Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM), the official distributor of Mitsubishi Motors vehicles in Malaysia, has officially launched the enhanced Pajero Sport VGT and GL today. In its effort to further strengthen its SUV line up, the Pajero Sport VGT and GL now comes with premium and stylish features.
The exterior of the Pajero Sport VGT and GL spots a new front bumper and grille as well as a 17” alloy wheels (16” alloy wheels for Pajero Sport GL). The new variants also come with white turn signal rear tail lamp, colour-keyed side mirror with signal indicator and a stylish roof rail as standard features.
From the interior, the Pajero Sport VGT and GL now comes with stylish designed leather seats and RV meter which displays travel data such as range, average speed, and fuel consumption. As for standard features, the Pajero Sport VGT and GL come with auto rain and light sensors and electronic shift and key lock system.
Available in 4 colours, Black Mica, Cool Silver Metallic, White Pearl and Quartz Brown Metallic, the fully imported Pajero Sport VGT is priced at RM172,211.60 while the Pajero Sport GL is priced at RM151,277.60 on-the-road without insurance. Owners get to enjoy a 5-year/unlimited mileage km warranty as well as Mitsubishi’s 2-Years free maintenance package (Prices are quoted based on Peninsular Malaysia, Individual Private).
“The Pajero Sport has been a success in Malaysia since its introduction in 2009. Last year we sold close to 1,300 and to date, it has found more than 5,000 proud owners in Malaysia. The Pajero Sport has also reached a cumulative sales volume of 200,000 worldwide. As for the Pajero Sport VGT and GL, we aim to achieve a sales target of 2,000 units per year. The riding comfort of the seven-seat cabin is one of its biggest strengths, being both versatile and spacious,” said Tetsuya Oda, Chief Executive Officer of Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia.
He added, “With an impressive set of new features, Pajero Sport VGT is one of the best in its class and just the right size for a growing family while delivering reliability, quality performance and safety at the same time.”
The Pajero Sport VGT comes with a reliable 2.5-litre powertrain diesel engine which produces a maximum output of 178 PS at 4,000 rpm, while maximum torque at 350 Nm. The Variable Geometry Turbo (VGT) delivers uncompromising power while maintaining fuel efficiency by achieving an optimal turbo aspect ratio at any given speed.
The Pajero Sport VGT also comes equipped with Mitsubishi Motors’ Super Select 4WD system that enables it to traverse the toughest terrain. This innovative system gives drivers a choice of driving modes (2H, 4H, 4HLc, 4LLc) for various conditions, be it maximizing fuel economy on tarmac, or for maximum traction on challenging surfaces.
Separately, the Pajero Sport GL comes equipped with a 2.5 powertrain diesel engine which produces a maximum output of 136 PS at 3,500 rpm, while maximum torque at 314 Nm.
Both of the new Pajero Sports come with tight minimum turning radius of just 5.6 meters, giving the drivers the ability to manoeuvre through tight spaces. In addition, Pajero Sport VGT comes with INVECS-11 5 speed A/T with sports mode which uses two shift control programs to compliments the way one drives.
Other standard safety features includes dual airbags, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distributor (EBD), and safety brake pedal to name a few. In addition, Pajero Sport VGT exclusively added with Hybrid LSD.
Photo Gallery: 2014 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport VGT & GL Enhanced