The Mitsubishi eX Concept SUV made its debut at the 2015 Tokyo motor show, and it has regularly been displayed since then. Most recently, it was shown in November at the Los Angeles motor show. The model is part of Mitsubishi’s plan to take on Nissan and Land Rover, by launching a new SUV every year till 2020. The Mitsubishi eX Concept SUV is wholly electric, and its compact size means it will be just below the ASX in the company’s range of offerings.
Mitsubishi eX Concept SUV – Fresh and Unique Design:
The Ex Concept combines attributes of other models in the SUV range from the Japanese automaker, including the Lancer Evolution, ASX, and also Outlander PHEV. However, it is different to all the above, with an elegant, compact look. It has an Augmented Reality intelligent display on the windshield to give the driver all the information they need. This including safety, navigation, and also information from nearby road signs.
The car connects to Mitsubishi Connect system, allowing access to more information than formerly possible. On the outside, the model is a development of the company’s Dynamic Shield design, based on the 2016 Outlander PHEV. The design is fresh and unique, and any drawbacks, such as the less-than-attractive fog lights, may well be ironed out by the time of the launch.
Mitsubishi eX Concept SUV – Under the Hood:
The Mitsubishi eX SUV has a wholly electric drivetrain. It will make use of Mitsubishi’s award-winning EV technology, in which the automaker has been investing aggressively for around 20 years. Improvements to this technology mean the engine weight has been significantly reduced and the energy density increased. This means says the company, that the new SUV will have a range of over 250 miles. The engine will have 186 horsepower. It is expected to go from 0 to 60 in around 8 sec. The top speed will be limited to 125 mph.
Mitsubishi eX Concept SUV – Expectation:
As explained above, no firm release date has been set for the Mitsubishi eX SUV. Finally, the company has indicated that it could be available somewhere in 2018. The price is for now unknown.