Mitsubishi i-MiEV City Car Concept are not sporty at all. It’s odd then that the latest Mitsubishi in order to carry the i-MiEV title is as a result of compete in one of the most outrageous and also unrestricted motorsport competitions in the world, your Pikes Peak International Hill Climb event. Even more unusual may be the fact the prototype i-MiEV racer is actually based on technology found in the production i-MiEV. While body along with chassis may be radically different in the dull appearance of the electric city car, the racing prototype will make use of the same electric powered drivetrain. Mitsubishi’s engineers will make use of the data obtained through its participation within the event to enhance the sturdiness and reliability of his or her future electric cars and plug-in rechargeable hybrid cars. Piloting the Mitsubishi i-MiEV Pikes Peak Prototype will be Hiroshi Masuoka, a professional driver who has competed inside brutal Dakar Rally an incredible 21 occasions, winning consecutively in 2002 and 2003.