Mitsubishi, through their official Malaysian distributor Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) have introduced their updated flagship SUV, the Pajero. Priced at RM291,177.50 (OTR without insurance), the Pajero’s interior and exterior have been retouched, and gets additional safety features.
|Engine||3,828cc; V8, MIVEC, Multi Point Injection|
|Transmission||5-speed INVECS-II automatic with manual Sport Mode|
|Max Power||247 hp @ 6,000 rpm|
|Max Torque||329 Nm @ 2,750 rpm|
|Price||RM291,177.50 (OTR without insurance)|
On the outside, this Pajero receives a new front bumper design which houses the larger grille, while LED daytime running lights are now found next to the chrome-accented fog lamps. At the back, the iconic spare tyre cover and license plate garnish have both been slightly redesigned.
Inside, the dashboard sports a new wood print layout and metallic trim finish. Steering wheel is now wrapped in leather, driver’s seat is electrically powered, rear air-conditioning with temperature control and a 9-inch rear entertainment system with two wireless headphones as standard.
Underneath the hood beats a 3.8-litre V6 MIVEC (Mitsubishi’s Innovative Valve timing Electronic Control) engine that produces 247 hp @ 6,000 rpm and 329 Nm of torque at 2,750 rpm, paired to the INVECS-II five-speed automatic transmission with manual Sport Mode.
As we have all come to know of the Pajero, it gets the company’s Super Select AWD System that gives you four driving selection modes. Complementing the system is Mitsubishi’s Active Stability and Traction Control systems that automatically adjusts brake and engine output when needed. It comes with six airbags – front, side and curtain airbags.
The fully imported SUV carries a price tag of RM291,177.50 and a three-year or 100,000 km warranty. It can be had in three colours, which are Warm White Mica, Eiger Grey Metallic and Cool Silver Metallic.