LYNCH MOTOR ACHIEVEMENTS

 

 

 

 

Principal projects include the following:

 

 

 

The Lynch Motor - To Buy Online (click picture)

 

1989

 

  • World waterspeed record with electric hydroplane driven by Countess of Arran using 4 Lynch motors.

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1990

  • Successful trials of Lynch motors in French Erad and Simpa voiturettes (microcars).

  • Solar powered boats operated on Thames and at Telford, Shropshire.

 

1991

  • First Lynch electric boat drive in public service; cruise launch on lake at Castle Howard, Yorkshire, for 12 passengers.

  • Lynch electric motorcycles come 1st and 3rd in class, French Grand Prix Electrique, Colmar

  • Lynch electric outboards give highest performance in comparative tests by 'Motorboats Monthly'.

 

1992

  • Lynch Electrobike travels 205 km on single charge, from London to Electrotech exhibition, Birmingham.

 

 

Cedric Lynch and his record setting electric cycle

 

1993

 

  • Vehicles completed for demonstration at Move Electric exhibition: German mofa (Jawa moped); Lynch electric buggy - purpose built 4-wheel vehicle, range over 60 miles, top speed over 60 mph.

 

  • First electric sail drive auxiliary for 4-berth yacht for Camelot Craft, Norfolk Broads, UK. Up to 16 hrs. running time on weekly hire.

 

4 berth yacht

 

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  • Thames police launch modified for National Rivers Authority to run 6 hour shift on Lynch Motor.

 

  • First diesel-electric hybrid drive given successful trials on 60 ft narrow-boat.

 

1994

 

  • 8 electric day boats sold to French customer - Redon, near Nantes.

     

     

    Picture of electric day-boat

     

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Lynch motor installed in the day boat hull

 

  • Ford Fiesta car converted to electric drive with two Lynch motors driving front wheels independently - successful trials with several local authorities, British Airways, Metropolitan Police. (53, 54, 58, 59)

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  • Lynch conversion of Reliant 3-wheeler - starts on 1:4 gradient with full load.

  • First ASMO electric go-karts successfully tested in Switzerland.

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  • Schiller (German) scooter with Lynch motor 1st in class and 1st with fuel economy, Tour de Sol race, USA. (65)

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  • Honda City Express electric moped completed for Pizza Hut, UK.

     

     

    Picture of electric moped

     

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Honda City Express electric moped for Pizza Hut UK

 

1995

 

  • Ford Fiesta exhibited at Geneva Motor Show - also in Germany, Austria and France.

  • 32 ft patrol boat fitted with Lynch diesel-electric drive supplied to Broads Authority, Norfolk Broads, UK.

 

  • British Telecom Fiesta Van converted with gearbox and single motor. (66)

  • 4-wheel Reliant undergoing tests.

 

  • Austin (now Rover) Mini electric conversion for exhibition at NEC, Birmingham, May 1995 (64); licensing agreement with Atlantis Motor Co.

 

  • Drive pack developed for light electric vehicles using Reliant components.

  • ASMO-Lynch electric Karts tested by BBC Top Gear - performance exceeds that of petrol karts.
    Go karting and the Lynch motor

 

  • Bajaj (India) auto-rickshaw converted to Lynch electric drive in UK. Entered in Citelec '12 Hours of Oxford'.

     

 

 

Electric rickshaw conversion

 

  • 1996

    • Electric Trabant conversion for island of Orkney.

    • Licensing agreement and motor supply contract signed with Reliant Motor Co.

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  • 1997

 

 

 

 

Solar Navigator triple hull SWASH trimaran tank test model

 

The Solar Navigator - SWASSH (Small Waterplane Area Stabilized Single Hull) test model 2012

The latest Solarnavigator is designed to be capable of an autonomous world navigation set for an attempt 

in 2015 if all goes according to schedule.

 

 

 

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