Mitsubishi RVR 2011: This will be the name in Canada
In Japan it is called RVR, Europe will be the Mitsubishi ASX and America it was to bear the name Outlander Sport. But fortunately, the direction of Mitsubishi decided otherwise and their new compact SUV will be named RVR in North America.
Here is an excerpt of the press release from Mitsubishi
Mitsubishi confirmed that its all-new crossover utility vehicle will be called RVR when it arrives in Canada this fall
Mitsubishi says this vehicle design elegant, ecological and ideal dimensions.
Mitsubishi Canada, inc. has confirmed today that it will expand its range of vehicles by adding the model RVR; a new utility vehicle (CUV) has the cutting edge of technology, whose avant-garde design is pleasant and ecologically.
The Mitsubishi RVR is a vehicle with striking design, with a rigid body and mild, and many luxury features. Thanks to its ideal dimensions, this crossover is also energy efficient and functional.
"The RVR will a Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada, Inc.. (MMSC) to integrate a new vehicle segment and meet the demand of many customers, "said Koji Soga. "In addition, the Mitsubishi RVR offer its owners a design and world-class performance, while achieving energy-efficient uneven performance. "
Benefiting from an outstanding aerodynamics and the integral control option, the new vehicle will be a welcome addition to the market of crossover utility vehicle (CUV) low end.
Measuring just over a foot less than the Mitsubishi Outlander, the RVR looks like his big brother by his steady pace and the number of features, while adding an incredible fuel economy.
The RVR adopts an energy-efficient four-cylinder engine, mated to a 5 speed manual gearbox as standard or optional, has a Sportronic CVT box has 6 speeds controlled by paddle shifters magnesium alloy. Add to this a compact and lightweight body, and it is easy to see that the Mitsubishi RVR was designed from the outset to provide ecological performance. Thanks to the system of regenerative braking energy and the recycling of environment-friendly technologies, such as an electric steering reducing drag and aerodynamics tested in the wind tunnel, the Mitsubishi RVR consumes very little fuel.
Equipped with many luxury features, entertainment technology at the cutting edge and Advanced Safety, RVR offers an excellent quality / price ratio. Among these characteristics, we find, among others, automatic stability control (CAS), the hill start assistance and anti-lock brakes (ABS).
Already on sale in Japan and Europe, the Mitsubishi RVR will arrive in Canadian showrooms Mitsubishi concessions by mid-October 2010.
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