2012 Paris Auto show created history when Japanese auto maker, Mitsubishi has debuted the world’s first production plug-in hybrid SUV, 2014 Outlander PHEV which will be available in Australian market by June 2013 priced at $52,730 and U.S market by Jan 2014 priced at $38,000. This PHEV is already on sale in Japanese market priced between $38,818 –$50,181.
The new 2014 Outlander PHEV uses MMC’s own Plug-in Hybrid EV System used on the i-MiEV powered by a next generation 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine paired with two 60-kWh electric motors all-electric range up to 55 kilometers(34 miles) for a total range of 547 miles combined fuel efficiency of 61 km/liter (143 mpg). The charging time is only 30 minutes having power to rocket from 0-100 km/h in 11 sec. It also offers you three Automatic Selection of Three Drive Modes for Optimal Efficiency as EV Drive Mode, Series Hybrid Mode and Parallel Hybrid Mode.
At last I would like to say that new 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is coming to rule the Australian market. What you think? Please be open to give your view.