Mitsubishi i MiEV Electric Car Goes on Sale in Australia in 2009

With claimed top speed of 180km/h and a range of 200km, the starting price will be in the $30,000 range.

Published: 26-Jul-2008

AUSTRALIA will have its first plug-in electric car by the end of next year.

The baby Mitsubishi i MiEV has been confirmed for local sales, with a showroom target in the final months of 2009 and a starting price in the $30,000 range.

The company plans to skip the hybrid phase of future car development and go straight to a plug-in, with a claimed top speed of 180km/h and a range of 200km.

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