Mayor, JP Patches to ride in electric car
Two famous Seattleites will appear in parades this weekend in a electric car.
On Saturday, July 18, JP Patches will ride in the West Seattle American Legion Parade sponsored by John L Scott of Westwood. The parade starts at 11 a.m. and stages in the Admiral district.
On Sunday, July 19, Mayor Greg Nickels will ride in the Seafair Chinatown parade. That parade is scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. and stages at 10th and Jackson.
The car is completely a electric replica of a 1929 Mercedes SSK Roadster. It used no gas, emits no fumes or sound.