Mitsubishi GT-PHEV Concept Previews Next-Generation SUV

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Mitsubishi debuted a new plug-in hybrid SUV concept at the 2016 Paris Motor Show.

Called the Mitsubishi GT-PHEV Concept, the automaker says it’s a preview for a high-end, next-generation SUV and features the company’s latest design language along with its advanced and proprietary electric and all-wheel control technologies. Sporting a similar design to the Range Rover Evoque, the Mitsubishi GT-PHEV Concept has a coupe-like style, projecting the image of a grand tourer.

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The focus of the concept is Mitsubishi’s triple-motor PHEV system that features a next-generation high-capacity drive battery package and an engine designed specifically for the PHEV system. The concept has an all-electric driving range of 75 miles (120 km) and a combined hybrid range of over 746 miles [1,200 km]. The triple-motor powertrain consists of one motor up front and two at the rear to deliver full-time, four-wheel-drive performance.

2016 Paris Motor Show Preview

Joining the Mitsubishi GT-PHEV Concept at the 2016 Paris Motor Show will be the eX Concept, Outlander PHEV, Outlander, ASX, Shogun, L200, i-MiEV and Mirage.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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