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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation and Nissan Motor Co. continue to expand on their powerful collaboration with a new joint venture, NMKV, producing the next-generation of Kei cars. Production is currently underway at Mitsubishi’s Mizushima Plant in Kurashiki, Japan, and includes the all-new Mitsubishi eK wagon, Mitsubishi eK X, Nissan Dayz, and Nissan Dayz Highway Star.
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.
Looking at the all-new 2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross brings out the inner child covering the bedroom wall with car posters. The striking design of the compact SUV brings about a new era and combines all the latest styling design with superb driving dynamics, advanced safety technology and a real purpose.
Feast your eyes on the all-new Mitsubishi ASX Compact SUV set to for launch in 2020. Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will unveil the 2020 model ASX at the Geneva International Motor Show held March 5th-17th.
Breaking News! The impressive Mitsubishi Pajero Sport has been voted in as a finalist for the 2019 South African Car of the Year. The competition, which is now in its 33rd year, is one of the most prestigious awards in the country with even a listing as a finalist being regarded as a great honour. This year the field is dominated by SUV’s, and the Pajero Sport joins 11 other contenders in a competition that is judged by the SA Guild of Motoring Journalists’ (SAGMJ).
All eyes are on the Dakar Rally as major car brands across the globe prepare for the grueling and exciting event starting 6 January 2019 in Peru. The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is among those getting ready attempting to follow in the tracks of the legendary Mitsubishi Pajero Evolution. In fact, the Pajero Evolution won 12 times (seven were consecutive) which makes them the most successful manufacturer in their class.
The new Mitsubishi ASX Sport not only looks the part but also packs a real punch. Based on the ASX GLX, the limited edition ASX Sport boasts R30 000 worth of additional equipment at the same price as the base model. It is available in grey and white with some of the orange and black from the Triton ‘Athlete’ special edition adding to the bold and sporty look.
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.