Mitsuoka Himiko all-electric car travels 342 miles in a single charge


The Mitsuoka Himiko all-electric roadster made appearance at the 2011 Japan EV show. Since its announcement of last year, the Mitsuoka Himiko made a few improvements over its electrical system and added green color to its retro-style look.

TGMY who made the conversion of the two-seater the stated that the Mitsuoka Himiko all-electric roadster can last up to 341.8 miles on a single charge, and that is the longest range ever in the the EV segment.

The normal Mitsuoka Himiko comes with a 2.0 liter DOHC gas engine and a 6-speed manual, but TGMY made the conversion to an all-electric car that features an AC induction motor, lithium polymer battery pack, and controller from Azure Dynamics coupled to a 2-speed transmission.

The Mitsuoka Himiko all-electric car is expected to be available in the third quarter of 2011. We will have more details by then, for now, watch the live video of the Mitsuoka Himiko below.