Michelle Rodriguez I'm Not as Electric as I Used to Be!

7/4/2015 7:24 AM PDT

Michelle Rodriguez -- I'm Not as Electric as I Used to Be! (VIDEO)

EXCLUSIVE

Michelle Rodriguez perplexed our photog Friday night as she left Chateau Marmont in West Hollywood ... suspiciously behind the wheel of a Mercedes.

We say suspiciously, because the awesome actress famously drives a way more eco-friendly ride ... a Prius.

Is Michelle giving up on electric for luxury?  She has a solid answer.