Apparently, MiEV Mitsubishi Not A Death Trap

I was pleasantly surprised to see that the Kei-class Mitsubishi i-derived MiEV got a four out of five star Euroncap crash/safety rating.


This isn’t news to others, the thing was rated circa 2011. It’s news to me.

The MiEV is kind of my favorite second-hand all-electric car. It’s freaking adorable and it’s rear-engine and rear-wheel drive. I would kind of like to see one with a stick and a very rorty internal combustion motor.


You can find a couple examples for under $6k. If I could find a way to plug the thing in on a regular basis, I’d be very tempted.

Apparently, one can drift,

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