New-generation Mitsubishi Pajero Sport made global debut last year. Now, the car has made its debut at the ongoing 2016 Bangkok Motor Show. Sharing platform with the new-generation Triton pickup, 2016 Pajero Sport exterior design is inspired by the brand’s new global design language called “Dynamic Shield”.
Compared to the flat looking front of previous gen, new Mitsubishi Pajero Sport gets the front highlighted in a X-shape by chrome. The headlights are sleeker and feature projector bulb with LED DRL. On the center is a two slat chrome grille with a Mitsubishi logo. Side features boxy wheel arches, side step, new 18 inch alloys and an aerodynamic window line. Rear gets waterfall LED taillights with a chrome strip above the license plate.
On the inside, 2016 Pajero Sport features an all-black treatment with silver inserts on dashboard, steering wheel and door panels. Center console gets an 8 inch infotainment system with smartphone integration via Bluetooth. Other features includes 7 airbags, ABS, EBD, stability control, dual zone AC, electrically adjustable driver seat, surround view with 4 cameras, etc.
Only one engine option is on offer with the new Mitsubishi Pajero Sport. This is in the form of 2.4 liter diesel 4 cylinder motor which generates max power of 181 PS and peak torque of 430 Nm. Transmission is taken care by an 8 speed automatic gearbox which transfers power to all four wheels via Super Select 4WD system.
Variants and prices
2.4 GLS – 1,138,000 bahts (around INR 20.82 lakhs)
2.4 GT – 1,250,000 bahts (around INR 22.87 lakhs)
2.4 GT 4WD – 1,450,000 bahts (around INR 26.51 lakhs)
Stay tuned to Rushlane as we cover the 2016 Bangkok Motor Show LIVE