At the New York Auto Show, Mitsubishi told us that they had the intention of launching their 2016 Outlander, which would be the first vehicle to adopt a production-ready version of the styling which we have seen on the manufacturer’s concepts for the past few years.
And here it is: the latest version of Mitsubishi’s midsize SUV was unveiled just a few hours ago.
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The Outlander does look like the brand’s previous concepts; with a new grille and large chromed bars on its fascia, the SUV looks dashing. Its new lines are modern, and the rear LED lights also add a touch of luxury.
There will be two different engines at launch: a 166-horsepower 2.4-litre four-cylinder and a 224-horsepower 3-litre V6.
There are a lot of upgrades compared to the outgoing Outlander. Mitsubishi’s engineers boast that more than 100 changes have been made; for example, the front suspension has been rethought, the insulation is better than ever and the steering is now electrically-assisted.