| 01/08/2015 | 0 Comments

Mitsubishi today held the world premiere of first full-redesign of the Pajero Sport mid-size SUV in seven years in Thailand, where it is produced.

Mitsubishi_Pajero_Sport_1In its appearance, the all-new Pajero Sport uses the new “Dynamic Shield” front face design concept. The high-quality stylish design uses both sporty and dynamic elements. The interior uses a high console proportion dashboard, as befits a larger SUV, while dynamically styled silver-finish ornamentation and sculpted seats add to its luxurious feel.

Mitsubishi_Pajero_Sport_3It is powered by the new 2.4L MIVEC turbo diesel engine, mated to a new 8-speed automatic transmission, first for a Mitsubishi model. This powertrain returns a 17-percent improvement in fuel economy over its predecessor. It also achieves CO2 emissions under 200 g/km which puts it into the lowest bracket of the new excise tax structure to be introduced in Thailand in January 2016.

Mitsubishi_Pajero_Sport_2For offroaders there is a further-evolved version of Mitsubishi’s own Super-Select 4WD-II four-wheel drive system. This is complemented by the new Off-road Mode giving even better all-terrain performance and stability and by Hill Descent Control.

The new Pajero Sport comes with a very comprehensive active and passive safety features. The RISE impact safety body design and a total of seven airbags provide occupants with outstanding passive safety. Active safety features include Forward Collision Mitigation system (FCM), the Blind Spot Warning system (BSW) and the Ultrasonic misacceleration Mitigation System (UMS). In addition it is fitted with many advanced features which go well beyond what normally found in this class such as an electric parking brake, a Multi-around Monitor and fully automatic climate control allowing different temperatures to be set for driver and front seat passenger.

Mitsubishi_Pajero_Sport_4Sales start in Thailand from this fall, and MMC plans to introduce the all-new Pajero Sport sequentially in Australia, the ASEAN nations, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Russia and to sell the new model in some 90 countries.

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