Mitsubishi L200 reissued

Rüsselsheim, February 11, 2015

For nine years, the current Mitsubishi L200 is now already in the market and has earned a strong update honest. At the Geneva Motor Show ( 5 to 15 February 2015) is the fifth generation of pick-ups. European dealers he comes in the summer of 2015. He will be first to have a four-seater with " Club Cab "-Fahrgastzelle and as a four-door five-seater with " Double Cab " cab. Is built of L200 in Thailand, where it is sold as "Triton". Since there is no execution of the European press, we show in our gallery Triton. But the differences from the L200 with us should be limited. As the pictures show, there has been no design revolution in the skin, but the look of the fourth generation has been revised and updated.

A diesel in two power levels

Very much more has urged done to the drives. The more advanced the L200 is a newly developed 2.4-liter diesel, which is available with 154 hp and 380 Newton meters and with 181 hp and 430 Nm of torque. The power is transmitted via six-speed transmission or five-speed automatic to a four-wheel drive. The automatic even has steering wheel controls ?? something should be rarely found in a pick-up. The modernized technology to keep fuel consumption and emissions low: In the weaker engine with CO2 emissions decreased compared with the 136-horsepower predecessor of 199 to 169 grams per kilometer.

More space and better options

For the interior, the manufacturer promises more space, also a better quality of craftsmanship, quality materials and optimized noise insulation. We also strengthened our equipment and options list, in which now include a dual-zone automatic climate control as well as place a rear-view camera, keyless system, adaptive cruise control and digital radio reception. The new version of the L200 can also be equipped with advanced safety features such as a lane departure warning, a trailer stabilization and hill start assist.

Price not yet known

How much of the new L200 costs and what equipment he brings with details from the factory, has not yet been announced. The current model is yet to have a club cab with 136 hp diesel from 27,290 euros . (HD)