At the Tokyo Motor Show, Mitsubishi Moto was presented 2018 Mitsubishi Pajero Hybrid with its Grand Sports GC-PHEV technology. If you are a lover of off-road adventure, this car suits you well, since 2018 Pajero has been redesigned for more safety, advanced features and an exclusive overhaul.
2018 Mitsubishi Pajero Hybrid Design
This full-size SUV will be completely redesigned for the 2018 model year. In addition to the reintroduction of Pajero, Mitsubishi has also announced significant changes in the rest of its range. When this new model arrives, a completely renewed Outlander would already have been launched with a redesigned ASX model.
Mitsubishi’s design philosophy for its next models has been previewed recently by concept models unveiled at recent Motors Spectacles. Future business models will show significant improvements in off-road capability, safety system, fuel economy and overall driving experience. All these updates will be available in future models and this also applies to 2018 Mitsubishi Pajero.
The new generation of this SUV will be based on three different concept models, namely AR Concept, XR-PHEV and GC-PHEV. Among these, the GC-PHEV concept will be the most influential for the upcoming Pajero model. It is not surprising in fact, given that the acronym of “GC” means “Grand Cruiser”
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When it was unveiled, the concept of GC-PHEV had a plug-in hybrid drive under its hood. This has highlighted that the company intends to design an environmentally friendly and fuel efficient large format SUV. Since 2018, Mitsubishi Pajero will be based on this concept GC-PHEV, it will have very little in common with the previous model. Like the concept model, it will have the Super All Wheel Control (S-AWC) system as well as modern safety features.
2018 Mitsubishi Pajero Hybrid Engine
The hybrid drive, introduced in the GC-PHEV model, makes the 3.0-liter V6 engine a boosted electric motor. The motors are coupled to 8-speed AT. The company announced in 2018 Pajero SUV with a significantly modified hybrid drive. The new Pajero will run a four-cylinder engine, an electric motor and a high-capacity lithium-ion battery. The Super Over Wheel Control system (S-AWC) and the new safety systems will be installed as standard equipment of the new Pajero model.
If people want to find out more, wait for the launch of 2018 Mitsubishi Pajero, somewhere in the end of 2017