ll see early 2000 Ford Think and GEM. This is a 2009 model with all the updates and upgrades. The older models go for 5-6K. This one is almost 10 years newer (newer technology, newer software, newer charger, newer electric motor, newer components, ....)
The only issue with this GEM is that it needs a new parking brake switch (around $14 via ebay)

PRICE = $6500 OBO (will also consider trade for excavator)

If interested, put “EV” in the subject line of your email and include your LOCAL, working telephone number. If from outside grand rapids, give me your telephone number and what part of the country your area code is from. ALL spam will go to the junk box. If I don’t respond within a day/two, it means your email went to the trash and you should try again.

The eL-XD model is the heavy duty model which offers superior performance and provides the ability to haul equipment as well as people. With a payload capacity of 1,450 lbs it is capable of carrying large and heavy items on the job site or just around your neighborhood.

With a comfortable and ergonomic-design, mini-van height, and marine-grade vinyl seat coverings, coupled with an automotive suspension provide a smooth, roomy, and comfortable ride.

Further, this heavy duty extra-duty GEM EV features a heavy-duty DC motor with a continuous 7 horsepower motor (not 5 like the others) and a 15 horsepower peak (not 12 like the others)
during acceleration and hill climbing.

OPTIONS:
Alpine stereo
Rear view mirrors
Removable doors with operable windows
Heated interior
Heated defrost
Windshield Wiper with washer/fluid/pump
Stake back kit

SPECIFICATIONS

•70” x 48” flat bed with a 1,100 lb cargo capacity
• 72-volt battery system with onboard charger
• 7.0 hp performance package
GEM eL XD Curb Weight......................................... 1,550 lbs
GVW..................................................... 3,000 lbs
Payload Capacity*................................ 1,450 lbs
Length.......................................................... 144”
Height............................................................ 71”
Width............................................................. 55”
Wheelbase................................................... 114”
Cubic Feet of Cab..........................................47 ft
Turning Radius...........................................17.5 ft
Tires (Street-rated).................................. 13-inch
Range............................................Up to 40 miles
Top Speed (High Mode)...........................25 mph
Top Speed (Low Mode)............................15 mph

2009 GEM Specifications - New for 2009 Safety
• Automotive, three point safety belts.
• 12-inch or 13-inch* street rated tires.
• Quartz-halogen headlamps with a 20-second safety delay after vehicle is turned off, front and rear turn signals, high-mount rear brake and taillights.
• Laminated, tinted automotive safety windshield glass with windshield wiper.
• Structural composite and thermoplastic body panels.
• Dual upper hand grips (optional) and lower seat rails.
• Rear and side reflectors.
• Rearview and dual exterior mirrors (driver’s side standard, passenger side optional).

TECHNOLOGY
• Heavy-duty DC motor with continuous 7 horsepower rating and 15 horsepower peak during acceleration and hill climbing.
• Front-wheel drive with speed reducer and integral differential.
• Solid-state custom motor controller with under and over voltage detector, regenerative braking, motor thermal protection and top speed regulation.
• Six 12-volt flooded electrolyte batteries.
• On-board 72-volt DC charger that plugs into a 110-volt AC 15-amp outlet.

DESIGN
• The GEM eL XD seats two occupants with bench style seating using molded foam cushions covered by marine grade UV-stable vinyl coverings.
• Parking brake, front-wheel disc brakes, and rear-wheel hydraulic drum brakes.
• Dual A-arm front independent suspension with coil over shock.
• Automotive rack-and-pinion steering.
• Welded aluminum spaceframe using custom aluminum alloy extrusions.

SAFE
Each of the six GEM models meets the federal safety standards for lowspeed vehicles (LSVs). All GEM cars are equipped with standard automotive safety windshield glass, three-point safety belts, turn signals, halogen headlamps, brake lights, horn, adjustable mirrors, and windshield wipers.
Well-built GEM cars are performance-tested on the same facilities and with the same resources as major automobile manufacturers at the Arizona Proving Grounds, by top automotive engineers. With hundreds of thousands of miles accumulated on GEM test vehicles, you can be assured that safety and reliability are top priorities.
American made GEM battery-electric vehicles are assembled at the Global Electric Motorcars corporate headquarters in Fargo, North Dakota. GEM cars qualify as a U.S. product under the Buy American Trade Agreement Act.

DURABLE
GEM cars are constructed using a welded aluminum space-frame and thermo-formed ABS plastic body panels, which contribute to the vehicle’s durability and performance by reducing weight without sacrificing strength.

DEPENDABLE
Each GEM model has an independent front suspension system and rack-and-pinion steering to improve vehicle control and stability. The vehicle’s front-wheel disc brakes and rear-wheel hydraulic drum brakes ensure your ability to stop safely. In addition, regenerative braking improves the vehicle’s driving range by recharging the batteries.

ADAPTABLE
GEM passenger and utility models perform well in most climates. Doors, heated seats, and heater/defogger are just some of the options that can be added to your vehicle for cooler climates with minimum impact on range.


Ready, Set, Unplug, and Go!
Classified as low-speed vehicles, or neighborhood electric vehicles, by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), GEM cars are street-legal in nearly all 50 states on most public roads posted at 35 mph or less.
With a top speed of 25 mph and a range of up to 30* miles on a charge, GEM passenger and utility vehicles are ideal for driving on campuses, work sites, or just around the neighborhood.
GEM models can conveniently be plugged into a 110-volt outlet to recharge. In six to eight hours, your GEM car is fully recharged and back on the road!

Energy-Efficient Plus Economical
Imagine spending just two cents per mile to operate a vehicle that can take you most places you need to go on your work site, campus, or in the neighborhood. In fact, for about $1.00 of electricity you can drive 50 miles in a GEM car. Show us a gasoline powered vehicle that can match that savings!
And, GEM cars are low maintenance. The cost of ownership is just one-third that of a comparable gasoline-powered vehicle because oil changes and other related expenses are eliminated. Just imagine never having to stop at a gas station or wait for an oil change. All while helping to save the environment.
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