Just ahead of the festive season in India, automakers in the country are keen to introduce new and facelifted models, while Mitsubishi rolls out its Pajero Sport Limited Edition priced at INR 23.99 lakhs, ex-showroom.
Mitsubishiâ€™s Lancer and Montero have already been discontinued in India. Their only car which is now on sale in India is the Pajero SUV. At the 2014 Moscow International Auto Show, Mitsubishi unveiled 2015 model year facelift of Pajero SUV, which is also expected to be launched in India by next year.
2015 Mitsubishi Pajero facelift with modifications to its exterior and interior has been launched in Japan. Now in its eighth year, this fourth generation Pajero get a bolder and better stance, though engine specifications are carried forward to this model year.
In its last model year stance, the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution gets a series of upgrades, probably offered as its parting gift. 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution now gets heated mirrors, feature integrated turn signals and various other interior updates.
Next generation Mitsubishi Triton makes spy cam debut via a certain pickup truck enthusiast forum soon after the global unveil of new Nissan Navara pickup. The new Triton will be shown to the world in a couple of months.
It has been confirmed that automatic variant of Mitsubishi Pajero Sport will be introduced into India in August while deliveries are slated to commence in September. Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Automatic will be priced at a premium of INR 1 to 1.5 lakhs more than the current Pajero Sport which is priced at about INR 24 lakh Ex-Delhi.
Fuel efficiency and ways to achieve the same, seem to be the prime aim of leading automakers in Japan. Automakers Toyota, Honda, Mazda, Nissan, Subaru, Mitsubishi, Suzuki and Daihatsu announce an alliance to improve fuel economy from both gas and diesel powered engines.
After giving a report on India’s top 5 car manufacturers last week, we now present India’s bottom 5 car manufacturers. This list includes Nissan, Volkswagen, Fiat, Skoda and Hindustan Motors – Mitsubishi. Datsun too features in this list, but as it was just launched, we will not include Datsun in this list. The bottom 5 car makers in India have combined market share of less than 5 percent.