?? Sportiness and progress ?? from Japan

Tokyo, September 22, 2014

At the Paris Motor Show 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander introduced for the first time before the plug-in hybrid. He was not only the first Mitsubishi vehicle with plug-in hybrid system, but also the world's first SUV with the technology for purely electric driving. Two years later, the Japanese show at the Auto Salon 2014 ( October 4 to 19 ), the study Outlander PHEV Concept - S based on the all-wheel drive plug-in hybrid Outlander.

Longer, wider, higher

The study model was finer and sharper style, while the technical basis remained the same: a two-liter four-cylinder petrol engine with 121 hp loads either the 12 - kWh battery or directly supported propulsion. In pure electric mode, the latter two permanent-magnet synchronous electric motors take over each 82 HP. The body on the other hand extends with a constant wheelbase by 105 mm to a length of 4,760 millimeters. The width of the concept Outlander puts 42 millimeters to 1,842 millimeters on in the vehicle height is 20 mm. The new height is 1,700 mm smooth.

Elegant interior

The interior of the study shows no significant changes compared to the Outlander series. Only a black interior trim with wood grain effect and silver accents and red seat cushion with hand-stitched soft leather upholstery raise the concept streamers on the current compact SUV.

Mitsubishi 's lineup in Paris

Overall, the Japanese will be represented with eleven vehicles in Paris. Including not only the study, but also a racing version of the plug-in hybrid Outlander. The rally car has already participated in the FIA Cross Country Rally Asia in 2014 . (ml)