Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid EV (PHEV) Previewed Ahead Of Paris Debut

Mitsubishi has released new details about the Outlander PHEV, ahead of its public debut end of this month at the Paris Motor Show.

The Outlander PHEV features a 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine, a 12 kWh lithium-ion battery and two electric motors (one front, one rear) that produce a combined 81bhp and 144 lb-ft of torque. Purely on electric power, the Outlander PHEV has a range up to 34 miles and 547 combined with the petrol engine.

Combined fuel economy is expected to be 172.3 mpg.

Outlander PHEV has three different drive modes:
– Pure (electric-only)
– Series (electric motors running the car and the petrol engine recharging the batteries)
– Parallel (electric motors and petrol engine working together for the best performance)

The Outlander PHEV will be launched first in Japan early next year, followed soon with Europe and other international markets.

PRESS RELEASE (click to expand)


RELATED POSTS

New Porsche 911 Targa is a modern classic with the coolest Targa top ever [videos]
Updated Bentley Continental GT Speed with more power and Flying Spur V8 revealed
Brabus 850 6.0 Biturbo based on Mercedes E 63 AMG packs 838bhp
All-new 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport is here, priced from under £30,000
Porsche Cayman now available also as Black Edition
Porsche reportedly planning a new smaller crossover to slot below Macan
Motorparks asks, should you buy your next car new or used
Unique one-off Audi A8 L extended looks ready for production
328 km/h (205 mph)! – The world's fastest Beetle
600 Supercars set to join Beaulieu supercar weekend
Luxury Saloon Cars Made Affordable
First McLaren Speedtail starts public road trials in December
Tags: , , , ,