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THESE are three world premiere concepts that Mitsubishi will unveil at the Tokyo Motor Show.
It has released more details in advance.
The AR (left), is a compact people carrier with SUV traits. It has a lightweight 'mild' hybrid system which used a 1.1-litre turbocharged petrol.
The Concept GC-PHEV (centre) is an indication of how the next Pajero might look. It's a full-size SUV with full-time 4WD. The concept has a plug-in hybrid EV (PHEV) system which combines a 3-litre V6 supercharged petrol and an 8spd automatic transmission.
The XR-PHEV (right) is a new-generation compact SUV. It is also a plug-in hybrid, with a 1.1-litre turbocharged petrol and a lightweight and compact electric motor. It is front-wheel-drive only and is seen as a potential replacement for the current AS-X.