Mitsubishi Motors North America will give the U.S. market its first glimpse of the all-new 2007 Outlander "crossover SUV" at the New York International Auto Show.
The new Outlander lineup features the debut of the new 3-liter MIVEC V6 and a host of technology-oriented features befitting its "crossover" orientation. Read the official press release after the jump. Mitsubishi Motors North America Press Release:
The all-new 2007 Mitsubishi Outlander is on the leading edge of versatility, technology, and value in the crossover SUV segment. The 2007 Outlander debuts the all-new 3.0L V6 MIVEC engine and features a standard six-speed Sportronic(R) automatic transmission with one-touch manual shifting and adaptive electronics. The Outlander XLS adds rally inspired Sportronic steering wheel paddle shifters for shifting control at the driver's fingertips. All Wheel Control (AWC), an advanced version of all-wheel drive is available. An innovative two-piece flap-fold rear tailgate makes cargo loading easy, and an in-floor stowable third-row seat adds to the XLS model's versatility. Technology is one of the hallmarks of the new Outlander, including a standard Bluetooth(R) hands-free cellular phone interface, advanced FAST-Key access system, and optional 650-watt Rockford Fosgate(R) audio system and DVD entertainment. A new hard-drive navigation system option will be state of the art.