Japanese motor-car manufacturer Mitsubishi has published the first sketch of the new compact crossover, which main contender becomes rather popular in domestic motorists suv Nissan Qashqai if to shut eyes to that at a novelty as some experts believe, probably, presence of hybrid version. The Mitsubishi is developed on a global platform which is used today by sedan Lancer and crossover Outlander. In a basis of compact model the conceptual car cX, shown by the company on the international motor show in Frankfurt will lay down two years ago. As writes Autocar, power ruler Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, whose test prototype this week has been noticed on over-the-road tests, will make economic diesel and petrol motors which will be diluted”by a hybrid power-plant with possibility of additional charge of batteries from the household electric system. In standard equipment the car will offer the buyer with a forward control, but in richer complete sets clients Mitsubishi will receive an off-road car equippment with system of an all wheel drive and transmission with two clutches.
Let’s remind, show penalties Mitsubishi cX in Frankfurt of 134 h.p. so it is possible to assume have been presented with the 1.8-litre diesel engine power, that the given motor will not appear “behind a board” and at start of the serial version of a hybrid crossover.
In the homeland the car will arrive in interiors of official dealers in February, 2010. World premiere Mitsubishi Outlander Sport will take place in March on the Geneva motor show then the model will appear at retailers in Europe and the USA.