The Mitsubishi i, powered by(Mitsubishi Innovative Electric Vehicle) technology, will be arriving in the United States in the fall.
The subcompact urban car boasts 63 horsepower and 133 pound-feet of torque. The Japanese-made car runs on an lithium ion battery packs and has an expected range of 85 miles.
Here's a 50-second frontal crash test (after the jump) at about 40 mph.
The crash test shows that the Mitsubishi i offers good protection to the driver and passenger, similar to cars with traditional front-end, gas-powered engines.