Mitsubishi unveils new Global Small Concept before debuts Geneva salon
21 January 2011
January the 18, Mitsubishi released the first actual life picture of its Concept Global Small auto.
The design study previews an approaching subcompact car that is planned for production in March of 2012 at the Japanese firm’s new third factory in Thailand, which will have a primary capacity for around 150,000 units per year.
Mitsubishi has not yet confirmed the markets for launch or detailed specifications on the production version of the new entry-level model. However, the company made a note of that the Global Small concept will feature a fuel efficient 1.0-liter/1.2-liter engine equipped with a regenerative braking system and start-stop technology, as well as a new-generation CVT and low rolling resistance tires.
More facts on Mitsubishi’s new sub-compact model will be after its debut at the Geneva motor show, which opens in the beginning of March.