With the debate surrounding the company’s fuel performance figures in its home country Japan, possibly it’s not surprising that for the upcoming Mondial de l’Automobile Mitsubishi will be focusing on its all-electric and hybrid powertrain technology.
Of the four brand-new designs that will make up the star attractions on Mitsubishi‘s stand, the GT-PHEV Concept will create the most excitement.
A world premiere, the SUV is suggested to represent the automaker’s vision for the overall automobile of the future, an automobile that can cross fantastic swathes of land without breaking a sweat or facing a challenge it can not conquer.
The PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Lorry) automobile utilizes three electric motors, one on the front axle plus one for functioning each of the rear wheels and integrates electric power and a huge battery pack with a traditional engine that Mitsubishi insurance states was designed specifically for the PHEV system including improved electrical energy generation performance and motive performance.
Having the battery alone running the show the vehicle can cover 120 kilometres and with the standard engine helping, that vary jumps to 1200km. And as power is reaching to every wheel, it ought to have the ability to deal with any driving condition. Mitsubishi states the drivetrain and supporting technology are developed to provide confidence, to help a less skilled driver in making progress or in making an eager motorist’s journey even more involving.
The vehicle is obviously also linked, but rather than utilize this facility simply to avoid other roadway users and get the current weather, the GT-PHEV crunches information about the outside world and the roadway ahead to guarantee it is constantly using the least energy possible.
When it comes to styling, the vehicle follows a natural development of the brand’s present design language but with a greater focus on the premium end of the market. The lines are tighter and greater, and cut and shut lines kept to a least. Inside, the dashboard might be digital however the seats have been trimmed with genuine Burgundy leather in a tone that matches the paint surface on the vehicle’s floating roof. And the cabin itself is formed to feel more like an airplane’s cockpit – due to lots of glass and thin pillars– and therefore even more protected.
Together with the GT-PHEV Mitsubishi will be showcasing the smaller eX Concept, which operates on electric power alone plus the current real-world variations of its known Outlander SUV and Outlander PHEV hybrid.