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29 Mar 2012
New Mitsubishi Triton LITE Turbo Open for Booking...

A Balance of Torque and Efficiency

Kuala Lumpur, 27 March 2012 – Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM), the importer and distributor of Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) in Malaysia, officially announced the commencement of bookings of its soon to be launched new Triton LITE Turbo (2.5-litre 4×2 Manual).

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Priced at RM 65,997.10 on-the-road inclusive of insurance, the fully imported Triton LITE Turbo bookings will open from today.

An enhanced engine with turbocharger, the Triton LITE Turbo is set to answer the needs of performance, functionality and comfort.

For added performance, the engine of the Triton LITE Turbo now comes with a Turbocharger and is based on the powertrain 2.5-liter SOHC IDI Turbocharged diesel engine which produces a power of 89 PS at 4,000 rpm, with a maximum torque of 196 Nm at 2,000 rpm.

Triton LITE Turbo

The Triton LITE Turbo now comes with a stylish designed ‘sedan’ look, a fresher 15” alloy wheels, chrome finishing on the grip and mirrors, and LITE Turbo stickers to match its versatile design with comfort, for a multi-purpose usage.

While boasting its stylish exterior and sporty cabin, the Triton LITE Turbo comes with a new and trendy dual-tone colour on the inside. The dashboard also houses a new 1 Din Audio with AUX-in functionality.

The Triton LITE Turbo now comes in two colours – Cool Silver Metallic and White Solid. Owners get to enjoy a 3-year/100,000 km warranty as well as Mitsubishi’s 2-Years free maintenance package (*Terms & Conditions apply)

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For comfort and convenience, the Triton LITE Turbo comes with a remarkably tight 5.7m turning radius that gives drivers the ability to maneuver through tight spaces with ease.

That’s not all; the Triton LITE Turbo also comes with a low cargo height of 715 mm for easy loading. With its spacious interior including legroom and headroom space, users need not worry because whether hard at work or getting away for a weekend escapade, users will have the space to pack everything they need.

The Triton LITE Turbo comprehensive standard equipment list includes keyless entry, power windows, speed-sensitive front wiper, central door locking system and headlamp auto off-function.

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For safety purposes, the Triton LITE Turbo comes with Load Sensing Proportioning Valve (LSPV) which accurately distributes braking force. Passive safety features also includes Anti-Intrusion brake pedal, collapsible steering as well as Mitsubishi Motors’ rigid RISE body structure.

The Triton full range consists of the newly launched Triton VGT 2.5-litre 4×4 Automatic, 2.5-litre 4×4 Automatic and Manual, 2.5-litre 4×4 Standard Manual and Triton Lite 2.5-litre 4×2 Manual.

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26 Mar 2012
Mitsubishi Triton VGT Hardcore Road Tour 2012...

Featuring the Most Powerful in its class, Triton VGT and other Mitsubishi models

Come and experience the power and stability of the all-new Triton VGT at Sibu Town Square Phase 2

Come and experience the power and stability of the all-new Triton VGT at Sibu Town Square Phase 2.

East Malaysia, 22 March 2012 – Keep a look out as Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM), the importer and distributor of Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) in Malaysia, will be bringing Malaysia’s most awarded pick-up truck and also the most powerful pick-up truck in its class, the Mitsubishi Triton VGT closer to your home in East Malaysia from March – April 2012.

This special road tour will see the Triton and Pajero Sport VGT through a special obstacle course including high-speed demonstration drives, side traverse as well as a giant ramp challenge. During these obstacles, visitors will discover the capabilities, performance, handling, drive comfort, durability and reliabilities of Mitsubishi 4×4 vehicles.

The Mitsubishi Road Tour locations are as follows:

City Venue Date Time
Sandakan Giant Supermarket, Car park 23 – 25 March 10am – 8pm
Sibu Town Square, Phase 2 Car park 23 – 25 March 9pm – 7pm
Tawau Giant Hypermarket, Car park 30 March – 1 April 10am – 8pm
Bintulu Old Airport, Runway 30 March – 1 April 9pm – 7pm
Miri Boulevard Shopping Mall, Outdoor Carpark 6 – 8 April 9pm – 7pm
Kota Kinabalu Asia City Mall, Outdoor Carpark 13 – 15 April 9pm – 7pm

* There will be no obstacle course display for Sandakan & Tawau Road Tour

Available in three colors, White Solid, Black Mica and Cool Silver Metallic, the fully imported Triton VGT is priced at RM105, 812.10 in Sarawak and RM105, 721.50 in Sabah on the road inclusive of insurance.

Go hardcore with the all-new Triton VGT

Go hardcore with the all-new Triton VGT

Launched in early March this year, the Triton VGT now comes with a new powerful and economical engine with Variable Geometry Turbo (VGT). The new 2.5-litre powertrain diesel engine provides optimal turbo aspect ratio at any given speed, harnessing the power of the exhaust gas, and ensuring a constant delivery of additional fresh air to the engine for optimum performance.

As a result of the VGT and new engine management, maximum power is significantly boosted to 178 PS at 4,000 rpm, while maximum torque rises to 350 Nm.

The Easy Select 4WD system allows for swift gear shift to maneuver the toughest terrains

The Easy Select 4WD system allows for swift gear shift to maneuver the toughest terrains.

Not only are the figures higher than before, all 350 Nm of pulling power is now available earlier in the rev range (at 1,800 rpm) and for a significantly longer period, all the way up to 3,500 rpm. This translates to stronger acceleration and improved drivability while maintaining great full efficiency.

Joining the hall of fame is the all-new Pajero Sport VGT. The Pajero Sport VGT is identical to the 2.5-litre powertrain diesel engine Triton VGT.

VGT delivers uncompromising power to a maximum of 178 PS

VGT delivers uncompromising power to a maximum of 178 PS.

Launched in September last year, the Pajero Sport VGT is a new variant of the award winning seven-seat SUV that was first introduced in Malaysia in 2009. Also fitted with the VGT, the performance of the Pajero Sport now significantly boost power and torque levels to 178 PS and 350 Nm, respectively.

The Pajero Sport VGT is available in 4 colours, Black Mica, Cool Silver, White Pearl and Quartz Brown Metallic the fully imported Pajero Sport VGT is priced at RM 176,559.30 in Sarawak and RM 176,468.70 in Sabah on the road inclusive of insurance.

Both the vehicles have won praises from the media and customers for being a durable, spacious and family vehicle. The Pajero Sport VGT also won first prize in the Premium SUV category in the Asian Auto / Am Bank Fuel Efficiency Awards 2012 in January.

That’s not all, besides test-driving the Triton and Pajero Sport VGT, locals who participate in the Mitsubishi Triton VGT Hardcore Road Tour 2012 games and activities will also walk home with a Mitsubishi merchandize *while stock last.

Come experience some fun and games with your friends and family!

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26 Mar 2012
Most Powerful in its Class- Mitsubishi Triton VGT ...

Triton VGT

Kuala Lumpur, 22 March 2012 – Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM), the importer and distributor of Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) in Malaysia, will be holding an exciting showcase of the recently launched Mitsubishi Triton VGT from March 21 – 25, 2012 (Wednesday-Sunday) from 10am – 10pm at the Centre Court, Mid Valley Megamall. Admission is FREE.

With a new powerful and economical engine with Variable Geometry Turbo (VGT), come with your loved ones and familiarize yourself with Malaysia’s most awarded and most powerful pick-up truck in its class.

The new 2.5-litre powertrain diesel engine of the Triton VGT provides optimal turbo aspect ratio at any given speed, harnessing the power of the exhaust gas, and ensuring a constant delivery of additional fresh air to the engine for optimum performance.

5-Speed Automatic Transmission with Sports Mode

As a result of the VGT and new engine management, maximum power is significantly boosted to 178 PS at 4,000 rpm, while maximum torque rises to 350 Nm.

Not only are the figures higher than before, all 350 Nm of pulling power is now available earlier in the rev range (at 1,800 rpm) and for a significantly longer period, all the way up to 3,500 rpm. This translates to stronger acceleration and improved drivability while maintaining great full efficiency

Available in three colors, White Solid, Black Mica and Cool Silver Metallic, the fully imported Triton VGT is priced at RM105, 997.10 (Peninsular Malaysia*) on the road inclusive of insurance. Buyers will enjoy a 3-Year warranty and 2-Year free maintenance package for hassle free ownership experience.
*Sarawak: RM105, 812.10/ Sabah: RM105, 721.50

Visitors to the Mitsubishi showcase can also expect to view the Mitsubishi ASX compact crossover and Lancer GT sedan alongside the Triton VGT. With a fun filled day pack with exciting games and activities for the whole family, visitors will also stand a chance to win exciting prizes such as Samsung Galaxy Note, Issey Miyake fragrances, Rayban sunglasses, Polar Band watches and more.

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6 Mar 2012
New Mitsubishi Triton VGT introduced – Most...

Triton VGT

Kuching, 2 March 2012 – Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM), the importer and distributor of Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) in Malaysia, officially launched the new Mitsubishi Triton VGT today. With a new powerful and economical engine with Variable Geometry Turbo (VGT), Malaysia’s most awarded pick-up truck is also now the most powerful pick-up truck in its class.

Identical to the unit of the recently upgraded Pajero Sport VGT SUV, the new 2.5-litre powertrain diesel engine provides optimal turbo aspect ratio at any given speed, harnessing the power of the exhaust gas, and ensuring a constant delivery of additional fresh air to the engine for optimum performance.

As a result of the VGT and new engine management, maximum power is significantly boosted to 178 PS at 4,000 rpm, while maximum torque rises to 350 Nm.

Not only are the figures higher than before, all 350 Nm of pulling power is now available earlier in the rev range (at 1,800 rpm) and for a significantly longer period, all the way up to 3,500 rpm. This translates to stronger acceleration and improved drivability while maintaining great full efficiency.

Triton VGT back

From the exterior, the tough and stylish looks of the Triton has been further enhanced with a front bumper extender, matte black roll bar and sporty 17-inch alloy wheels. The new Triton VGT is Bluetooth and iPod compatible. Parking is also made simpler with front corner sensors with display visual.

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia expects to sell 250 units of Triton VGT per month. At present, MMM is selling close to 700 units (all Triton variants) per month.

MMM expects 20 per cent increase in Triton sales and aims to increase its market share to 22 per cent this year.

Last year in 2011, the Triton pick-up truck sales volume achieved 8,299 units, with an 18.9 per cent share in the segment, making Mitsubishi Triton the second most popular pick-up truck in the country.

For East Malaysia, total sales amounting to 1,641 units of Triton was achieved last year, up from sales of 1,504 units in 2010.

“The Triton, widely acknowledged as one of the best handling pick-up trucks in the market, has been a great success since its debut in Malaysia in 2006. The Triton created a new trend with the bold ruggedness of a powerful engine combined with original styling, ride comfort, spacious cabin, and enhanced safety features. And to date, it has found more than 30,000 proud owners. Being the most powerful in its class, the new Triton VGT is set to increase the Triton’s popularity,” said Tetsuya Oda, Chief Executive Officer of Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia.

Triton VGT gearbox

Besides the new engine, the Triton VGT drivetrain partner has been upgraded as well, which comes standard with a 5-Speed automatic gearbox with Sports Mode. This is one forward ratio more than its predecessor, and the segment exclusive Sports Mode allows manual selection of gears for better control, giving drivers the best of both worlds – refined on-road handling and rugged off-road performance. With this Sports Mode, the Triton VGT has set to strengthen its position as an active lifestyle pick-up truck.

The brand new drivetrain doesn’t just improve performance. With the new VGT engine and extra gear ratio, fuel consumption stands at an impressive 14.4 km/l at a 90 km/h cruise, which is the same as the current 2.5L AT variant, 14.5km/l.

Available in three colors, White Solid, Black Mica and Cool Silver Metallic, the fully imported Triton VGT is priced at RM105, 997.10 (Peninsular Malaysia*) on the road inclusive of insurance. Buyers will enjoy a 3-Year warranty and 2-Year free maintenance package for hassle free ownership experience. *Sarawak: RM105, 812.10/ Sabah: RM105, 721.50

Offering a wider option for customers, the new Triton VGT will complement the current Triton line-up, consisting of the Triton 2.5-litre 4×4 with automatic and manual transmissions, Triton Standard 2.5-litre 4×4 manual and Triton Lite 2.5-litre 4×2 manual.

Standard Features
The Triton offers the best in class turning radius of 5.9 metres. It is also fitted with a Hybrid Limited Slip Differential (LSD) that gives excellent off-road response. Hybrid LSD combines the torque-sensing benefit of helical gears and the speed-sensing of a viscous coupling unit, all designed to work alongside ABS and EBD, which are standard.

Power is channelled to the wheels via Mitsubishi’s Easy Select 4WD system which allows the driver to ‘shift on the fly’ from 2WD to 4WD at speeds of up to 100km/h.

Unique to the Triton, its informative RV meter displays travel data such as range, average speed, fuel consumption and also a digital compass, barometer, altimeter and outer temperature.

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia has a total of 50 showrooms nationwide, out of which 26 are 3S Centres and 34 service centres. In East Malaysia, there are a total of 13 showroom out of which 10 are 3S centres. There are plans to open another 2 more 3S centres in Kota Kinabalu.

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