Mitsubishi has announced plans to introduce the eK Space and eK Space Custom at the Tokyo Motor Show next month.

Mitsubishi has announced plans to introduce the eK Space and eK Space Custom at the Tokyo Motor Show next month.

Described as a "super height wagon," the eK Space is the company's second kei car to be jointly-developed with Nissan.

The company declined to release specifications but said the model builds on the success of the eK Wagon by providing "an increase in cabin volume with an interior height that rivals the leaders in its class." As a result, the model has a box-like appearance that favors function over form. However, the car comes nicely equipped with tinted rear windows and an electric sliding rear door.

The four-seat cabin is relatively sparse but features metallic accents, a rear air "circulator" and a "touch panel" climate control system. Higher-end variants can also be equipped with a touchscreen infotainment system that has GPS navigation.

There's no word on what powers the model but we wouldn't be surprised if it uses the same three-cylinder engines as the eK Wagon and eK Custom. If this is correct, we can expect the model will have outputs of 49 HP (36 kW) and 64 HP (47 kW).

The eK Space and eK Space Custom will go on sale in Japan early next year and pricing will be announced closer to launch.

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