Following its global debut in Thailand earlier this month, the new Mitsubishi Triton has arrived at the ongoing Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show (KLIMS 2018) as part of an official preview. Mitsubishi will officially launch the Triton in Malaysia towards Q1 2019.
The new Triton sports a bolder look that proudly showcases the brand’s Dynamic Shield family face. Highlights include a bonnet that has been raised by some 100 mm for better presence, slim bi-LED headlamps with LED daytime running lights, LED taillights and newly designed alloy wheels.
As for the interior, the Triton receives a redesigned centre console with new switchgear and air-conditioning vents. For a more upmarket look, soft-touch materials are used on the armrests, centre console sides, door inserts and parking brake lever.
For Malaysian market, the Triton will get a 4N15 2.4 liter MIVEC turbodiesel engine, as well as the new six-speed automatic transmission that replaces the five-speed INVECS II unit. Features include the new Super Select 4WD II from the latest Pajero Sport with Off-road Mode (Gravel, Mud/Snow, Sand and Rock), plus a suite of advanced safety systems including Forward Collision Mitigation, Ultrasonic Misacceleration Mitigation System, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Blind Spot Warning with Lane Change Assist and Auto High Beam.
According to Mitsubishi, the new Triton is a global strategic model which, following its Thai launch, will be launched in the in other ASEAN markets as well as Oceania, the Middle East, Europe, Africa and Latin America. Eventually it will be sold in some 150 countries around the globe.
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