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i-Miev Design Ancestors

Mon Jan 27, 2014 1:36 pm

I found this similar-looking bubble car from a 1972 efficiency competition, see page 83. (Wankel-powered)
http://books.google.com/books?id=8v2VW0 ... &q&f=false

And here's a nice report from the genesis of BMW's i-car program...
http://www.caranddriver.com/news/bmw-e1 ... t-car-news

and the future that may not come, the CA-MIEV

http://www.caranddriver.com/news/mitsub ... -info-news

And much more at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MIEV#History
2012 i-SE "MR BEAN" 105,400 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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