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Old 02-25-2009, 03:17 AM   #1 (permalink)
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First Drive: 2010 Mitsubishi i MIEV Plug-In Electric (Edmunds)

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Listen carefully and you might hear the slight whir of its motor, the hint of wind noise and a faint thrum from the tires. Think whisper; that's how quiet this minicar is.

Could this be the sound of future driving? If Mitsubishi has its way, then this Mitsubishi i MIEV a test bed for an electric vehicle scheduled to be introduced for 2010 makes a pretty strong case for it. This particular car is one of a 30-vehicle test fleet that's running around Tokyo right now.

At Mitsubishi's first driving demonstration of its i MIEV (Mitsubishi Innovative Electric Vehicle) prototype, we jumped behind the wheel to check out the sounds of silence.
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Does anyone have any info on the price? A ~$17,000, after tax credit, 50-100 mile EV would be awesome, but last I read the price was around $35,000 or so.

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