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MITSUBISHI Outlander PHEV – 2.0 Plug-in Petrol Hybrid

Mitsubishi Still Waiting on

Mitsubishi Australia has cranked up its forecast for the Mitsubishi Outlander in an attempt to be pushed further up the schedule for the plug-in hybrid

The PHEV has proved immensely in Europe and Japan, meaning launch timing remains a to Mitsubishi Australia. The original May launch has been set back by Mitsubishi in Japan, now early is targeted for local launch but remains unconfirmed.

“Originally we it would be a niche product, 100 per month. We have had to move sales targets] to probably 200 to But in the scheme of their [Mitsubishi office] thinking it’s not a big number,” revealed Mitsubishi marketing director, Tony

Mitsubishi has also expanded its on Outlander PHEV model considering a sub-$40,000 model as as a sub-$50,000 version.

As well as demand, limited production of the battery used by the PHEV has blamed for the delay. A fire at the plant in Japan has exacerbated the

“We would like the thing rather than later but we have to wait and we need to see we are at and how quickly they can ramp up on the batteries. That’s the choke Principe explained.

“From what we were it takes a long time to battery production,” he added.

“It quite substantial additional as well, we have been Because of the nature of the production a very, very exact and and sterile environment and you can’t stuff around with

Expected to be Australia’s first production plug-in hybrid the PHEV comes with five seats because of its motor, inverter and transaxle. It is to offer a zero-emissions all-electric range of 50km, thanks to a battery pack housed the floor in the centre of the vehicle.

Combined with a conventional engine, the Outlander PHEV is claimed to offer more 880km of total driving and CO2 emissions of less than making it one of the world’s cleanest

The all-wheel drive Outlander will also offer distinct drive modes: ‘Pure’ (Twin Motor 4WD range-extending ‘Series’ (Twin 4WD EV supported by generator) and motor-assisted (ICE supported by Twin 4WD).

MITSUBISHI Outlander PHEV – 2.0 Plug-in Petrol Hybrid

Principe also said Australia, which has declared an 100,000 sales per annum target for 2017, was still whether the Attrage mini-sedan be offered for sale here.

this week in Thailand it is built), the Attrage shares its basics with the Mirage which has proved a big hit in Australia, more than 1500 sold in June. Early would be as soon as it would be here, if it is okayed.

“From I can see we are still not on the official product yet. When you are not on there you are worried because you don’t what that means. But we to their global distributor two weeks ago and drove the car and that’s a sign.

“We put our hand up pretty late… but we are keen.”

Principe confirmed the name would not necessarily be in Australia.

“There is a big debate that globally because a of markets want to use something but we can’t even get into the because we are not on the list. Until we get on the it doesn’t matter what we he said.

MITSUBISHI Outlander PHEV – 2.0 Plug-in Petrol Hybrid
MITSUBISHI Outlander PHEV – 2.0 Plug-in Petrol Hybrid
MITSUBISHI Outlander PHEV – 2.0 Plug-in Petrol Hybrid
MITSUBISHI Outlander PHEV – 2.0 Plug-in Petrol Hybrid
MITSUBISHI Outlander PHEV – 2.0 Plug-in Petrol Hybrid

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