For better, or worse?
Mitsubishi Outlander Phev
It's an all-wheel-drive crossover. It plugs in. And it's coming to America at just the right time.
West Coast Customs will build a replica of Mitsubishi's first car using the Outlander PHEV platform.
The new small crossover will use a fresh, in-house-designed turbocharged engine.
It's like the plug-in Outlander is cursed.
Ukraine is replacing its aging, Russian-made police vehicles with a greener option from Japan.
Before it even arrives in the US, the Mitsubishi Outlander has sold 100,000 units. It's tremendously popular in Europe and Japan, and we'll get it soon.
The arrival of the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has been pushed back so many times we've lost count. But now it's really only a few months away. Hopefully.
The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV finally makes its way to the US at the New York Auto Show, and the plug-in hybrid crossover arrives at dealers this fall.
Mitsubishi is heading to the Makuhari Messe for the 2016 Tokyo Auto Salon with a quartet of off-road concepts based on the Outlander PHEV crossover and Delica D5 minivan.
Mitsubishi will finally launch the Outlander plug-in hybrid in the US. The production model will bow at the New York Auto Show in March.
Mitsubishi will axe the i-MiEV but will launch a trio of new or updated crossovers in the US before the end of the decade with EV or PHEV variants.
Mitsubishi giving the refreshed Outlander PHEV its European debut at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show.
Mitsubishi's save-the-date for the 2015 New York Auto Show in April gives the first official tease of the restyled Outlander.
Poor exchange rates put a stop to Mitsubishi's plan to import a South Korean-buit midsize sedan from the Renault-Nissan Alliance into the US. However, the Japanese brand is not giving up on selling a future four-door here quite yet.
After multiple delays, the Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid is being pushed back yet again for its US debut. The crossover is now set to launch on these shores in April 2016.
Sometimes you need a second chance to get things right. Technologically, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is a pretty cool vehicle, with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder and additional electric motors providing more thrust. However, the CUV never really looked the part for all of its innovation. The Mitsubishi designers are taking another crack with the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Concept-S at the 2014 Paris Motor Show, and the vehicle shows what a massive improvement some tweaks can make.
The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is rumored to finally come to the US next fall as a 2016 model. In the meantime, the Japanese brand is showing off a concept for an Outlander plug-in at the Paris Motor Show in October with a massive improvement in styling and material quality that the automaker calls the "Sporty and Sophisticated" design theme.
It can be difficult to see from the US, where the Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid is not yet available, but the all-wheel drive SUV is a big hit in Europe and Japan. In fact, we learned at the Plug In 2014 Conference in San Jose, CA this week that Mitsubishi has sold over 33,000 copies of the PHEV around the world.