No, you’ll be far, far cooler rolling roaring-’20s style in the Miluira, a one-seat, open-topped throwback from Japan that, to our eye, combines elements of a late-model Ford Model T with some of the curvier Art Deco car designs of the decade. It’s electric, but it’s retro.
We learn about this new EV through a press release from Takayanagi Inc., posted in Japanese and run through the Google translator. So some of the details are a bit sketchy, but happily numbers are pretty much the same in any language, and this is what the spec sheet shows: This little plug-in is a mere 2180 millimeters long (about 7 feet); it has a range of around 35 kilometers (22 miles); and the top speed is 60 kilometers per hour (37 mph).
Modest numbers, indeed, but the price, well, it comes in big-time: 6.3 million yen for an undeniably stylish ride. In dollars, that’s a little over $75,000.
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