In Thailand, there was a presentation of the third generation of the SUV Mitsubishi Pajero Sport. The Japanese do on “Sports” big bet – not just the same as this car is built on an entirely new platform and has a huge number of all kinds of “bells and whistles».
You should start with at least the appearance – the car in 2015 looks very stylish and radically different from the previous generation Pajero Sport. In addition, the SUV became longer: the length increased by 90 mm (to 4785 mm), while the wheelbase remains the same in this case (2800 mm).
And that’s exactly SUV , make no mistake. The car has a rigid frame, four-wheel drive Super Select 4WD transmission of the second generation with reduction gear and locking rear differential. This mission has several “smart” mode, which should help when driving on the road. By the way, experience shows that these same regimes in modern cars actually work – we can see, for example, during several trips to Russia driving off-road Land Rover. And, I think, the Japanese system would also be very effective. Besides, Pajero Sport has also an automatic stability control on the descent (the creators of Pajero Sport claim that the machine is capable of fording depth of up to 700 mm).
And the interior turned out that it is necessary: all done “in ‘Serious’, all in their places. “Sport” was a large color screen multimedia system, 7 airbags, heated steering wheel and seats of the second row, all-sky cameras, a system for monitoring blind zones, automatic braking from a speed of 30 km / h, and so on.
Under the hood is a new 2.4-liter turbodiesel (181 hp), which works together with the 8-speed transmission – say, Pajero Sport turned out 17% more economical than the old car with a 2.5-liter engine ( 178 hp). Yes, and torque has increased significantly – it was 350 N? M, and was 430 N? M. In the future, it is possible the emergence of other engines. For example, the 3.0-liter petrol “Six».