The highly-anticipated Mitsubishi 2016 Pajero Sport will be unveiled to the world on August 1, 2015. A day before its official debut at the 2015 Bangkok Big Motor Sale, a Thai website has reported that new Mitsubishi Pajero Sport will be offered in three variants; namely, GLS, GT and GT with all-wheel drive. The GLS variant will be priced at 1.138 million Baht (INR 20.69 lakh)* and the GT variant will be priced at 1.25 million Baht (INR 22.72 lakh)*, and the top-end GT AWD variant will wear a price tag of 1.45 million Baht (INR 26.36 lakh)*. The website has also snapped a picture of the new SUV’s rear. The biggest change noticed here are the new vertically-oriented taillights, over the predecessor’s horizontally-oriented units.
*Note – Expected Thai prices mentioned
The front fascia of the 2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport wears the carmaker’s new ‘Dynamic Shield’ design, similar to one found on the new-gen Outlander. Other design touches include a set of sleek headlamps, aggressively styled, chrome-garnished front grille, muscular wheel arches, LED DRLs, plus blackened B- and C-pillars.
Underneath, the 2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is based on the new-generation Triton pickup truck. The Japanese carmaker will likely use the Triton’s 2.4-litre turbo-diesel, four-cylinder, MIVEC engine that develops 181 PS of power and 430 Nm of twist; the powerplant will be mated to a 6-speed manual and automatic transmission. Having said that, Mitsubishi may also offer an all-new 8-speed unit with the 2016 Pajero Sport, though that remains to be seen. Concerning the AWD variants, power from the motor will be sent to all four wheels via Mitsubishi’s Super Select all-wheel drive system.
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