BT-280 48V GT

The BT-280 is designed to move personnel in an industrial or commercial application. When equipped with 9 or 12 passenger trailers, the BT-280 can carry over 30 people in a single trip.

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Model BT-280 48V GT
Type Electric
Speed 11 mph (17.7 km/h)
Range 24 miles (38 km)
Load Capacity 3,000 lbs. (1,360 kg.)
Tow Capacity 12,500 lbs. (5,682 kg)
People 8

Equipped with a 48 volt GT drive train, BT-280 48V GT can travel at speeds of 10.5 mph, while providing a range of 24 miles in a single charge.

Low step height and increased visibility while traveling at low speeds in congested areas make BT-280 an ideal solution for your personnel moving applications. Low noise and zero pollution accompanied with low operating and maintenance cost makes BT-280 the most cost effective solution when compared to its gasoline alternatives.

BT-280, equipped with a roll out battery box, can provide extended range for your application. Ideal for use in public venues, BT-280 is one of the safest and most economical ways to transport your customers or employees.

Spec Sheet


Speed 11 mph (17.7 km/h)
Range 24 miles (38 km)
Load Capacity 3,000 lbs. (1,360 kg.)
Tow Capacity 12,500 lbs. (5,682 kg)
Passengers 8


Weight 1,586 lbs. (719 kg.)
Length 136.7″ (348cm)
Width 50″ (127.01cm)
Height Less Cab: 44″ (112cm)
With Cab: N/A
Hitch Height 12.5″ (31.8cm)
Outside Turning Radius 160″ (411cm)
Wheel Base 78″ (198cm)
Deck Width: N/A
Length: N/A
Height: N/A


Frame Construction Steel unitized body with heavy duty 16 gauge smooth plate
Powertrain Type: Electric
Power: 110/220V, 50/60Hz
Transmission: Transaxle Assembly, Sealed Helical Gear Primary Reduction to Hypoid Ring and Pinion Gears
Controller: SEM
Battery Type: Eight 250 amp hr., 6 volt (lead acid)
System Voltage: 48
Charger: Built-In
Brakes Rear: Hydraulic discs
Front: Hydraulic disc
Parking: Hand
Suspension Rear: Leaf springs w/dual rear shocks
Front: Leaf springs
Steering Manual, Re-circulating Ball
Tires Rear: 5.70 x 8 pneumatic
Front: 5.70 x 8 Load Range C, Pneumatic


Seats Driver:
Instrumentation Smart View Display (Battery status indicator, hour meter, system status monitor, speedometer), reverse alarm, forward/reverse selector, key switch, electric horn

Options / Accessories


  • Portable 25 amp charger or 40 amp charger
  • Built in 110V/220V 50 Hz


  • Strobe light, amber – on pole, or fiberglass top
  • Dual headlights, directional signals

Battery Compartment

  • 244 a.h. batteries
  • Roll out battery box


  • 1 7/8 ball and bracket


  • Front wheel hydraulic

Top Frames

  • Fiberglass or surrey top cover with tubular frame
  • Enclosures


  • Windshield in Metal Frame


  • Azure blue, white, or special paint color
  • Undercoating


  • PA system, mirrors, electric trailer braking system
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