Mitsubishi has just released the amazing onboard video footage of the entire MiEV Evolution III record run up Pikes Peak. This is the most incredible onboard video as the Mitsubishi MiEV Evolution III flies up the famous Colorado mountain at speeds of up to 220 mph near the top where its a long way down and there are no guard rails to protect the driver if something happens.
MiEV Evolution III all-electric racecars finish with one-two victory
Mitsubishi entered two MiEV Evolution III all-electric racecars in the Electric Modified Division at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb and achieved a one-two victory. The two MiEV Evolution III all-electric racecars dominated the Electric Modified Division with Greg Tracy winning first overall in the Electric Modified Division honors and 2nd overall by posting the fastest time of 9 minutes 08 seconds 188. Hiroshi Masuoka set a time of 9 minutes 12 seconds 204, finishing 2nd in the division and 3rd overall, dominating the Electric Modified Division.
Advanced EV and four-wheel drive control technologies
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) can boast as they have made huge advances in all-electric and all-wheel drive technologies. The results and the performance of the cars during the grueling high-altitude event speak volumes about the advanced level of MMC's EV and four-wheel drive control technologies. Mitsubishi Motors entered the Pikes Peak Hill Climb three years in a row now, viewing it as an opportunity to verify the performance of their EV components.
Mitsubishi MiEV Evolution III hits 220 mph
Watch Greg Tracy as he pilots the incredibly fast Mitsubishi MiEV Evolution III all-electric racecar up Pikes Peak at some incredible speeds. Where it really gets exciting is when he gets above timberline level and there is no protection if something happens on the course. There is one stretch near the top where both drivers hit 220 mph on one straight stretch of the high mountain road.
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Watch this amazing 9:35 minute video onboard the Mitsubishi MiEV Evolution III as Greg Tracy wins the Electric Modified Division at Pikes Peak.