The car, expected to be dubbed Outlander Sport when it will go on sale in overseas markets, is powered by a 1.8-liter MIVEC petrol engine mated to a INVECS*2–III sport mode 6-speed CVT.transmission . Mitsubishi, however, did not release any performance details of the new compact crossover.
The powerplant specifically optimized to return the perfect combination of reduced fuel consumption, minimum emissions and large power output. A lightweight body will contribute to all these aspects. According to the carmaker, all models will therefore qualify for the Japanese eco-car tax reduction.
“The RVR also incorporates super-wide HID headlights which provide a wide, ultra-bright beam for safe night driving, a panoramic glass roof (with LED illumination) for a sense of spaciousness during the day and a romantic ambiance at night, and push-button ignition. The vehicle has a refined and sporty interior with a black color scheme, silver highlights, and smooth, soft padding,” a company statement reads.
The RVR is equipped with an advanced in-car entertainment including a terrestrial digital TV tuner HDD navigation system and a “link system” with USB, Bluetooth and other connections for music players and other external devices.