The New Pajero Sport was recently unveiled in the international market that it based on an entirely new design language and also additional new features. As per sources, Mitsubishi is likely to bring the next generation SUV in the Indian market sometime in mid-2017. The vehicle shall be manufactured in Thailand and shall be brought into the country via the CKD route and assembled at the Chennai Car Plant of Hindustan Motors in Tamil Nadu.
The new Pajero Sport sports lots of chrome,something that the Indian buyers like, a large grill, new styled taillights and elongated sleek headlamps. On the interior front, the SUV gets leather upholstery, brushed silver inserts, four-spoke multifunction steering wheel and a flowing centre console. As for entertainment, the vehicle gets a touchscreen infotainment system. Safetywise, the Pajero Sport is loaded with seven airbags, 360-degree camera, electronic hand brake, blind spot monitoring, descent control, autonomous braking, and a system that avoids misacceleration.
The new Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is powered by 2.4-litre MIVEC turbo diesel engine that shall be mated to eight-speed gearbox and generate about 180bhp of power. The exact specs of the engine is yet unknown for the Indian market and shall be known later. The vehicle will get a new 4WD mechanism in combination with a new off-road mode.