Ampera (volt's twin) Wins 2012 Monte Carlo Rally for Electric and Alternative Propulsion Vehicles

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  1. drinnovation

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    Opel Ampera Wins 2012 Monte Carlo Rally for Electric and Alternative Propulsion Vehicles - Carscoop

    Videos in above link.

    Opel Ampera Wins 2012 Monte Carlo Rally for Electric and Alternative Propulsion Vehicles - MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2012

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    In its debut appearance at the Monte Carlo Rally, the Chevrolet Volt's European twin, the Opel Ampera, picked up its first win in the electric and alternative propulsion category. From the seven Ampera models that competed in the rally, four finished in the top 10.
    The French duo Bernard Darniche and Joseph Lambert finished first, while the Ampera teams with Charlotte Berton and Olivier Sussot ranked third, Jean-Claude Andruet and Patrick Lienne came in 7th and Hanns Werner Wirth and Daniel Riesen finished 8th.
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    The rally started in the three towns of Annecy-le-Vieux, Clermont Ferrand and Lugano, with the teams driving 550 kilometers (342 miles) to Monaco. The second day, they had to complete a distance of 272 kilometers (169 miles) from Monaco and the original route of the Monte Carlo Rally through the French Maritime Alps.

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?&v=0Dn3Z4wekO8[/youtube]
    Onboard behind Opel Ampera Stage 2 Rally Monte Carlo Nouvelles Energies - YouTube
     
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    Re: Ampera (volt's twin) Wins 2012 Monte Carlo Rally for Electric and Alternative Propulsion Vehicle

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    i wish there was video or more pics of the race.