Published on February 13th, 2012 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez0
Mitsubishi Outlander 3rd Generation Unveiled
Eleven years after it first coined the term “crossover”, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will unveil its third embodiment soon at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show with the new generation Mitsubishi Outlander. This all-new mid-size crossover is meant to better comply with the times following a similar in size to the current car. This new generation Mitsubishi Outlander follows a clear design brief with an uncluttered quality look that continues inside the car with high grade materials (padded surfaces, soft-touch finish, silver accents, gloss black appliqués) gracing a dashboard designed for better driver concentration, including ergonomic steering wheel controls as well as high-resolution and easy-to-read instrument displays.
In Europe, the new Mitsubishi Outlander will offer at launch the choice between two low impact engines (whether in 2WD or 4WD): 2.0 l MIVEC petrol or 2.2 MIVEC Clean Diesel (MMC’s own 4N14 engine) Depending on market, model, engine and specifications, Auto Stop & Go will be available, as well as an all-new 6-speed automatic gearbox.
As part of its novel technical package, the new Outlander will also be equipped with an “eco-friendly driving system” that notifies the driver when she/he is driving at maximum efficiency. Accordingly, the driver can choose to drive at maximum efficiency to enhance actual fuel consumption of the vehicle – availability according to model & market.