The Tour de Sol Reports, 2005
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Unless otherwise noted, these all photos were taken by and Copyright 2005 to John Helwig.

The Green Hornet

This converted MR2 can be run as a fast, burn-rubber racing car or as a more docile street machine.

It was put through Technical Testing, even though it was not competing, to see how close-to-ready it was for next year's Tour.

Four contactors (two near the shock absorber tower and two near them middle of the "engine" compartment) can reconfigure.

the nine batteries in the rear, . . .

. . . and nine batteries in the front as one long string in series for speed or two short strings in parallel for range.