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  • GT Prototype Spices Up Outlander Styling

    Posted on April 9th, 2009 ninarussin

    Mitsubishi show car takes cues from the Lancer Evolution

    Mitsubishi Outlander GT Prototype

    Mitsubishi Outlander GT Prototype

    This week, Mitsubishi unveils a GT prototype for the Outlander cross-utility vehicle, that combines edgy styling with a mild power enhancement. The car, on display at the New York International Auto Show, shares its “jet fighter” front grille with the Lancer Evolution.

    Custom ground effects, along with revised bumpers, front fenders and hood give the show car a youthful appearance.

    Power comes from the same three-liter V6 engine used in the Outlander XLS. Engineers revisd the air intake, cam timing and compression ratio, boosting engine output to 230 horsepower. Modified software automatically shifts the car into neutral while idling to improve its fuel economy.

    The production Outlander comes in three trim levels, ES, SE and XLS, with seating for five or seven passengers. The two uplevel grades are available with four-wheel drive.

    The Outlander is built on the same global platform as the Lancer and Lancer Evolution. All models feature a four-wheel independent suspension. Eighteen wheels are standard on SE and XLS grades.

    A flap-fold tailgate on all models eases cargo area access. The tailgate can also serve as a seat: it holds up to 440 pounds.

    Standard safety features include front, side and side curtain airbags and antilock brakes. A standard keyless entry system lets the driver unlock and start the car without removing the key fob from his pocket.

    Available comfort and convenience options include navigation, a rear-view camera, a Fosgate audio system, satellite radio and Bluetooth interface.


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