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200 Whole Foods Gift Card (#038; More) Giveaway, Courtesy the Mitsubishi i

Update: The giveaway entry period will close at 11:59pm EST on the 28th of May, 2012. The winner will be announced on the 29th of May.

Mitsubishi#8217;s got a classy and super affordable new electric vehicle (EV) that I#8217;m sure you#8217;re all aware of. But to try to bring a little more attention to the beauty, and also to give one of you EV lovers a little reward for your green vehicle love, the company is offering our readers an exclusive prize package consisting of:

But, before letting you know how to enter the giveaway, here#8217;s a little more info on the Mitsubishi i  (which . we#8217;ve . covered . several . times . now .):

Mitsubishi i

Summarizing some of those stories linked above, the Mitsubishi i site states: #8220;Shortly after being named the EPA#8217;s fuel economy leader, the 100% electric Mitsubishi i was recognized as #8216;The Greenest Vehicle of 2012#8242; by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. Thanks to an astonishing 112 combined MPGe, this EV is the most efficient car in production—beating the Nissan Leaf and, well, every hybrid or gas car in America.#8221;

Additionally, #8220;the Mitsubishi i is the most affordable electric vehicle in the entire United States. And considering there#8217;s a host of federal and state tax incentives for EV drivers, it#8217;s never been easier on the budget to own an electric car (and especially this one) than it is right now.#8221;

No joke.

The MSRP for the vehicle is $29,125, the net MSRP* after the federal tax credit is $21,625 for the standard ES model, and the net MSRP* after the federal tax credit $23,625 for the SE version.

Some more info:

Powered by Mitsubishi innovative Electric Vehicle (MiEV) technology, the rear-wheel drive vehicle’s drive system includes a 49 kW (66 bhp) AC synchronous electric motor; an 88 cell, 330V lithium-ion battery pack for a peak storage of 16 kWh; and a single fixed-reduction gear transmission. This electric motor is capable of producing its peak torque of 145 lb.-ft. almost instantaneously when accelerating from a standstill; the vehicle has a top speed of approximately 80 mph.

Mitsubishi i

The driving range of the Mitsubishi i is a very robust EPA certified “real world” rating of 62 miles/charge. The Mitsubishi i can be recharged using three advantageous methods: A 240V/15A Level 2 home EVSE Eaton charging system (estimated charge time from completely empty battery to fully charged – 7 hours; charging method recommended by Mitsubishi), a CHAdeMO Level 3 public quick charging station (estimated charge time from very low battery to 80% full – 30 minutes; requires optional DC charging port available as an option), and through the conventional 120V/8A Level 1 portable charging cable that plugs into a standard wall outlet (estimated charge time from very low battery to full charge – 22.5 hours; included on all Mitsubishi i models).

You can find a dealer  near you or schedule a test drive today to get an even closer look at the Mitsubishi i.

The i is available in some markets now and will be available nationwide in June 2012.

Mitsubishi i Giveaway

So, now, to enter the giveaway, you just have to do one thing: comment on this post telling us what you think most rocks about the Mitsubishi i, or even why you#8217;re pre-ordering a car!

*Includes federal tax credit of up to $7500. Retail MSRP of ES starts $29,125 and SE starts at $31,125

Full disclosure: CleanTechnica gets nothing from this post other than the opportunity to have one of our readers win the prize package above.

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