A Mitsubishi engineer has hinted that the next-generation Mitsubishi Triton bakkie will have a “very tough” and “very strong” hybrid powertrain. Due in a few years, it’s the first time this powerhouse will have the option of hybrid power which is an exciting prospect.
In July 2020, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced its new three-year plan, aptly named ‘Small but Beautiful’. Mitsubishi has made their intentions clear as they aim to focus their resources on technology across core regions which also includes Africa.
The three-year ‘Small but Beautiful’ plan will concentrate on rationalising costs and enhancing overall profitability by implementing a good management foundation. Mitsubishi wants to see sustainable growth from fiscal 2020 to at least 2022.
Mitsubishi Motors has long been one of the standouts when it comes to delivering quality, stylish bakkies. Now, after waiting in bated breath, the new limited edition Mitsubishi Triton Xtreme double cab has finally been added to the automaker’s impressive bakkie range.
Where extreme driving conditions are the norm, you will find the Mitsubishi Triton.
The next-generation Mitsubishi Triton engine will be electric, but exactly what kind of electric is not yet clear. This is because the new Triton should be launched around 2022 – in electric vehicle development far, far in the future.
Current mainstream electric vehicle technologies are hybrid electric (HEV), plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and dedicated plug-in battery-electric (BEV). While on the topic of acronyms, there is of course also ICE (internal combustion engine).
Fresh from showing off at the Bangkok Motor Show, the Mitsubishi Triton Absolute Concept bakkie could go into production in the near future. It certainly looks the part of a more robust, modified and performance-heavy off-roader fully stocked with everything you need.
Much has been said about the new facelifted Mitsubishi Triton since it was revealed back in November 2018. While the Japanese automaker confirmed a number of improvements, local pricing has eluded bakkie fanatics across South Africa. But now, after the official launch, it’s time to reveal what everyone’s been waiting for.
Late last year we covered the launch of the new long-awaited Mitsubishi Triton and now there may be more good news on the horizon. The Japanese automaker has hinted that there is a great opportunity to build an even bigger and better Triton to rival the new Ford Ranger Raptor.
Mitsubishi has done it again with a special edition, sporty Triton Athlete which is based on the international Triton Adventure X-development and the Mitsubishi Triton 4×4 automatic. There is a mixture of old and new inside and out which further adds to the allure.
This top-of-the-range Triton Athlete leaves no stone unturned in terms of design, technology, and performance. It looks incredible with modern, flashy design details including a two-tone, orange and black, body kit which compliments the interior trimmings.
Finally, the long wait is over as the vastly improved and impressive Mitsubishi Triton is coming to South African shores around April 2019. The Japanese automaker claims that the revised bakkie offers more powerful styling, an enhanced four-wheel-drive system, and new safety and driver assistance technologies.