Mitsubishi’s plans of releasing a new compact crossover in the UK next year took a bold step to fruition after the company released a design sketch of what the vehicle may look like.

Based on the 2007 Concept-cX show car, the still-to-be-named crossover features a number of design elements and styling touches that have become synonymous with Mitsubishi, including an adapted version of the jet fighter front end that Mitsubishi has been known to use in a lot of its vehicles.

Rumors have also propped up saying that the crossover vehicle will come in a variety of engines, including a clean diesel and petrol capacity, as well as a plug-in hybrid version. The choice of more eco-friendly engines is the latest indication that Mitsubishi may very well be shedding its reputation as a gas-guzzling 4x4 brand and shifting its vehicles to become more environment-friendly, similar to what a lot of its competitors have been doing recently.

The new crossover is scheduled to make its European debut at the Geneva Motor Show next March, a month after the car goes on sale in its homeland of Japan. As it stands, the crossover is in line to drop in UK dealerships towards the latter stages of 2010.

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Source: Autocar UK

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  (507) posted on 07.15.2011

I wonder on what was this production vehicle? It seems to be a SUV version. BTW, I haven’t heard any future production by the Mitsubishi I wonder in what model are they working on.

  (447) posted on 07.15.2011

Agreed. Is this car already line up for future production? I want to know on what’s the update regarding this vehicle.

  (397) posted on 06.27.2011

hmm. I wonder if the crossover is similar to SUV? However, its a good news that they are offering different version for the engine! And I do hope that this vehicle offer a better fuel economy.

  (399) posted on 06.27.2011

For me, its look doesn’t have much differ from their other production vehicle. Well, let’s just see if this car wouldn’t be subjected to being a gas guzzler!

  (683) posted on 03.7.2011

it has a great design though. the grille looks like the treatment of Audi. I do hope that Mitsubishi will come up with original design. This has corporate face afterall.

  (291) posted on 05.17.2010

You shouldn’t missed the 2010 Mitsubishi Outlander GT with 710-watt Rockford Fosgate thumper stereo with a 10-inch subwoofer in the trunk.

  (428) posted on 01.28.2010

To bad for mitsubishi, they are still stocked with that Front Grille and Shark type Nose, hopefully MMC redesign their front end.

  (344) posted on 01.7.2010

New crossover for Mitsubishi? I don’t think they’ll release that soon coz’ this car . It looks like a Outlander series and "gluing" it up again on a new crossover design, it’s like your dealing a vintage car on the UK market.

  (780) posted on 01.3.2010

even their new concept model still has the nose of their old models, they still have the concept of shark nose grille.

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