Tokyo 2013: Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV

Concept Cars 4 Nov 2013
Tokyo 2013: Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV

The Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV is a design study of a is a next-generation compact SUV with a dynamic exterior, a futuristic interior and a focus on driving pleasure.


Like the Concept GC-PHEV, the  Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV (X(cross)over Runner) is a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle that explores new possibilities for the SUV/MPV market.

Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV - Design Sketch

The design uses a dynamic surface treatment with sharp lines and muscular wheelarches. The exterior is characterized by a wedge shaped profile, underlined by the sloped character line that runs along the flanks and flows into the tail lamps.

Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV - Design Sketch

Among the distinctive details are the roof design – with integrated solar panels and rear spoiler – and the see-through A-pillars – a feature first seen on the Volvo SCC back in 2001.

Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV

The sporty look is underlined by the strong graphic contrast provided by the red/black color scheme with chromed accents – a theme also adopted for the futuric interior.

Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV - Interior Rendering Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV - Interior Rendering

The XR uses a front engine, front-wheel drive layout and features a downsized 1.1-liter direct-injection turbocharged MIVEC engine, coupled with a lightweight, compact and high-efficiency motor and a high-capacity battery.

Mitsubishi Concept AR, Concept GC-PHEV and Concept XR-PHEV

The show car will be unveiled by Mistubishi at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show along with the Concept GC-PHEV and the Concept AR.

(Source: Mitsubishi)

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