Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Takes Paris Stage

That plug-in hybrid Outlander that Mitsubishi introduced earlier this month is now getting gawked at in Paris at the annual motor show there. Mitsubishi is promising to have the vehicle in Japan “early in 2013” with the European and U.S. markets to follow at unspecified dates. Here are some views — outside, inside and even schematically — of what the company says will be the world’s first plug-in hybrid SUV to make it into showrooms. Just click on the Outlander immediately below to start your tour.

 

Pete Danko is a writer and editor based in Portland, Oregon. His work has appeared in Breaking Energy, National Geographic's Energy Blog, The New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle and elsewhere.