Mitsubishi has unveiled the new Triton pickup in Thailand. The new model is the fifth-generation Triton if considered globally.
The new Triton is available in Single Cab, Double Cab and Club Cab variants. There’s also a new 4N15 2.4L MIVEC Turbo Diesel Engine for the Thai market that produces 181 PS (178 hp) and 430 Nm of torque. The updated Triton has a smaller, 5.9 m turning radius, and Active Stability and Traction Control (ASTC) and Trailer Stability Assist (TSA) too. It is manufactured at the company’s Laem Chabang Plant, is now on sale in Thailand, and will be exported to around 150 countries.
Mitsubishi has provided all the information in the press release below.
Mitsubishi Motors Launches All-new Triton Pickup Truck in Thailand – Press Release
Tokyo, November 18, 2014 – Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) unveiled the all-new Triton one-ton pickup truck – one of its long-time global best-sellers – in Thailand today. The all-new Triton gets its full redesign in nine years and is produced at Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co. Ltd.’s*1 Laem Chabang Plant. The all-new Triton (Thai market version) went on sale in Thailand today as well, and as with its predecessor, after the Thai launch MMC plans to roll out the all-new Triton sequentially in ASEAN, Oceania, the Middle East, Europe, Africa and Latin America, eventually exporting it to some 150 countries.
*1: MMC’s exclusive producer and distributor in Thailand
About the all-new Triton
The all-new Triton was been developed to be the “Ultimate Sport Utility Truck,” combining the comfortable interior of a passenger car with the functionality and reliability of a pickup.
Muscular, sleek and dynamic styling which evokes the form of a well-honed athlete, the all-new Triton also provides generous interior space, ample payload capacity, and class-leading handling. The all-new Triton achieves high levels of safety performance through its durable and sturdy chassis and frame structures along with MMC’s own RISE*2 impact safety body. The all-new Triton also delivers quietness and ride comfort on a par with a passenger car thanks to a new diesel engine, optimization of the suspension, the strategic placement of sound insulation, absorption and vibration damping materials.
The all-new Triton is available in Single Cab, Double Cab and Club Cab variants, with a three-engine lineup. A new 2.4-liter MIVEC*3 turbo diesel which provides environmental and motive performance among the best in its class joins improved versions of the well-proven 2.5-liter turbo diesel and 2.4-liter gasoline engines used to power its predecessor.
The all-new Triton accommodates the varying needs and requirements of consumers, everything from commercial to private use as cab type, engine, drivetrain and functional equipment specifications will be optimized for each region it is to be sold in.
*2: Reinforced Impact Safety Evolution
*3: Mitsubishi Innovative Valve timing Electronic control system
All-new Triton Double Cab GLS 4WD (Thai market version) 4N15 2.4L MIVEC Turbo Diesel Engine