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2008 Mitsubishi Outlander


In September, at Frankfurt Motor Show, Mitsubishi will unveil the 2008 Outlander SUV.

For the 2008 model, Mitsubishi will add two new engines. The first one is a 2.2 Di-D, Diesel common rail with a maximum power of 156 hp at 4000 rpm and a peak torque of 280 lbs-ft at 2000 rpm. Set to be launched in the fourth quarter of 2007 this new engine is mated with 6-speed manual gearbox and an All Wheel Control system.

The next engine, set to be launched in the same time with the first one will be a 2.4 l MIVEC, Petrol engine with a maximum power of 170 hp at 6000 rpm and a peak torque of 171 lbs-ft at 4100 rpm. The engine is mated with a 5-speed manual gearbox or stepped Sport Mode 6-speed CVT with optional paddle shift controls and 2-wheel drive or All Wheel Control system(according to markets).

Mitsubishi Outlander

Also the current 2.0 Di-D Diesel pump-jet (140 PS @ 4,000 rpm and 310 Nm @ 1,750 rpm) “mid power” power plant will be available for the 2008 model.

Further improvements for 2008 include:

  • New milled finish 18” alloy wheels (standard on Instyle)
  • Rain sensor and rear parking sensors (standard on Intense+ and Instyle)
  • Soft touch paint finish on dashboard
  • Rear view camera now available in combination with Mitsubishi Multi Communication System (Full-map touch screen Hard Disk Drive (HDD) Navigation with music server)


3 comments:

I didn’t like the wiper blades.they should revise it to european style like the CRV and RAV 4..and standard size spare tire...

Will the diesel be available in Canada? Does anyone know?

Looks good. I like the direction that Mitsubishi is heading in. I just wish they would sort out a few of the other models like the Galant and the L200.

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