jray3
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Nostalgic review from John Voelker

Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:24 am

https://www.greencarreports.com/news/1115896_appreciating-the-i-miev-oldest-modern-electric-car-still-in-production-after-10-years/page-2

A nice review that linked to a couple of gems I never saw when they first posted.
None other than EV Goddess Chelsea Saxton had an i-MiEV demonstrator that she named.... wait for it.... MR BEAN!
https://evchels.wordpress.com/2010/02/28/mr-bean/

Here's a more recent gem by AutoWeek contributor Mark Vaughn (who apparently hasn't heard of CanIon).
http://autoweek.com/article/drive-reviews/imiev-we-test-worst-selling-car-america
2012 i-SE "MR BEAN" 96,000 miles
2000 Mazda Miata EV, 78 kW, 17 kWh
1983 Grumman Kurbwatt EV,170 kW, 32 kWh
1983 Mazda RX-7 EV 43 kW 10 kWh
1971 "Karmann Eclectric" EV 240 kW 19 kWh
1965 Karmann Ghia Cabriolet

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Re: Nostalgic review from John Voelker

Fri Mar 23, 2018 5:15 pm

jray3, thank you for the links. A number of us have posted in their Comments section.
EVs: 2 Wht/Blu SE Prem., '13 Tesla MS85, 3 156v CorbinSparrows (2 Li-ion), 24v EcoScoot(LiFePO4)
EV Conv: 156v '86 Ram PU, 144v '65 Saab 96
Hybrids: 48v1kW bike
ICE: '88 Isuzu Trooper. Mothballed: '67 Saab (orig.owner), '76 MBZ L206D RHD RV

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Re: Nostalgic review from John Voelker

Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:52 am

Sure, now everyone praises the i-MiEV :roll: :lol: .

Thanks for the links. Those were good reads.
:idea: :idea: :idea: :!: :!:

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Thanks.

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