Mitsubishi Motors North America has been in a rut, however that’s about to vary as the corporate has introduced plans to launch a redesigned Outlander and “three significantly revised autos.”
The corporate wasn’t prepared to enter specifics, however confirmed the 2021 Outlander Sport will go on sale this fall with “appreciable enchancment to straightforward ranges of kit.”
An up to date Outlander PHEV will comply with this winter with a “fully new powertrain.” Mitsubishi says it’s going to have a bigger petrol engine which produces extra energy. It would even be outfitted with a “extra refined” plug-in hybrid system that provides a higher electric-only vary and better electric-only speeds. The 2021 Outlander PHEV may even see a “host of updates to every trim stage.”
A facelifted Mirage will arrive within the early 2021 with an “in depth exterior redesign” that options “daring styling.” The automobile may even be higher outfitted and look “richer” than the present mannequin which screams economic system automobile.
In fact, you shouldn’t get your hopes up as Mitsubishi mentioned the adjustments will mirror these in different markets. Because of this, we are able to anticipate a Dynamic Defend entrance fascia, an up to date rear bumper and new lighting items. There must also be an upgraded inside with new soft-touch supplies, higher seats and an up to date infotainment system with a 7-inch show.
Across the similar time, Mitsubishi will introduce the 2022 Eclipse Cross. The corporate says the mannequin will obtain an in depth facelift that features “main entrance and rear design enhancements” impressed by their next-generation design language. Fortunately, the updates will prolong to the cabin as there shall be a revised inside and a brand new infotainment system.
The massive information is the redesigned 2022 Outlander which shall be unveiled early subsequent 12 months and go on sale within the second quarter. It’s described as “greater, bolder and higher than ever earlier than.”
Mitsubishi is protecting particulars beneath wraps, however mentioned the Outlander will grow to be their “quietest and best-equipped” automobile ever bought in the USA. The crossover will function the corporate’s new styling language which guarantees to be “daring, aggressive and distinctive.” The mannequin may even be “loaded with expertise” and boast “vital inside refinements.”
The mannequin has been spied quite a few occasions and it’ll intently resemble the Engelberg Tourer concept. It’s anticipated to journey on the identical platform that underpins the Nissan Rogue and use an assortment of Nissan-sourced engines. We will additionally anticipate one other plug-in hybrid variant and its powertrain could carryover from the 2021 Outlander PHEV contemplating it’s receiving a number of enhancements.