2018-2019 Mitsubishi reveals the cards and before the presentation at the Paris Motor Show in shows a hybrid version of the popular SUV Outlander PHEV with the acronym in the title. Four-wheel drive in combination with a hybrid setup allowed the automaker from Japan to achieve a significant reduction of fuel consumption, without prejudice to the time-tested off-road qualities.
2018-2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV drives the movement of the gasoline engine with two electric helpers. The first is located in close proximity to the engine and helps generate the torque to the wheels of the front axle, and the second is located on the rear axle, and also through the gearbox, conveys Newton-meters of the rear wheels.
The battery developer has placed at the center of the 2018-2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV passenger compartment under the seats that are guaranteed lowers the center of gravity and improves driving stability as a whole. High-performance lithium-ion battery has a capacity of 12 kilowatt-hours and, according to the Japanese automaker, allows the car to travel 55 kilometers on electricity only stock, without the intervention of a gasoline engine. Total vehicle mileage on a full tank and a fully charged battery is 880 kilometers.
An interesting possibility of a new 2018-2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is the parallel mode when the gasoline engine is only for power transmission electric motor and battery, without mechanical connection to the wheels. Convenience is the ability to stock up for future use electricity for subsequent silent trip on electricity. And the car is not essential it is in transit or is parked – the internal combustion engine in all conditions can turn the generator and produce electricity.
In addition to purely electric and parallel to PHEV version of the Outlander , of 2018-2019 Mitsubishi provides sequential mode, when all engines are helping each other, and the distribution of traction between the axes involved in on-board electronics. The petrol engine comes into operation at full capacity when the vehicle is required in sports peak power, and on the all-wheel drive, you can not worry. The SUV has all the time-tested conventional Outlander 4WD qualities, and also feels confident on the road.
The first hybrid PHEV vehicle is already in the beginning of is come off the assembly line in their native Japan car market, followed by 2018-2019 Mitsubishi Motors is planning the development of the North American and European markets. Price 2018-2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV remains a mystery.