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Mitsubishi has teased the next-generation Outlander. The latest adaptation of the Japanese brand’s ever-popular SUV will go on auction in aboriginal 2021 in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico – but Mitsubishi has now accepted it won’t be awash in the UK, afterward its contempo accommodation to cull out of the UK market.
Mitsubishi has additionally afresh bankrupt discussions on the achievability of SsangYong acting as an importer for its newest model. However, a agent for the cast has said that, alike if the talks had assured successfully, it would accept been awful absurd that the new Outlander would ability British shores as it hasn’t been homologated for the European market.
When the new Outlander is clearly apparent abutting year, it’ll affection a adventurous new architecture accent and an adapted adaptation of the old car’s constituent amalgam powertrain, which sports beginning array and electric motor technology.
The architecture of the new Mitsubishi Outlander bears a able affinity to the Engelberg Tourer abstraction from the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. It shares agnate boxlike proportions, a collapsed bonnet, high-mounted daytime active lights and C-shaped grille inserts. The advanced end additionally carries the latest estimation of the brand’s “dynamic shield” radiator grille design.
We’re yet to accept any official images of the new Outlander’s cabin, but a attending through the windows of ahead spied analysis mules suggests that the abutting car will accretion a beginning infotainment system; the old car’s anachronous axial awning is set to be replaced by a new high-mounted unit. Interior affection should additionally advance over the approachable model.
Mitsubishi has appear little official advice on the new Outlander’s powertrain range, but we apperceive the SUV won’t be accessible with a constituent amalgam powertrain initially. The aboriginal examples will acceptable alone be offered with a ambit of accepted petrol engines.
Mitsubishi has accepted that the PHEV Outlander will go on auction above 2022. While the close is yet to attach bottomward any specifics about the new model’s powertrain, we apprehend it’ll be a revised adaptation of the accepted car’s system, as previewed by the Engelberg Tourer concept.
The appearance car featured an adapted adaptation of Mitsubishi’s 2.4-litre four-cylinder petrol engine, a brace of electric motors and a beyond array backpack than the accepted Outlander’s 20kWh unit. Performance abstracts are yet to be confirmed, although Mitsubishi accepted that, in the concept, it delivered a WLTP-equivalent authentic electric ambit of 43 miles.
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