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Mitsubishi XM concept unveiled at 2016 Indonesia Auto Show – LIVE

 

Mitsubishi appears to be cooking up a Honda BR-V rival.

The Mitsubishi XM design concept which previews a 7-seat crossover has been unveiled at the 2016 Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS). The design study carries forward the Japanese automaker’s new design language which was debuted by the eX electric crossover concept.

At the unveilling Mitsubishi, revealed that the production spec variant will be revealed next year. The production ready variant will be pitted directly against the Honda BR-V. The car will cater to the audience who are in the market for a good looking crossover without compromising on practicality.

Mitsubishi XM concept 2016 GIIAS Indonesia (20)

The prominent X-Motif on the front fascia which comprises the grille, narrow LED headlamps, and secondary air dam forms the centre stage for the design. What’s left of the front fascia is occupied by deep fog light enclosures hosting LED elements.

In profile, the XM sports accentuated elements like the like a squared off front wheel arch, deep dents on the sheet metal, and a sleek green house. A high-mounted LED tailight and black X motif on the tailgate round off the exterior design.

Mitsubishi XM concept 2016 GIIAS Indonesia (37)

The futuristic cabin features white-black dual-tone color theme and flexible seating for 7. The dashboard is mounted high to ease up leg room for the driver and front passenger. The centre console features usual control gears and an infotainment display.

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Mitsubishi has not revealed any powertrain details. We expect the production model to tap into the existing motors of Renault-Nissan Alliance now that Nissan is acquiring 34% of Mitsubishi.

 

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