Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Photo & Video
On August 1st, 2015, a new generation of framed SUV Mitsubishi Pajero Sport 3 has made its debut in Bangkok. The novelty has finally replaced its outdated predecessor in the Mitsubishi SUV model range. The official world premiere of Mitsubishi Pajero Sport 3 will take place at Tokyo Motor Show in 2015.
Mitsubishi Pajero Sport 3 is built on the platform of 5th generation L200 pickup, though the exterior of the car is significantly different from the original model. Among the differences one can notice a different steering wheel, paraphrased bottom of the center console and renewed finishing materials.
Compared to the predecessor Mitsubishi Pajero Sport 3 is now 90 mm longer (4785 mm) 5 mm higher (1805 mm), but the width remains the same – 1815 mm.
The initial modification of Pajero Sport 3 in the new body is equipped with a turbocharged MIVEC diesel engine with volume of 2,4 liters. Engine return is 181 hp at 430 Nm of torque. The new SUV is equipped with 8-speed automatic transmission.
According to the company’s press release, the new diesel engine is now 17% more economical than the previous engine. Moreover, the new SUV has become environmentally friendly – the amount of emissions corresponds to the norm of “Euro 5”. By the end of this year the Japanese Manufacturer has promised to supplement the line of powertrain with a new petrol engine – a V-shaped three-liter “six”, characteristics of which are kept secret.
The new Pajero Sport is equipped with an upgraded 3-wheel “Super Select 4WD” actuator with an automatic stability control function on the descent, which has also acquired an “off-road” mode. Fording depth rate has increased to 700 millimeters.
Pajero Sport 3 can be additionally equipped with seven airbags, front collision prevention systems and a “dead” zones detector, preventing collisions in the parking lot. A number of new additional options is also available to the novelty: electric parking brake; sky cameras; 2-zone climate control; heated steering wheel and heated second-row seats.
Mitsubishi Pajero Sport 3 will be available for sale in early 2016. Official prices for the model will be released later in 2015.