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Subaru to Unveil New Battery-Electric Concept Car

Among the concept cars Subaru will introduce at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show is the G4e—a 5-passenger, battery-electric vehicle.

G4e
The G4e concept.

The lithium-ion battery pack is stowed underneath the floor of the triangle-shaped vehicle. Fuji Heavy Industries, the maker of Subarus, expects the G4e to have a single-charge range of 200 km (124 miles).

Subaru is currently developing the R1e battery-electric vehicle with planned commercialization for 2010. (Earlier post.)

Comments

Skrivo

Finally, it's electric & beautiful & not a supercar (like Tesla...).

Elliot

Are those wheel motors?

Scatter

Good spot. I think they are.

Nice design! It looks quick.

Elliot

This looks better than the R1e. The shape is better, the front is waaaayyyy better, though the grill/headlights could use a little tweak (bigger headlight housings maybe). Dig the raised rear view mirrors.

I'd love to know all of the regular car specs about it. Hope it's quick.

John Schreiber

Time to buy a Subaru dealership.
funny, GM sold its share of Fuji just in time to miss this piece of the action.

batteries

any information about the price?

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