Road Test

Road Test: 2011 Mitsubishi i-MiEV

Here is the perfect city car. The new Mitsubishi i-MiEV. i-MiEV is a plug-in electric car and it’s quite superb. It’s quiet and enviromentally friendly, drives smoothly and comfortably, can accomodate four adults, is easy to park in the city and most of all, it is very fun to drive. The elctric motor in the i-MiEV develops 67 horsepower, which sounds awfully little. But it also develops 180 Newton metres of torque, which is available instantly, right from the zero up to 2000rpm. This makes the driving with the i-MiEV very fun in the city traffic. Because the electric motor has a high torque output and it can spin 8000rpm, it requires only one gear.

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