Destined for a Tokyo Motor Show debut next month, the PX-MiEV II is the carmaker's second take on its electrified SUV concept, revealed two years ago at the same show.
Mitsubishi has massaged the concept's styling into a more production-friendly look, creating a more conventional look for the front and rear ends while keeping much of the study's unique design features.
Among the more obvious changes is the taller roof, a squared-off and narrowed tailgate, larger side mirrors and the bulkier framing around the front grille.
The concept's plug-in hybrid system has also been updated, with the original PX-MiEV's 1.6 litre petrol engine switched out for a 70kW 2.0 litre mill.
The two electric motors, supplying additional power to the front and rear axles, produce a combined 120kW. Mitsubishi's new twin-motor four-wheel-drive system and Super All-Wheel Control is also featured.
Mitsubishi has yet to announce production plans for the PX-MiEV concepts, but it is expected to debut globally in petrol and diesel form as the new Outlander sometime in the next year.
Whether the new Outlander will be offered with a hybrid drivetrain remains to be seen.