Mitsubishi Brings 1-Ton Pickup to Thailand
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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) unveiled the all-new Triton 1-ton pickup truck – one of its long-time global best-sellers – in Thailand. The all-new Triton gets its first full redesign in nine years and is produced at Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co. Ltd.’s Laem Chabang Plant. The all-new Triton (Thai market version) has go on sale in Thailand, 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.
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, according to the automaker.
The all-new Triton is available in Single Cab, Double Cab, and Club Cab variants, with a three-engine lineup. A new 2.4L MIVEC turbo diesel which provides environmental and motive performance among the best in its class joins improved versions of the 2.5L turbo diesel and 2.4L 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.