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Mitsubishi Concept-RA

Mitsubishi Concept-RA
Overview
Manufacturer Mitsubishi Motors
Production 2008
Body and chassis
Class Concept car
Body style Coupé
Layout Front engine, four-wheel drive
Powertrain
Engine 4N14 2.2 litre I4 diesel
Transmission SST twin-clutch transmission
Dimensions
Wheelbase 2,635 mm (103.7 in)
Length 4,445 mm (175.0 in)
Width 1,895 mm (74.6 in)
Height 1,315 mm (51.8 in)

The Mitsubishi Concept-RA is a concept car manufactured by Mitsubishi Motors, and first revealed on at the North American International Auto Show in January 2008.[1] Although there has been no official confirmation, the automotive press has speculated that this prototype presages the next generation of the Mitsubishi Eclipse.[2][3][4]

The car has an aluminium space frame chassis, and features a 4N14 2.2 litre clean diesel producing 150 kW (200 PS) and 420 N·m (310 lb·ft), powering all four wheels through the company's S-AWC drivetrain and SST twin-clutch transmission. Following the lead of other recent Mitsubishi prototypes, "green plastic" recyclable resin is used extensively in the body panels and interior for environmental reasons.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b "Mitsubishi Motors Lineup at 2008 North American International Auto Show", MItsubishi Motors press release, January 14, 2008
  2. ^ "Mitsubishi Concept-RA: Next Eclipse?", Wes Raynal, Autoweek, January 13, 2008
  3. ^ "Mitsubishi Concept RA Will Become Eco-Friendly, Evo-Inspired Eclipse: Detroit Auto Show Preview", Basem Wasef, Popular Mechanics, January 13, 2008
  4. ^ "Mitsubishi Eclipse coming to Europe?", What Car?, November 29, 2007


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