Mitsubishi’s vision of its electrified future, the Engelberg Tourer, has been revealed in Geneva.
Named after a Swiss ski resort, the SUV concept is described as “an elegant and functional all-rounder crossover SUV”. The concept’s styling builds on the brand’s design themes introduced in the latest ASX, while lifestyle touches include an electrically opening and closing roof box with built-in projector lamps.
What’s more important with this concept is what’s going on under the skin, as the Engelberg Tourer’s main purpose is to preview a new four-wheel-drive plug-in hybrid powertrain moving things on from the current Outlander PHEV system.
A 2.4-litre four-cylinder non-turbo petrol engine is mated to a 20kWh battery pack underneath the floor. The system powers two electric motors front and rear, making four-wheel drive and offering a claimed EV range of 44 miles on the newly established WLTP cycle. With a fully charged battery and full fuel tank, the range is said to be more than 435 miles.