Mitsubishi has brought the brand new GC-PHEV Concept to the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show, as the model in question is offering us a preview of the next Pajero generation.

After pulling the wraps off the Mitsubishi has decided to bring yet another concept car to the same 2013 Tokyo Motor Show, the GC-PHEV. The model in question is offering a preview of the next Pajero generation and it is 30 mm longer, 95 mm wider and 80 mm taller than the outgoing generation of the SUV.

The Mitsubishi XR-PHEV Concept has muscular features on its exterior design, daytime running lights, a flanking upright grille, flush mounted exhaust tips, a panoramic glass roof, a B-pillar-less design, which is offering an easier access to the cabin, a touch screen operated Tactical Table, running down the center of the cabin, a large information display, a connected car system, which is linking it to vehicle status, traffic signals and much more.

The Mitsubishi XR-PHEV Concept is also coming with a blind spot assist, with collision mitigation, adaptive cruise control, traffic sign recognition, lane keep assist, driver alert monitor, around view monitor and others. Power to the model is being provided by a 3.0L V6 petrol engine, producing 250 kW, backed up by a 70 kW electric motor and a 12 kWh batter installed under the rear luggage space floor.

The model in question can automatically switch between the EV and the hybrid drive modes, depending on driving conditions and the remaining battery charge. The plug-in cruising range stands at more than 40 km. Additional details on the model or on what technologies will be applied to the next Pajero generation are limited for the moment.


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