All-new Triton tough enough for Nampo 2019

Mitsubishi’s latest bakkies ready for farm expo Test-track set aside to test all-wheel drive system ‘High-spec, lots of features included in price JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Nampo, believed to be the biggest agricultural show in the southern hemisphere, shares a characteristic with the latest version of Mitsubishi Motors’ SA;s “Engineered Beyond Tough” 2019 Triton. Visitors…

Mitsubishi SA focuses on catering for smaller family SUVs

Mitsubishi Motors goes smaller to get bigger Five new çompact’ SUVs now in showrooms Family SUV for town, school run – and bush JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – Mitsubishi Motors SA has launched a compact-SUV range to, it says, ”emphasise their value for money at less than R500 000”. The full range will now include, according to…

Mitsubishi to unveil chunky concept at Geneva ’19

GENEVA, Switzerland – Mitsubishi Motors will have an Engelberg (it’s a winter sports resort) Tourer Concept at the 2019 annual auto show here from March 5. READ MORE Mitsubishi features on Carman’s Corner The automaker says the vehicle will show off developments in SUV styling (well, just cop the image above, again!) and practicality with a focus…

Pajero Shogun Sport Limited: R60 000 extras at normal price

Pajero Sport 4×4 gets stack of extras Same powerful diesel engine and 4×4 Own a horse? Then take it with you… JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – Mitsubishi Motors South Africa is offering a Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Shogun Limited Edition, based on the Pajero Sport 4×4 eight-speed auto with a special ”extras” offering. The automaker says the special…

Mitsubishi SA lops R30 000 off special Sport version of ASX

Model described as ‘cross-over SUV for stylish adventurers’ Maker claims enough space, practicality, safety, versatility Easy to drive ‘with fuel consumption of a smaller car JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – Mitsubishi has created a limited-edition version of its ASX Sport SUV (November 2018) with the promise of a range of extra ”sporty” equipment that would otherwise add…

SA-bound Mitsubishi Eclipse SUV wins top award

Japanese authority lauds Mitsu’s Cross ‘Attention to detail’ praised by judges Mitsubishi SA taking orders already TOKYO, Japan – Mitsubishi Motors’ Eclipse Cross, launched in right-hand drive in the UK in January 2018, has been awarded a Good Design accolade by the Japan Institute of Design Promotion. The vehicles are expected to arrive for the…

Heigh-ho Pajero! One year on and here come no-cost improvements

More crash bags, child-seat anchors added Prices unchanged ‘despite the improvements’ 120W socket added to charge laptops JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – A year down the back roads, trails and highways and one of South Africa’s favourite 4×4 wagons – Mitsibishi’s Pajero Sport – has been awarded a no-extra-cost upgrade. That got your attention, hey…? Though perhaps…

Mitsubishi Trident Athlete: Big takkies, sprint performance

Mitsubishi Athlete sprints in as new Triton bakkie Two-tone body kit, bold orange and black leather Black powder-coated diamond-cut 17″ alloy rims JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – The new Mitsubishi Triton Athlete Special Edition has been based on the brand’s Triton double-cab 4×4 auto  and is assembled for full import by Mitsubishi Thailand. The Athlete is said…

Same price, but Mitsubishi’s ASX flagship ‘more exclusive’

Changes made ‘after extensive research’ ‘Diamond’ rims under redesigned cabin  New features – but NO price increase JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – Mitsubishi says it has improved the design of its flagship ASX SUV range with a refreshed nose, sides, and rear greater ”road presence”. New body trim, the automaker says, ”distinguishes the GLS CVT from its…

Mitsubishi Motors unveils e-Evolution electric concept

Three motors – one reserved for the front wheels Underbody battery packs a boost for stability Under-bonnet void allows new facia design TOKYO, Japan – Mitsubishi’s e-Evolution concept launched at the 2017 Tokyo auto show is said to be an all-electric, high-performance, SUV that embodies the automaker’s latest brand strategy under a ‘Drive your Ambition’…

Takata crash-bag scandal blows up again in SA

TOKYO, Japan – Mitsubishi Motors has issued yet another Takata vehicle crash-bags recall, this time for Pajeros sold during 2007 through to end-2013 in South Africa, to replace front-passenger inflators. Mitsubishi is only one of more than 30 manufacturers in the ongoing global recall that has involved more than 34-million vehicles from 34 automakers. Each…

2017 Pajero: New transmission reaches new heights

Car-like driving dynamics from Dakar king Pajero New eight-speed auto transmission ‘goes anywhere’ Super Select 4-II 4WD now with electronic assistance CAPE TOWN, South Africa – Venture into the desert (or in this case as close as you can get to it in Cape Town, the awesome Atlantis inland sand dunes) in a four-wheeled vehicle…