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Mitsubishi announces its Compact Crossover


Mitsubishi has confirmed it will begin production of it Concept-cX, which first appeared at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2007

The Compact Crossover is set to make it to the Japanese market by February 2010)and be rolled out in other markets around the world soon after that.

The model will be manufactured under Mitsubishi's Project Global - a mid-sized global platform.

The Japanese automaker claims the Compact Crossover that the new model signals a shift for the brand towards more passenger and crossover models and away from SUVs.

The Compact Crossover will be slotted below the Outlander model in the Mitsubishi product range. It will feature all-wheel drive capability and a new 1.8-litre diesel engine with 134bhp and 280Nm of torque.

Mitsubishi will first present the Compact Crossover in Europe at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show.

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