Reissue: Mitsubishi Pajero Sport

Tokyo, August 3, 2015

Mitsubishi Pajero Sport has reissued and the Great now imagines in Thailand. The Pajero Sport is based on the equally new L200 pick-up and comes with equally rigid ladder frame and rear axle. This points the way: The newcomer is ostensibly a robust all-purpose car and less a sporty lifestyle SUV. Not to be confused is the Pajero Sport, despite the similar name, incidentally, with the Pajero, which is available as three-and five-door hatchback to buy currently in Germany.

If so, the new Pajero look?

The third edition of the Pajero Sport comes in a pleasing modern outfit and stands out visually clearly from the platform dispenser L200 from. The front design had already anticipated the concept car GC PHEV: It was first seen at the Tokyo Motor Show 2013, the last stage was shown to Chicago Auto Show early 2015. It is assumed that the new Pajero, you want to appear in 2017, takes over this face.

Diesel and eight-speed automatic transmission

The distinctive SUV is powered by a newly developed 2.4-liter diesel engine. The machine is expected to make 181 hp as the L200. The Pajero Sport is the first Mitsubishi in which a newly developed eight-speed automatic transmission is used. The transmission should allow a lower compared to its predecessor by 17 percent consumption, the CO2 emissions per 100 km should be less than 200 grams. When security and at the wizard, the manufacturer has upgraded powerful: There are seven airbags, a collision warning system, an emergency braking system, a blind spot warning system and a 360-degree camera system.

Range gearing and Hill Descent Control

For good progress in the area of ​​the Pajero Sport as well as the L200 with the new Super Select 4WD - II wheel is fitted. Apart from the possibility of a pure rear-wheel drive, the system also offers a range gearbox. In addition, now also an electronic Hill Descent Control on board.

In 90 countries worldwide

The Pajero Sport will be sold starting in autumn 2015 in Thailand and then start in another 90 countries worldwide. As told us a Mitsubishi spokesman on demand, an official import into Europe is not currently planned. The predecessor of the new Pajero Sport was not available in Germany, the first generation was sold between 1998 and 2008 also with us . ( hd )