In 2009 Mitsubishi is going to launch a new, user friendly, high-powered electric car.
The first proper-performance, four-seated electric car from a major manufacturer is about to be launched on the UK market.The i-MiEV from Mitsubishi is a saloon car that will carry four adults. Before this launch of the electric car Indo-US manufacturer G-Wiz and the French-made Mega City are two-seated strictly limited in specification and performance.
Both had some limitation G-Wiz with a top speed of 50mph and a range on a full battery charge of 48 miles, and mega city even more restricted, with a top speed of 40mph and a range of 40 miles only. There has been market for them because they are environmentally friendly, with no emissions. Though they were environment friendly but market turned against them.
A website specializing in environmentally friendly cars, Clean Green Cars, published that sales of these cars had decreased to more than half in 2008-156 electric cars were sold from January to October, compared to 374 for this period in 2007. It was an unexpected trend in a sector that is supposed to be growing.This whole market is looking for a car that can be suitable for them the environment comes second for them. Now this i-MiEV may give a boost to the market for its sell.
As it is as per consumers requirement s it can reach the top speed of 87 mph, it will be available in the UK, initially for leasing, from mid-2009 and can travel up to 100 miles without charging. This is almost double the speed of its predecessors. So enjoy new Mitsubishi wonder car in New Year but only for UK people.