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Mitsubishi Motors announced that it will compete in this year's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with an all-electric prototype based on the i-MiEV model.

The Mitsubishi i-MiEV Prototype will be driven by Hiroshi Masuoka, someone who participated in the Dakar Rally 21 time and who won it consecutively in 2002 and 2003 in a Pajero and Pajero Evolution model respectively.  

The i-MiEV Prototype will use the same EV components are the production version, with the data collected by Mitsubishi during this event to be used in enhancing the durability and reliability of future pure electric cars and plug-in hybrid EVs.

The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is an annual automobile and motorcycle hill climb to the 4,300 meter summit of Pikes Peak in Colorado. 

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