Mitsubishi returns to Pikes Peak 2013 with the i-Miev Evolution II

17/05/2013

After the return of TMG - the winners of last year - with the TMG EV P002 DriveEO’s surprise participation with the eO PP01, Mitsubishi just announced its return to achieve a better score that the second place they had achieved the last year in the electric category.


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Indeed, last year, Mitsubishi raced an electric car for the first time in the legendary race to the cloud and despite the experience gained with the development of its compact electric-car, nothing replaces the race!

Therefore this year they upgraded the car that looses the roof looking less i-Miev and more open-wheeler. The i-MiEV Evolution II remains a 4WD but it now has four electric motors (3 before) for a peak power going from 240kW to 400kW (536hp) with a battery whose capacity is up by 40% at 50kWh, that should make a difference!

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Two pilots, Hiroshi Masuoka and Greg Tracy will be at the starting line.

In the participants from last year, only Tajima has not revealed yet its prototype for this year...
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