Next gen Mitsubishi Montero/Outlander come with hybrid technology

16/03/2010 - 07:47 | ,  ,  ,  ,   | Shrawan Raja

The Outlander and Montero could use Concept PX-MiEV's technology in few years

Car Advice Australia have revealed that Mitsubishi will introduce the next generation Montero with plug-in hybrid technology. The Mitsubishi Montero is offered in India with a 3.2-liter diesel engine that can be purchased with either manual or automatic transmission.

CA Australia also reports the Outlander, which just received a facelift in India, could also come with a similar hybrid powertrain.

Mitsubishi Motors Australia Limited president and CEO, Robert McEniry -

The next generation will be plug-in hybrid and will do more and have more capabilities than current models.

Mitsubishi exhibited a hybrid SUV named Concept PX-MiEV which was a plug-in hybrid type at the Tokyo Motor Show last year.

Mitsubishi’s plug-in hybrid system displayed in the PX-MiEV concept is driven by all four wheels by two permanent magnet synchronous motors in combination with a 1.6L DOHC MIVEC petrol engine which powers the front-wheels and acts as a generator. The car can also be used as a generator to run household appliances!

Source - Car Advice Australia

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