India-bound 2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport to launch in Q1 2016 – Indonesia

Posted on: Nov 2, 2015 - 11:52am IST

Indonesia will be the second market to get the new Pajero Sport.

Speaking to Kompas Otomotif, Intan Vidiasari, Head of Public Relations Department, MMC (Mitsubishi Motor Corporation), has divulged that the 2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport will launch in Indonesia during Q1 2016.

2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport left front three quarter at the BIG Motor Sale Thailand
The 2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport will launch in Indonesia during Q1 2016.

The new Pajero Sport features Mitsubishi’s “Dynamic Shield” front end, which features extensive chrome elements in the front fascia, sleek headlamps with LED daytime running lights, and a dynamic bumper design. The rear end has a striking pair of vertical taillight clusters and a new tailgate design.

Inside, the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport gets a premium interior, with a new 4-spoke multifunction steering wheel design, flowing center console with sculpted silver accents, and leather upholstery.

2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport interior at the BIG Motor Sale Thailand
The new Mitsubishi Pajero Sport gets a premium interior with leather upholstery.

The Indonesian-spec Pajero Sport could carry over the equipment from the Thai-spec model, which include a touchscreen infotainment display, optional “Multi-Around” camera system, and electric parking brake. Safety features include Forward Collision Mitigation system (FCM), Blind Spot Warning system (first on a Mitsubishi model), an Ultrasonic mis-acceleration Mitigation System (UMS) and seven airbags.

Powering the new Pajero Sport is a 2.4L MIVEC turbo diesel engine paired to an 8-speed automatic transmission (first for a Mitsubishi model). Power is sent to all wheels via a Super-Select 4WD-II four-wheel drive system with a new Off-road Mode and Hill Descent Control.

2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Super Select 4WD system at the BIG Motor Sale Thailand
Power is sent to all four wheels via a Super-Select 4WD-II four-wheel drive system with a new Off-road Mode.

In April 2017, Mitsubishi will, reportedly, open a new plant in Deltamas, Bekasi, West Java, which will produce future Mitsubishis for the local market.

2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport – Image Gallery

[Source: Komapas Otomotif]

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