Full details of this model have yet to be released. For now, we know it will continue CMF-B platform and which will be manufactured at the Renault factory in Valladolid in Spain. For the Japanese brand, the ASX is an important model considering that almost 380,000 units have been sold since its launch in 2010.
Mitsubishi added that on the engine front, the new ASX will be able to count Full Hybrid and Plug-in engines. Since this model will be based on a platform already used by Renault for its cars, such as the Captur, it is likely that powertrain of E-Tech models. Therefore, the plug-in can have 117 kW (160 HP).
The teaser shared by Mitsubishi doesn’t reveal much but it does suggest that the car may have a muscular shape but not a box like the current generation. All that remains is to wait for more information on this model. Since the new ASX will be sold in Europe, it should also arrive in Italy. On the second new model for the Old Continent market, Mitsubishi has not yet expected any details. Frank KrolPresident and CEO of Mitsubishi Motors Europe, commented:
Mitsubishi Motors has a rich heritage in the SUV segment and was the first automaker to offer a hybrid SUV, the Outlander PHEV, and now the Eclipse Cross PHEV. Now, with the new ASX, we are ready to build a new chapter in the history of our brand. We look forward to offering our current and future customers this new, competitive model that will enhance our range of vehicles.