Mildly different Mitsubishi Pajero Sport to launch in Indonesia tomorrow

23/05/2013 - 20:25 | ,  ,   | Nithyanandh K

The Mitsubishi Pajero Sport with a mild refresh is all set to be launched in Indonesia tomorrow.

Mitsubishi Pajero Sport facelift Indonesia spyshot front
The refreshed Mitsubishi Pajero gets a front bumper with accentuated elements.

The Pajero Sport has been on sale without cosmetic changes in Indonesia since 2009, and to restrict the Fortuner from eating into its market share, an upgrade is the need of the hour.

Mitsubishi Pajero Sport front fascia
The image of the current Mitsubishi Panjero Sport is added for your reference.

Mitsubishi Indonesia has teased the car on its Facebook page saying that it will be unveiled on 24th May. Here are a set of the spyshots uploaded by The first cars have already reached dealerships.

Mitsubishi Pajero Sport facelift Indonesia spyshot rear
The rear bumper in the refreshed version is body colored.

From the spyshots the changes made to the exterior of the car are easy to spot. The front and rear bumper get aero body kits complete with silver scuff plates that lend a sporty look. The lower air dam houses a pair of LED daytime running light strips.

Mitsubishi Pajero Sport rear profile
The rear of the current car is added for your reference.

On the inside, the dashboard has the original design and layout but a touch screen display in the centre console that incorporates GPS navigation and rear parking camera has been included.

Mitsubishi Pajero Sport facelift Indonesia spyshot front fascia
Note the DRLs in the secondary air dam.

There are no changes under the skin though. The 178 bhp 2.5 litre diesel engine which also powers the Indian Pajero Sport is not left unchanged. However, the Indonesian Pajero gets a 5-speed automatic transmission where as the Indian version makes do with a 5-speed manual unit.

Mitsubishi Pajero Sport facelift Indonesia spyshot front fender

The retouched Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is expected to cost between 389 million Indonesian Rupiah (around Rs. 22.19 lakhs) and 509.5 million Indonesian Rupiah (around Rs. 29.07 lakhs).

Mitsubishi Pajero Sport facelift Indonesia spyshot touchscreen display
New touchscreen display supports GPS and reverse parking camera.

Back in India, after withdrawing its sedans from the market, Mitsubishi has announced that it will fully concentrate on selling SUVs, which makes us expect the refreshed Pajero Sport in the near future.


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