DC Electric

Yamaha The Drive² DC Electric Golf Car

Overview

The 48V Yamaha 2.6 kW DC electric motor is capable of 24km/hr on the level. Combining the smoothness and quietness of electric with the dependability and luxury of the Drive² range, this model is intended primarily for golf cart fleets at golf courses and estates and for commercial users, although these carts are also available to private buyers. Available as 2-seater and 4-seater.

The Drive2 DC car is a reliable, efficient electric golf car designed for the modern golfer. Now with a smaller, quieter, and more efficient electric charger that uses less power out of the wall, the Yamaha Drive2 DC saves you more money than ever.

Availability

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Highlights

  • Cradle Smooth suspension system
  • Yamaha-built charger is smaller, quieter, and ensures maximum efficiency
  • Equipped with industry-leading T-875 Trojan batteries
  • Yamaha-built motor control unit
  • Reliability and proven performance
  • Designed to last the full life of the lease

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Options

Model options

  • The 2-seater is the standard option for the Yamaha Drive² electric. This model is ideal for golfing fleets and other commercial applications such as estate security, and can be fitted with numerous accessories such as:

    • Golf bag carrier
    • Heavyduty utility / Grocery Bags (fits on bag-carrier)
    • Sand bottle kit

    See accessories tab for more or give us a call.

  • The Yamaha Drive² electric 4-seater option is the ideal choice if the primary purpose of your golf car is not for golfing, but for your family to use around the estate, or any other commercial applications where transporting a few passengers is preferable.

    We use a Yamaha built 4-seater kit or our own custom built model, depending on stock and your preferences.

    Give us a call or send an enquiry for more info.

  • Golf Car Associates has been supplying Yamaha golf carts to the Coal Mining Industry for more than 7 years. The golf carts are used predominantly below the surface. The 48V (AC or DC) Yamaha electric golf cart is particularly well suited for the purpose of getting managers, technicians, contractors and others efficiently down to the working face in a coal mine.

    Golf Car Associates’ Mining Vehcile has been built to perfection over many years of experince supplying to the coal mining industry. Electric cart are suited best and both the standard 48V DC and faster 48V AC are available. The main advantages of the Yamaha mining cart are:

    • The Yamaha golf cart has a steel chassis;
    • The cart has a powerful 48V, 2.6 kW shunt wound electric motor capable of easily coping with the typical inclines in a coal mine; and
    • The cart is reliable and robust.

    Golf Car Associates has developed the capability of fitting rugged steel doors, 3 point over-shoulder seat belts, independent emergency front braking system, fire extinguishers and various lighting systems to provide a package that is acceptable to the DME and Mining Inspector. Furthermore, Golf Car Associates will fit the appropriate decals and suspension (standard or raised) to suit the requirements at your mine.

    Golf Car Associates works closely with Yamaha to provide upgraded sealed electrical wiring harnesses and marine standard switches so that these components cope even better with the corrosive and wet environment typically found underground in a coal mine.

    We have worked with our battery suppliers to find a solution with higher amp-hour capacity for those older mines with a very long run from the shaft entrance to the face. We can supply a long range solution where the cars will be capable of 50 km or more, in steep tough conditions, on a single charge.

    The standard cart is fitted with six 8V batteries (170 amp-hours), however we can also fit eight 6V batteries to provide 240 amp-hours (without vehicle modification).

    Should you be interested and would like references, please Contact Us.

  • The Yamaha Ambulance golf cart is available as a 48V electric (AC or DC), or 357cc (carburetted or fuel injected) 4-stroke petrol cart. Ideal for use at big crowd events, sports stadiums, exhibition grounds, factories, airports, mines and many other venues.

    The mediCAR golf cart comes standard with a 360͒ flashing LED light, oxygen cylinder holder, medical bag storage area, drip hook and rear-facing paramedic’s chair. Additions such as head & tail-lights, hooter, indicators, decals, ECG machine, jump bag, trauma bag or any other special requirements can be arranged to specification.

  • The Yamaha Mortuary Golf Cart includes Canvas Sides and Aluminium Body-cover and extended custom Roof. Quickly and quietly transport cadavers around hospitals and the morgue, or transport coffins in a procession. Please contact us for more info or a quote.

Colour options

Standard colour
- Available
Glacier

Features

Browse features the for Yamaha The Drive² DC Electric Golf Car.

Our new larger, more spacious bagwell holds two golf bags comfortably and securely.

*2-seater option only

Our newly designed dash has 34% more room, larger cup holders, and a place for two range finders and mobile devices.

382% larger for ease of maintenance.

Fully independent front suspension for maximum performance and comfort.

Most storage and no cleaning required.

*2-seater only

Features a double rain channel, clog-proof downspouts, and still the widest, longest coverage area in the industry.

34% larger to keep more valuables in place.

Most leg room in its class (13.56 inches)

Rear-facing flip seat for additional passengers or cargo. Either Yamaha Kit or Golf Car Associates Kit depending on availability.

*4-seaters only

Accessories

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Keep track of your battery energy level. The PTV PowerTech battery energy meter is round (see images).

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Durable Polycarbonate, UV protect. With a contoured bottom designed to hug the front of the vehicle and seal out the elements, this polycarbonate windshield has a flexible hinge that allows the windshield to smoothly fold and lock in place.

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Our high quality Dual Sand Bottles are available with or without a handle and can be mounted on either side of car.

*Handle model for 2-seaters only

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Stylish Yamaha head and tail light kit for Fleet cars (PTV have light included)

*For Fleet & standard models only

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Silver or chrome metallic Yamaha hubcaps for standard suspension Fleet cars. Fits all Yamaha models with 8-inch wheels.

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Easily converts a 4-seater rear seat into a golf bag carrier without drilling or additional parts

*For 4-seaters only

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Fitted Yamaha club & ball washer

*2-Seater only

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Heavy-duty utility/grocery bag which fits on the bag-carrier to transport items safely and conveniently.

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Seat cover for the front seat and back-rest

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Yamaha fitted club cover (awning over clubs). Weather-resistant, marine-grade, 600D polyester golf car cover installs quickly, easily, and requires no modification.

*2-seaters only

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Removable (on bracket) hard cooler box that also holds taller drinks for your Yamaha Golf Cart

*2-seater only

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Ensures that no matter what the weather your golf cart can remain dry and protected. Includes turn-buckles on front struts and a rear ‘golf-bag window’ with zip.

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Light woven fabric dust stroage cover (loose fitting) storage cover to protect your golf car from weather and wear.

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Heavy-duty PVC box-storage cover with zips. For 2 and 4-seaters.

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Large rear-view mirror. Comes standard with The Drive² PTV models.

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Custom fit, no slide, protective Gorilla rubber floor mat features integrated channels for water, dirt, and turf. Easy clean. Black.

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Stylish brake lights and indicators. Includes a hooter for standard models only.

*Hooter already included on PTV models

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Water-hose and hand-pump for battery watering systems

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Water Supply Hose with Hand Pump for Electric Golf Cars

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3.5" Backlit Yamaha LED Logo Light. Only available if cart has lights.

Suspension, wheels, tyres

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Whether for the practical or aesthetic benefits, there is no doubt that Raised Suspension carts make a huge impact. They are also often used by a number of industrial customers who need a little extra clearance.

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Anti-puncture sealant

*For standard wheels only

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Assorted 12" mags & trail tyres for cars with raised suspension kits only. Contact us for available options.

*For raised suspension only

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Assorted 12" mags & turf tyres for cars with raised suspension kits only. Contact us for available options.

*For raised suspension only

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Assorted 10" mag rims for Fleet and PTV cars with standard suspension. Contact us for available options.

*For standard suspension only

Customisations

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A flashing strobe light to create awareness of the vehicle.

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Towbar bracket with ball-hitch fitted. For 2, 4 and 6-seaters

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Brush Bar for Yamaha Golf Car

Trailers

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Galvanized Golf Car Trailer with spare wheel, jockey wheel and drop down tailgate.

Specs

Specs for Yamaha The Drive² DC Electric Golf Car.

  • Standard option
    Dimensions
    OVERALL LENGTH 93.6 in (238 cm)
    OVERALL WIDTH 47.3 in (120 cm)
    OVERALL HEIGHT (with suntop 71.5 in (182 cm)
    WHEELBASE 64.4 in (164 cm)
    FRONT WHEEL TREAD 35 in (89 cm)
    REAR WHEEL TREAD 38.7 in (98 cm)
    MINIMUM GROUND CLEARANCE 5.5 in (14 cm)
    FLOOR BOARD HEIGHT 12.9 in (33 cm)
    General
    TIRE SIZE 205/65-10 DOT (4 ply rating)
    SEATING CAPACITY 2 persons
    AVAILABLE MODEL COLORS SEE OPTIONS TAB ABOVE
    AVAILABLE SEAT COLOR Standard: Stone Optional: Black
    AVAILABLE SUNTOP COLOR Standard: Stone Optional: Black
    ENGINE / DRIVE TRAIN
    MOTOR 48-volt DC Motor
    OUTPUT RATING 3.5 hp (2.6 kW) for 30 minutes
    MOTOR CONTROL UNIT Yamaha-built 270 amp DC controller
    BATTERIES Standard: Six 8-volt Trojan T-875 Batteries with HydroLink Watering System Optional: Eight 6-volt Trojan T-105 Batteries
    CHARGER YAMAHA-built automatic microprocessor-based high frequency switching regulated charger.
    CHASSIS
    FRAME HybriCore™ Chassis features a robotic welded automotive ladder-style steel frame protected with a multi-step full-immersion phosphate treatment, electrodeposition epoxy-based coating, and an electrostatic applied polyester/urethane powder topcoat.
    BODY Mold-in Polypropylene for Glacier color. Custom-formulated thermoplastic olefin painted with a two-part top coat of high-luster automotive-grade polyurethane.
    STEERING Self-compensating double reduction helical rack-and-pinion.
    FRONT WHEEL SUSPENSION Tru-Trak II™ fully independent automotive-style strut suspension.
    REAR WHEEL SUSPENSION EFI: Fully independent automotive-style strut suspension. AC, DC: Swing arm with coil springs over hydraulic shock absorbers.
    BRAKES Self-adjusting mechanical, rear wheel drum brakes.
    BUMPERS Front and rear 5 mph energy-absorbing bumpers.
    PERFORMANCE
    MAXIMUM FORWARD SPEED 15 MPH (24 km/h)
    HILL CLIMBING CAPACITY 15°
    MINIMUM TURNING RADIUS 9.5 ft (2.9 m)
  • Dimensions
    OVERALL LENGTH 118.1 in (300 cm)
    OVERALL WIDTH 47.3 in (120 cm)
    OVERALL HEIGHT (with suntop 71.5 in (182 cm)
    WHEELBASE 64.4 in (164 cm)
    FRONT WHEEL TREAD 35 in (89 cm)
    REAR WHEEL TREAD 38.7 in (98 cm)
    MINIMUM GROUND CLEARANCE 5.5 in (14 cm)
    FLOOR BOARD HEIGHT 12.9 in (33 cm)
    General
    TIRE SIZE 205/65-10 DOT (4 ply rating)
    SEATING CAPACITY 4 persons
    AVAILABLE MODEL COLORS SEE OPTIONS TAB ABOVE
    AVAILABLE SEAT COLOR Standard: Stone Optional: Black
    AVAILABLE SUNTOP COLOR Standard: Stone Optional: Black
    ENGINE / DRIVE TRAIN
    MOTOR 48-volt DC Motor
    OUTPUT RATING 3.5 hp (2.6 kW) for 30 minutes
    MOTOR CONTROL UNIT Yamaha-built 270 amp DC controller
    BATTERIES Standard: Six 8-volt Trojan T-875 Batteries with HydroLink Watering System Optional: Eight 6-volt Trojan T-105 Batteries
    CHARGER YAMAHA-built automatic microprocessor-based high frequency switching regulated charger.
    CHASSIS
    FRAME HybriCore™ Chassis features a robotic welded automotive ladder-style steel frame protected with a multi-step full-immersion phosphate treatment, electrodeposition epoxy-based coating, and an electrostatic applied polyester/urethane powder topcoat.
    BODY Mold-in Polypropylene for Glacier color. Custom-formulated thermoplastic olefin painted with a two-part top coat of high-luster automotive-grade polyurethane.
    STEERING Self-compensating double reduction helical rack-and-pinion.
    FRONT WHEEL SUSPENSION Tru-Trak II™ fully independent automotive-style strut suspension.
    REAR WHEEL SUSPENSION EFI: Fully independent automotive-style strut suspension. AC, DC: Swing arm with coil springs over hydraulic shock absorbers.
    BRAKES Self-adjusting mechanical, rear wheel drum brakes.
    BUMPERS Front and rear 5 mph energy-absorbing bumpers.
    PERFORMANCE
    MAXIMUM FORWARD SPEED 15 MPH (24 km/h)
    HILL CLIMBING CAPACITY 15°
    MINIMUM TURNING RADIUS 9.5 ft (2.9 m)

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