With an affordable Japanese sports car fomenting underway thanks to Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ, one may think that it's an ideal time for a brand like Mitsubishi to jump back into the performance coupe game. Mitsubishi is quite proud to offer what it says is the world's first production PHEV utility vehicle, a new model that makes use of established technologies within the company.
Clear Engine: Two electric motors independently power the front and rear wheels of the Outlander, while the gasoline-powered engine can be used as a generator for the motors, or to power the vehicle directly.
VR-4 Coupe 2-Door Options: The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner.
Back in March, production of both the Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid and the all-electric i-MiEV ground to a halt over a pair of incidents where overheated lithium-ion batteries caused vehicle fires. Mitsubishi Model: There is no word about an on-sale date, but while you're pondering the possibilities, check out an official video by scrolling down and peruse our high-res image gallery.
To keep up with demand, the automaker is planning to double production to 4,000 units a month. Not so, says Osamu Masuko. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. All Rights Reserved. AWD Safety Features: The president and executive director of Mitsubishi told reporters at the Sydney Motor Show, "Our engineers are very prominent to investigate new technologies, but to use that technology they are not that good to bring the revenue to make that money.
Designated trademarks and brands are the property of their respective owners. Learnings from the company's i-MiEV electric car have worked there way into a vehicle that can travel up to 55 kilometers 34 miles on lithium-ion battery power.
A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Though Mitsubishi first showed us the form of its 2013 Outlander in Geneva a while back, the company saved its plug-in hybrid crossover for this week's Paris Motor Show soiree. Coupe Vehicle Title: A rear-drive Mitsubishi sports car to take on the Toyobaru twins could be just what the brand needs to gain some mindshare among consumers.
Fast-forward to today, and the Lancer Evolution exists as Mitsubishi's sole, true performance offering. Manual Body Type: The battery fires were tracked down to a supplier issue before more than 4,300 vehicles were recalled in June, but Mitsubishi received heavy criticism from the Japanese government for the delayed recall. Mitsubishi killed off the Eclipse last year, by which time it had lost much the luster of its predecessors.