Impact's an all-out blast

Visnic, Bill
December 1993
Ward's Auto World;Dec93, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p90
Trade Publication
Reports on the Impact III, an electric vehicle developed by General Motors. Product capabilities; Car structure; Propulsion; Interior; Chassis bits.


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