New Outlander PHEV Takes on Baja Portalegre 500 Challenge

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Baja Portalegre 500 ChallengeMitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) is to enter an Outlander PHEV, the only twin-motor 4WD in production today, in the Baja Portalegre 500 cross-country rally due to be held in the Portalegre municipality in the eastern part of Portugal from October 22nd to October 24th this year.

The specially developed vehicle will be driven by Mr. Hiroshi Masuoka of MMC, who won the Dakar Rally twice in two years in 2002 and 2003. Mr. Masuoka will also be playing a role as the team captain. The team led by Mr Masuoka is heavily populated by MMC personnel, including the team manager and technical director Mr. Yasuo Tanaka. Mr

Mitsubishi XR-PHEV II Concept

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2015 Mitsubishi XR-PHEV II Concept Front AngleThe Mitsubishi XR-PHEV II Concept is an urban crossover employing a lightweight, compact and high-efficiency front-engine/front-wheel drive PHEV system to achieve superior environmental and road performance.

2015 Mitsubishi GC-PHEV Concept

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2015 Mitsubishi GC-PHEV Concept Front AngleThe Mitsubishi Concept GC-PHEV (“Grand Cruiser”) is a futuristic next-generation full-size crossover that combines the capability and energy efficiency of a dynamic plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) powertrain in a muscular-looking yet highly refined vehicle.

Outlander Sport GT with new 2.4-liter Engine

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2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport GT Front AngleMitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. has introduced a more powerful version of the 2015 Outlander Sport 5-passenger crossover that includes a larger displacement 2.4-liter MIVEC 4-cylinder engine producing 168 horsepower – a 20 horsepower increase over the current 2.0-liter engine.

2015 Mitsubishi Mirage Facelift: The Most Fuel Efficient Gasoline Car

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2015 Mitsubishi Mirage has an estimated EPA fuel mileage rating of up to 37 mpg city/44 mpg highway. This model is the most fuel efficient non-hybrid gasoline vehicle which is currently sold in America. For the new model year Mitsubishi is adding to the Mirage wide range of standard equipment: new chrome interior trim accents for the audio and HVAC panels, rear-mounted short pole antenna, new interior seat fabric and side view mirrors with turn indicators. 

There are two trim levels – a base one, Mirage DE and the upscale Mirage ES. DE adds 4 speaker 140-watt AM/FM/CD/MP3 audio system with USB input, automatic climate control, upscale-looking rich high-gloss piano black center console trim, stylish rear spoiler, keyless entry with panic alarm, tilt steering, power windows with driver’s side auto-up/down, variable intermittent wipers, convenient split folding rear seat, rear seat heater ducts, body-colored power side mirrors, door handles and tailgate handle.

Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV Evolution Vision Gran Turismo

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Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV Evolution Vision Gran Turismo is another car that has been released on Gran Turismo 6 – a PlayStation3 exclusive new game. This is a hybrid concept packed with an experience gained through motorsports. The company has a spectacular history in races like the Dakar Rally and World Rally Championships (WRC). In the development of this special concept model, Mitsubishi introduced their design team, Advanced Vehicle Research and Development Group, and Aerodynamic Engineering Development Group into this project in the same process they would normally follow to plan and develop real motorsports vehicles.

The exterior styling of the car is based on the Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV, which was shown at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show. However, it adds know-how gained from years of motorsports experience into every detail.

Mitsubishi Mirage G4 Sedan Debuts In North America

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Mitsubishi Mirage G4 Sedan is a four-door, three-cylinder sedan, which has just made an official first appearance at the 2014 Salon International de l’auto de Montreal in Canada. The Mirage G4 is based on a concept vehicle which was shown a year ago at 2013 Auto Shanghai. 

As a matter of fact, the car is currently available at several Asian markets. The G4 on display in Montreal, is equipped with Mitsubishi’s 1.2-litre, in-line DOHC 12-valve MIVEC three-cylinder engine with a continually variable transmission. 

Mitsubishi Motors Unveils Three World Premieres at the 43rd Tokyo Motor Show 2013

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will unveil three world premiere concept vehicles at the 43rd Tokyo Motor Show 2013. Incorporating a new design identity that symbolises the sense of security and functionality of an SUV, the three models highlight Mitsubishi Motors innovative engineering, MMC’s next-generation advanced technologies that embody the concepts of environmental responsibility, driving pleasure, toughness and safety.