The sales of the Outlander PHEV will start in Russia from September, 2014. In addition two concept models, the MITSUBISHI Concept GC-PHEV and MITSUBISHI Concept XR-PHEV, will also be displayed, for a total of 12 models.
The Outlander PHEV comes with the advanced Plug-in Hybrid EV System based on the electric vehicle (EV) technology of the 100% electric i-MiEV, achieving superior environmental performance together with great economic efficiency, offering environmentally-friendly all-electric operation for everyday use and mainly motor-powered hybrid operation for longer journeys. Through its Twin Motor 4WD system with independent motors in front and rear, smooth acceleration and quietness of a luxury car are achieved.
In addition to the Outlander PHEV, MMC presents two more options utilizing PHEV systems suitable for different markets or segments through two PHEV concept models:
Concept GC-PHEV: a next-generation full-size PHEV SUV with full-time 4WD. Its front-engine, rear-wheel drive PHEV architecture includes a 3.0-liter V6 supercharged MIVEC petrol engine mated to an eight-speed automatic gearbox, a high-output motor and a high-capacity battery to deliver all-terrain performance truly worthy of an all-round SUV.
Concept XR-PHEV: a next-generation compact plug-in hybrid electric crossover, which offers “driving pleasure” through use of a front-wheel drive layout PHEV system including a 1.1-liter direct-injection turbocharged MIVEC petrol engine, a lightweight, compact and high-efficiency motor and a high-capacity battery.