Japanese PM Looks at 8-Wheel Electric Car


Japan's Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi had a look at Eliica, an electric car developed by researchers at Keio University. The 8-wheel vehicle has a top speed of 370 km/h (230 mph), although its inventor Hiroshi Shimizu claims it could clear 400kph (250mph) in the right conditions, and it can do 0 to 100km/h (0 to 60 mph) in 4 seconds. It is 100% electric, powered by lithium-ion batteries. Maybe it can even go back to the future... Not sure they have tried that one yet. Thanks to Remy Chevalier for the tip! ::Japan's PM Koizumi Looks at Eight-Wheeled Electric Car in Tokyo, ::Eliica.com ::Our previous post on the Eliica, ::Eliica eight-wheeler, ::8-Wheeling with the Eliica
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