Green Car Congress  
Go to GCC Discussions forum About GCC Contact  RSS Subscribe Twitter headlines

« GAZ Group presents CNG LIAZ bus in Serbia | Main | Toyota expanding EV and PHV charging infrastructure testing in Japan »

Print this post

Mitsubishi Motors introducing 2 PHEV and 1 hybrid concept SUVs at Tokyo Motor Show

1 November 2013

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will unveil three world-premiere concept cars at the 43rd Tokyo Motor Show 2013 at the end of this month: two plug-in hybrid (PHEV) concepts, and one mild-hybrid concept. Incorporating a new design, the three concepts point to the direction MMC’s development and manufacturing will take in the near future.

Eye
Left to right: Concept AR (mild hybrid); Concept GC-PHEV; Concept XR-PHEV. Click to enlarge.

The two PHEV concepts feature systems tailored to different market and segment requirements.

  • The Mitsubishi Concept GC-PHEV is a full-size SUV with full-time 4WD. It is based on a front engine, rear-wheel drive layout plug-in hybrid EV (PHEV) system comprising a 3.0-liter V6 supercharged MIVEC engine mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission, with a high-output motor and a high-capacity battery.
  • The Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV is a compact SUV featuring a front engine, front-wheel drive layout PHEV system that is configured with a downsized 1.1-liter direct-injection turbocharged MIVEC engine, a lightweight, compact and high-efficiency motor with a high-capacity battery.

The mild-hybrid Mitsubishi Concept AR is a compact MPV equipped with a lightweight hybrid system which comprises a downsized 1.1-liter direct-injection turbocharged MIVEC engine.

All three concepts feature MMC’s latest “e-Assist” active safety technologies and advanced “connected car” technology. These functions include a danger detection system which activates the corresponding safety functions and a failure/malfunction early-detection system which urges the driver to seek repairs or other maintenance.

November 1, 2013 in Brief | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341c4fbe53ef019b00864117970b

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Mitsubishi Motors introducing 2 PHEV and 1 hybrid concept SUVs at Tokyo Motor Show:

Comments

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Green Car Congress © 2014 BioAge Group, LLC. All Rights Reserved. | Home | BioAge Group