New Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Get A More Complicated Hybrid Unit

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At the 66th International Motor Show in Frankfurt (IAA 2015), Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) presented to the European public an updated model of the Outlander PHEV 2016 model year, which was on sale in the European market in September.

Dynamic Shield Design

Modified design of the front of the new crossover is developed on the basis of the Dynamic Shield concept, applied in the latest models of the MMC corporation. In the interior of the new car, attention is drawn to a higher quality of performance.

The modern appearance of the car is achieved through the use of LED daytime running lamps, enclosed in the housing of LED headlamps, in combination with the rear light units with LED stop lamps.

The bumper covers, side lining and other decorative elements are painted in the body color, which gives the exterior appearance of the car sports and harmonious features. The model of the hybrid crossover is equipped with exclusive 18-inch wheel disks with a combined (matte and glossy) finish, completing the elegant, but sporty appearance of the body.

Well-Performed Interior

The updated car is distinguished by a modern design with high quality finishes. The design and material of the upholstery of the seats have been changed. Now, in addition to the already used leather upholstery in black, brown leather upholstery is offered. In the interior of the car for seats and doors, a contrast stitch is now used, and the lining on the doors is made soft.

The model is equipped with a new four-spoke steering wheel with smooth high quality leather trim and chrome elements. The visor of the instrument panel is complemented by a contrast stitching, the large central console attracts attention with an elegant black patent leather surface.

Hybrid Powertrain

In all complete sets the petrol engine DOHC MIVEC in volume of 2 liters will be established. For 16 valves. The power of the Outlander petrol engine is 121 hp, and the maximum torque is 4500 rpm. Such parameters are due to the presence of an electric motor.

What is the electric motor and its parameters? In the Outlander PHEV 2017 there are two, the first electric motor is located in front, the second behind. Under the seats of passengers were placed Lithium-ion batteries with a capacity of 12 kW/hour, generally capable of giving out 300 V.

The front electric drive is capable of producing 60 kW while the maximum torque is 101 ft lb. The rear electric drive is capable of delivering 60 kW and 144 ft lb of torque.

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