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25 Apr 2017
Mitsubishi Triton Enhanced for 2017...

Powerful and stylish pick-up truck now comes with best-in-class warranty and uncompromising safety

Kota Kinabalu, 19 April 2017 – Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM), the official distributor of Mitsubishi vehicles in Malaysia, organized a three-day drive event of the enhanced Mitsubishi Triton for the Malaysian media today. The drive event was held at Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

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The event consisted of total of eight enhanced Triton, with variants comprising of four Triton VGT Adventure X, one Triton VGT Adventure, one Triton VGT AT and one Triton VGT MT. The vehicles were championed by 16 media members from Peninsular and East Malaysia. The drive was flagged-off by Chief Executive Officer of MMM Mr. Tomoyuki Shinnishi.

The convoy started from Tanjung Aru, Shangri-La Resort to Gayang Seafood Restaurant (2 hours- 80% Tarmac, 20% Windy Roads) where participants stopped for lunch before making their way to an off-road trail location in Kota Belud (1 hour- 90% Tarmac, 10%- Windy Roads).

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In Kota Belud, members of the media had the thrills of testing the enhanced Triton for 30km of off-road terrain which includes undulations, hill climb, downhill and four river crosses.

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Speaking at the event, Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Tomoyuki Shinnishi said, “The Triton is an all-rounder truck with proven performance, undeniable toughness & reliability, and now further enhanced with optimum safety features. What’s more, the only pick-up offering up to 200,000 KM or 5 Years of warranty!”

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After the off-road trails, the convoy headed back to Kota Kinabalu town (2.5 hours- 95% Tarmac, 5% Windy) for dinner. The drive covered a total distance of 260 KM comprising a mixture of windy, off-road, town, city and highway routes.

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More about the Enhanced Mitsubishi Triton.

The refreshed pick-up truck boasts significant improvements in safety and premium features for an even value-for-money pick-up truck.

The Triton’s status as an all-rounder is sealed with a warranty that’s unparalleled in the segment. It’s the only pick-up* truck boasting a 200,000 km or 5 years warranty for ultimate peace of mind (*Up to 2.4L category).

The enhanced Mitsubishi Triton gets a big boost in safety and now scores the maximum rating of five stars in the ASEAN NCAP crash test  (NCAP Five-Star: Applicable for Adventure variants only) with the availability of 7 SRS airbags (Applicable for Adventure variants only), consisting of front, side and curtain airbags, plus a driver’s knee airbag. This full suite of airbags helps to cushion all occupants in the event of a collision.

Also new to the enhanced Triton is the Active Stability & Traction Control (ASTC) system (Applicable for VGT variants only), a safety net that assists in keeping the vehicle in control during over-steer and under-steer situations or slippery and rugged conditions, by maintaining traction.

The Triton, which is renowned for its car-like driving qualities and comfort, also receives new features for 2017 that gives it a more rugged and bolder image. A dark chrome grille now adorns the bold front end, while new design side steps improve entry and egress.

Automatic bi-xenon HID headlamps with integrated LED daytime running lights on VGT variants provide outstanding illumination for the road ahead, as well as a striking signature look. The Adventure X variant takes the rugged theme further with 17-inch dual-tone alloy rims and a front bumper shield extender.

The latest Triton’s cabin has been updated with a new four-spoke multi-function steering wheel with audio, Bluetooth cruise controls, and a new instrument cluster. The VGT Adventure variant also receives an 8-way power adjustable driver’s seat for comfort and convenience in addition to leather seats and a reverse camera to assist in parking.

As before, all new Triton models are imported as a Completely Built-Up (CBU) vehicle from Mitsubishi Motors’ global production hub in Thailand.

Prices and colour options for all six variants are as listed in the table below:

Peninsular Malaysia

No Variant OTR Price without insurance GST inclusive (RM) Available Colours
1 Triton VGT Adventure X AT (4×4) 130,900.00 Impulse Blue, Titanium Grey
2 Triton VGT Adventure AT (4×4) 123,130.00 Earth Green, Titanium Grey, Pearl White
3 Triton VGT AT (4×4) 114,400.00 Pearl White, Sterling Silver, Titanium Grey
4 Triton VGT MT (4×4) 107,600.00 Titanium Grey, Sterling Silver
5 Triton MT (4×4) 93,920.00 Pearl White, Sterling Silver
6 Triton Quest MT (4×2) 77,390.00 Pearl White

 

Sabah

No Variant OTR Price without insurance GST inclusive (RM) Available Colours
1 Triton VGT Adventure X AT (4×4) 132,009.05 Impulse Blue, Titanium Grey
2 Triton VGT Adventure AT (4×4) 123,767.20 Earth Green, Titanium Grey, Pearl White
3 Triton VGT AT (4×4) 115,546.08 Pearl White, Sterling Silver, Titanium Grey
4 Triton VGT MT (4×4) 108,819.89 Titanium Grey, Sterling Silver
5 Triton MT (4×4) 95,133.40 Pearl White, Sterling Silver
6 Triton Quest MT (4×2) 79,054.20 Pearl White

 

The enhanced Triton is powered by the latest 2.4-litre MIVEC turbodiesel engine with Variable Valve Timing technology. Coupled with Variable Geometry Turbo (VGT), it produces a strong 181 PS of power and 430 Nm of torque, and boasts 15% better fuel efficiency compared to the previous 2.5-litre engine.

This is achieved through MIVEC’s finer control of the engine valves for improved performance, while lightweight aluminum alloy blocks keeps weight to a minimum. This modern powerhouse also uses a timing chain for lower maintenance costs and a longer service lifespan. It also boasts minimum levels of noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) for a comfortable drive and further enhancing the Triton’s car-like refinement.

Powertrain options include a 5-speed automatic transmission with manual mode, and a new 6-speed manual transmission for the VGT MT. Mitsubishi’s renowned 4WD system, switchable through the Easy Select knob with shift-on-the-fly, provides various drive modes for any terrain or weather. The Triton is also nimble in the urban jungle with best-in-class turning radius of just 5.9m (5.7m for 2WD).

 

MMM Sales Network and Others 

The company is currently represented by 59 showrooms (out of which 49 are 3S Centres) and 56 service outlets throughout Malaysia.  In East Malaysia, MMM is represented by 13 showrooms (6 in Sarawak and 7 in Sabah).

The ASX 2WD and 4WD compact SUV is locally assembled in Malaysia while the other Mitsubishi models are imported as CBU (Completely Built-Up) units from Thailand (compact sedan Attrage, Pajero Sport SUV, Triton pick-ups) and Japan (Outlander SUV and Lancer sedan).

For further information and to register for interest, please visit www.mitsubishi-motors.com.my or by calling the Mitsubishi Motors Customer Careline at 1800 18 6611 (9 am – 5 pm, Mondays to Fridays excluding public holidays).

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7 Apr 2017
Mitsubishi Triton Enhanced for 2017...

Powerful and stylish pick-up truck now comes with best-in-class warranty and uncompromising safety

Kuala Lumpur, 7 April 2017 – Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM), the official distributor of Mitsubishi vehicles in Malaysia, officially launched the 2017 Mitsubishi Triton today. The refreshed pick-up truck boasts significant improvements in safety and premium features for an even value-for-money pick-up truck.

Chief Executive Officer (R), Mr. Tomoyuki Shinnishi and Chief Operating Officer, En. Ilham Helmi

The Triton’s status as an all-rounder is sealed with a warranty that’s unparalleled in the segment. It’s the only pick-up* truck boasting a 200,000 km or 5 years warranty for ultimate peace of mind (*Up to 2.4L category).

The enhanced Mitsubishi Triton gets a big boost in safety and now scores the maximum rating of five stars in the ASEAN NCAP crash test  (NCAP Five-Star: Applicable for Adventure variants only) with the availability of 7 SRS airbags (Applicable for Adventure variants only), consisting of front, side and curtain airbags, plus a driver’s knee airbag. This full suite of airbags helps to cushion all occupants in the event of a collision.

From L-R Malaysian Motorsport Athlete, Leona Chin, CEO, Mr. Shinnishi and COO, En. Ilham

Also new to the enhanced Triton is the Active Stability & Traction Control (ASTC) system (Applicable for VGT variants only), a safety net that assists in keeping the vehicle in control during over-steer and under-steer situations or slippery and rugged conditions, by maintaining traction.

The Triton, which is renowned for its car-like driving qualities and comfort, also receives new features for 2017 that gives it a more rugged and bolder image. A dark chrome grille now adorns the bold front end, while new design side steps improve entry and egress.

A dark chrome grille now adorns the bold front end of the Triton

Automatic bi-xenon HID headlamps with integrated LED daytime running lights on VGT variants provide outstanding illumination for the road ahead, as well as a striking signature look. The Adventure X variant takes the rugged theme further with 17-inch dual-tone alloy rims and a front bumper shield extender.

The latest Triton’s cabin has been updated with a new four-spoke multi-function steering wheel with audio, Bluetooth cruise controls, and a new instrument cluster. The VGT Adventure variant also receives an 8-way power adjustable driver’s seat for comfort and convenience in addition to leather seats and a reverse camera to assist in parking.

As before, all new Triton models are imported as a Completely Built-Up (CBU) vehicle from Mitsubishi Motors’ global production hub in Thailand.

Prices and colour options for all six variants are as listed in the table below:

No Variant OTR Price without insurance GST inclusive (RM) Available Colours
1 Triton VGT Adventure X AT (4×4) 130,900.00 Impulse Blue, Titanium Grey
2 Triton VGT Adventure AT (4×4) 123,130.00 Earth Green, Titanium Grey, Pearl White
3 Triton VGT AT (4×4) 114,400.00 Pearl White, Sterling Silver, Titanium Grey
4 Triton VGT MT (4×4) 107,600.00 Titanium Grey, Sterling Silver
5 Triton MT (4×4) 93,920.00 Pearl White, Sterling Silver
6 Triton Quest MT (4×2) 77,390.00 Pearl White

 

Triton VGT Adventure X- Priced at RM130,900.00,OTR Price without insurance GST inclusive

The enhanced Triton is powered by the latest 2.4-litre MIVEC turbodiesel engine with Variable Valve Timing technology. Coupled with Variable Geometry Turbo (VGT), it produces a strong 181 PS of power and 430 Nm of torque, and boasts 15% better fuel efficiency compared to the previous 2.5-litre engine.

This is achieved through MIVEC’s finer control of the engine valves for improved performance, while lightweight aluminum alloy blocks keeps weight to a minimum. This modern powerhouse also uses a timing chain for lower maintenance costs and a longer service lifespan. It also boasts minimum levels of noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) for a comfortable drive and further enhancing the Triton’s car-like refinement.

Powertrain options include a 5-speed automatic transmission with manual mode, and a new 6-speed manual transmission for the VGT MT. Mitsubishi’s renowned 4WD system, switchable through the Easy Select knob with shift-on-the-fly, provides various drive modes for any terrain or weather. The Triton is also nimble in the urban jungle with best-in-class turning radius of just 5.9m (5.7m for 2WD).

 

MMM Sales Network and Others 

The company is currently represented by 59 showrooms (out of which 49 are 3S Centres) and 56 service outlets throughout Malaysia.  In East Malaysia, MMM is represented by 13 showrooms (6 in Sarawak and 7 in Sabah).

The ASX 2WD and 4WD compact SUV is locally assembled in Malaysia while the other Mitsubishi models are imported as CBU (Completely Built-Up) units from Thailand (compact sedan Attrage, Pajero Sport SUV, Triton pick-ups) and Japan (Outlander SUV and Lancer sedan).

For further information and to register for interest, please visit www.mitsubishi-motors.com.my or by calling the Mitsubishi Motors Customer Careline at 1800 18 6611 (9 am – 5 pm, Mondays to Fridays excluding public holidays).

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15 Mar 2017
MITSUBISHI MOTORS SUPPORTS WILDLIFE CONSERVATION I...

KUCHING, 15 MARCH 2017- Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM), the official distributor of Mitsubishi vehicles in Malaysia, supported wildlife conservation efforts in Sarawak by contributing a Mitsubishi Triton 4×4 pick-up truck to the SARAWAK FORESTRY Corporation (SARAWAK FORESTRY) recently. The Triton will be used for wildlife rescue and related conservation works at Matang Wildlife Centre (MWC).

CEO of Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia, Mr. Shinnishi handing over the Triton 4x4 Pick-Up Truck to Representative of Sarawak Forestry, Mr. Wong Ting Chung

The vehicle was handed over by  MMM’s Chief Executive Officer, Tomoyuki Shinnishi to the representative of SARAWAK FORESTRY’s, Chief Executive Officer, Wong Ting Chung in a ceremony held at MWC here this morning. The effort is part of Mitsubishi Motors Corporate Social Responsibility programme; aiming to utilize the company’s innovative strength for the greater improvement of a sustainable future.

Shinnishi in his address at the event said, “Mitsubishi Motors is proud to assist and support SARAWAK FORESTRY, an organisation that devotes its’ time for a good cause. We acknowledge their efforts in rescuing wildlife of various species which are brought in to Matang Wildlife Centre for rehabilitation purposes.”

He added, “The Triton pick-up truck had passed many endurance tests and has been for various gruelling off-road events. We hope that it will assist SARAWAK FORESTRY well in many of their rescue adventures to come, no matter the terrain.”

The Mitsubishi Triton to be used mainly for Orangutan Conservation Efforts

Wong also spoke at the event. Wong, in his welcoming address said, “Due to increasing public awareness on wildlife conservation and protection, Matang and Semenggoh wildlife centres are facing growing demands for additional capacities in rescue, rehabilitation and other operational aspects such as transportation. Therefore, contributions such as this Triton pick-up truck by MMM is timely, practical and very much appreciated for our works here at Matang Wildlife Centre.”

Wong at the event also announced the birth of a male baby orangutan at MWC on Sunday morning. The new born was named Triton following an adoption announced by Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia after the handing over of the Mitsubishi Triton pick-up truck.

Workers at the Matang Wildlife Centre conducting the rescue works of the Orangutan

Concluding his speech, Wong expressed SARAWAK FORESTRY’s hope that more organisations would render support to the corporation’s conservation works in time to come.

Matang Wildlife Centre cares for endangered mammals, birds and reptiles species but it is the Centre’s orangutan rehabilitation programme that has caught the attention of people the world over. SARAWAK FORESTRY’s rehabilitation works were initially concentrated only at Semenggoh Wildlife Centre at Semenggoh Nature Reserve. However, starting 1998, new orangutan inmates have been admitted to Matang Wildlife Centre in view of the increasing orangutan population being rehabilitated at Semenggoh Wildlife Centre.

Aman- One of the rescued Orangutan in Matang Wildlife Centre

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9 Mar 2017
Enhanced Mitsubishi Outlander SUV Introduced...

Kuala Lumpur, 6 March 2017- Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) the official distributor of Mitsubishi vehicles in Malaysia, officially introduced the enhanced Mitsubishi Outlander SUV today.

Enhanced Mitsubishi Outlander SUV

New features have been added to the Outlander SUV for a more luxurious touch. The main highlights are, Electronic Parking Brake- a modern feature that adds convenience to the driving experience, Interior Floor Illumination Lamps which welcomes the driver and passengers as they open the doors, and Shark Fin Antenna- a small touch to enhance the overall sleek exterior design.

The Outlander SUV comes standard with premium features such as Sunroof, Electric Tailgate with anti-pinch feature, LED Headlamps with Daytime Running Lights (DRL) and is further accentuated with 18” Dual-Tone Alloy Wheels to complete the stylish stance.

Moving into the cabin, the Outlander SUV comes with a versatile 7-seater Leather Seats and Auto Light and Rain Sensor.

Competitively priced with stylish outlook, generous 7-seater space, best premium and safety features, the Outlander SUV is priced at RM171,000.00* The Outlander SUV also comes with a warranty package of five years or 100,000km, whichever comes first. 

The Outlander SUV recently won the Best SUV/Crossover Mid-Size 4×4 7-Seater award at the inaugural CarSifu Editor’s Choice Awards 2016.

Available only in 4WD, the Complete Built-Up (CBU) vehicle from Japan is powered by a 2.4-litre Mitsubishi Innovative Valve timing Electronic Control (MIVEC) engine boasting a maximum output of 167 PS at 6,000 rpm and a maximum torque of 222Nm at 4,100 rpm.

The Outlander SUV is offered in three colours- Red Metallic, White Pearl and Grey Metallic.

 

Safety Features

Like other Mitsubishi models, high safety performance is a top priority. Standard safety features offered in the Outlander SUV include 7-Airbags, Active Stability and Traction Control (ASTC), Hill-Start Assist (HSA), Anti-lock braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), and ISOFIX to ensure maximum safety for infants.

*Price is quoted on-the-road in Peninsular Malaysia without insurance GST inclusive.

New features for a more luxurious touch

Performance and 4WD System

For performance, the Outlander comes with Continuous Variable Transmission (CVT) with 6-Step Manual Mode. This allows smoother shifts and quick responses are certain with reduced friction and torque loss.

The Outlander SUV comes with a multi-select 4WD system offering three different modes – 4WD ECO, 4WD Auto and 4WD Lock.

The 4WD ECO emphasizes on fuel economy where torque is distributed to the front wheels during normal driving conditions and automatically splits to all wheels for better traction and stability during slippery road conditions. This enables the Outlander SUV to deliver one of the best-in-class fuel efficiency of 12.8km/l*. (*Based on Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia in-house driving data.)

4WD Auto automatically distributes the right amount of torque to all wheels to provide smoother cornering performance and maintains high speed stability while 4WD Lock permanently feeds torque to all wheels during a hill climb, muddy trails or rough roads.

Best-in-class features of the Outlander SUV include a spacious cargo which can fit up to 4 golf bags or a single-bed mattress (1,608-litre) and a turning radius of 5.3 metres.

 

MMM Sales Network and Others 

The company is currently represented by 55 showrooms (out of which 47 are 3S Centres) and 53 service outlets throughout Malaysia.  In East Malaysia, MMM is represented by 12 showrooms (6 in Sarawak and 6 in Sabah).

The ASX 2WD and 4WD compact SUV is locally assembled in Malaysia while the other Mitsubishi models are imported as CBU (Completely Built-Up) units from Thailand (compact sedan Attrage, Pajero Sport SUV, Triton pick-ups) and Japan (Outlander SUV and Lancer sedan).

For further information and to register for interest, please visit www.mitsubishi-motors.com.my or by calling the Mitsubishi Motors Customer Careline at 1800 18 6611 (9 am – 5 pm, Mondays to Fridays excluding public holidays).

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