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Chicago 2015: North American debut of Mitsubishi GC-PHEV

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The 2015 Chicago Auto Show marked the North American debut of a full-size plug-in hybrid SUV called the Mitsubishi GC-PHEV (GC as in Grand Cruiser).

This futuristic four-seater is equipped with a 335-horsepower 3.0L V6 engine mated to an electric motor, an 8-speed automatic transmission, and Mitsubishi's Super All Wheel Control system.

Outside, carefully placed angular creases in the sheetmetal combine with the overall imposing dimensions and muscular silhouette of the Mitsubishi GC-PHEV concept to express a sense of performance, capability, and safety. Narrow headlights, ultra-high daytime running lamps, a large tailgate that provides exceptional rearward visibility, and modern-looking wheels complete the package.

When you step inside the Mitsubishi GC-PHEV concept, you'll find four ergonomic seats and a touchscreen Tactical Table located in the centre of the cabin making connected car technology an interactive experience available to everyone inside the vehicle. Meanwhile, the augmented reality windshield projects data such as:

  • Satellite navigation-based drive route guidance
  • Distance to vehicle ahead
  • Lane Departure Warning alerts
  • Vehicles/pedestrians in blind spots
  • Caution Tracking information that includes vehicle-to-vehicle communications