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Mitsubishi brings three concept cars to 2014 Geneva Motor Show


Japanese car manufacturer, Mitsubishi premiered their three new concept cars in Europe – Concept AR, Concept GC – PHEV, and Concept XR-PHEV. These are the same three concepts which were unveiled first at the 43rd Tokyo Motor Show last year.

The first of the three- Concept AR is Mitsubishi’s idea of a compact MPV+SUV. AR stands for Active Runabout. It measures 4,350 mm in length, 1,780 mm in width and 1,690 mm in height. With a capacity to seat 6, Concept AR is powered by mild hybrid system with 1.1l turbocharged petrol engine which delivers power to the front wheels. Transmission is taken care by a CVT gearbox. For more information, scroll through the press release below.

Mitsubishi Concept AR at 2014 Geneva Motor Show (2)The second Mitsubishi concept on display in Geneva is the XR-PHEV, where XR stands for “X (cross) over Runner”. Featuring a front wheel drive system, the XR-PHEV Concept seats 4 and it 4,370 mm long, 1,870 mm wide and 1,570 mm tall. Just like the Concept AR, this one too is powered by a mild hybrid system featuring a three cylinder turbocharged petrol engine. In hybrid mode, this engine delivers mileage of more than 28 kmpl while it has a range of 85 kms in plug-in mode. More information in the press release below.

Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV at 2014 Geneva Motor Show (1)Speaking about their third concept – GC-PHEV, this is an all wheel drive SUV with a 3.0l V6 supercharged petrol engine which is coupled with an 8 speed automatic transmission. GC stands for Grand Cruiser and it also has a battery which delivers power to the wheel as and when needed. The new PHEV system automatically switches between pure EV Mode and Hybrid Mode(s) depending on driving conditions, remaining battery charge and other factors.

Mitsubishi Concept GC - PHEV at 2014 geneva motor show (1)


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Former freelance writer, Pearl Daniels is in the auto industry since 2011, having established herself as a widely read staff writer since 2013. Her keen eye for industry news, daily need to break down latest events, and quest to not miss a single launch detail, gives you the most refreshing morning news on weekdays.

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