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Mitsubishi to Reveal e-Evolution Concept at Tokyo Motor Show

October 5, 2017

Mitsubishi e-Evolution Concept
Mitsubishi e-Evolution Concept | Teaser 1

Mitsubishi Motors will celebrate the world debut of their e-Evolution concept at the 45th Tokyo Motor Show starting later this month (Open to public from 27 October).

The e-Evolution concept will be one of 12 Mitsubishi models on display at the motor show and will be joined by the new Eclipse Cross coupe SUV, The Outlander PHEV and other leading Mitsubishi models sold in Japan will also be part of the line-up.

The e-Evolution concept is an all-electric SUV-coupé featuring four-wheel drive and autonomous driving and provides a foretaste of the brand’s future styling, powertrains and AI-capabilities under Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance. (Mitsubishi was acquired in 2016 by Nissan which brought the brand into the Renault-Nissan Alliance.)

Mitsubishi e-Evolution Concept
Mitsubishi e-Evolution Concept | Teaser 2

According to Mitsubishi, the e-Evolution concept expands the car maker’s SUV knowhow as well as EV and all-wheel drive expertise and takes it to a new level with Artificial Intelligence (AI). These elements are combined seamlessly to deliver safe and enjoyable performance that mirrors driver intent under all weather conditions, and on all surfaces.

The vehicle utilizes a triple motor 4WD system which employs a single motor to drive the front wheels, and a new Dual Motor system that couples two rear motors through an electronically controlled torque-vectoring Active Yaw Control (AYC) unit.

Mitsubishi e-Evolution Concept
Mitsubishi e-Evolution Concept | Teaser 3

The brain Mitsubishi’s e-Evolution concept is an Artificial Intelligence (AI) system that augments the driver’s capabilities. An array of sensors allows the AI system to instantly read changes in road and traffic conditions, as well as the driver’s intent.

It also features a special coaching function which allows the AI to build a profile of the driver’s skill level and then constructs a training program that provides advice through voice dialogue and a large dashboard display.

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