The Mitsubishi i-MiEV SPORT AIR explores the future possibilities for zero-emission vehicles, placing a greater focus on exhilarating driving pleasure. The concept model exemplifies the balance between environment and dynamic performance implied in the tagline Drive@earth, and highlights the benefits of Mitsubishi electric vehicle drivetrain - powerful, instant torque, superb handling with lower center of gravity, zero on-road CO2 emissions.
Together, these features along with the car's "clear cutaway" top allows the driver to enjoy the exhilaration of fresh-air motoring while also highlighting its eco-friendly qualities.
PX-MiEV, powered by Mitsubishi Motors' new plug-in hybrid system, this eco-friendly crossover concept pushes the envelope for electric-powered vehicles with extended range. The front and rear wheels are powered by two permanent magnet synchronous motors and a 1.6L DOHC MIVEC petrol engine gives additional generation for longer distances or supplemental power of higher speeds.
With these, a pleasing, safe and comfortable ride is acieved while conserving energy. In addition, to maximize effective use of the drive battery, the vehicle also doubles up as an emergency power source in the event of natural disaster.