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Paris Motor Show

Mitsubishi Revealing Plug-In Hybrid Outlander in Paris

The Outlander blends both types of hybrid to offer a 800km range

MitsubishiMitsubishiMitsubishiJapan, 1917 > present72 models
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plans to reveal a plug-in hybrid version of the OutlanderOutlander Gen.3Mitsubishi Outlander Gen.3Japan, 2013 > present27 versions
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at the Paris Motor Show at the end of September. It will also be a showcase for the new Outlander body style. 

The new Outlander Plug-in Hybrid EV blends a conventional parallel hybrid where the electric motor helps the internal combustion engine like in a PriusPrius Gen.3Toyota Prius Gen.3Japan, 2010 > present54 versions
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, a series hybrid like the Chevy VoltVolt Gen.1Chevrolet Volt Gen.1United States of America, 2007 > present8 versions
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where the internal combustion engine charges the electric motor; and a pure electric car. Mitsubishi claims that the car has a 800km range and produces 50g/km of CO2. 

Mitsubishi has not explained what advantages this system has over a conventional hybrid system that is either parallel or series. 

It is the first vehicle on the market that can do this. It will also be the first plug-in hybrid put on sale by Mitsubishi, and it will have all-wheel drive.

The Outlander plug-in hybrid shown in Paris will also show the next generation body style. 

The normal internal combustion Outlander will go on sale in Europe this fall, and the plug-in hybrid version will go on sale in the first quarter of 2013. 

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