Triton fanatics in the East rejoice! Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) has just introduced the Mitsubishi Triton VGT Red Peak Limited Edition in conjunction with the launch of the Mitsubishi Red Peak Challenge at Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

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QUICK FACTS

Name Mitsubishi Triton VGT Red Peak Limited Edition
Engine 2.5-litre turbodiesel with Variable Geometry Turbo technology
Transmission 5-speed automatic with Sports Mode
Max Power 176 hp @ 4,000 rpm
Max Torque 350 Nm of torque @ 1,800 – 3,500 rpm
Price RM114,550 (Sabah), RM114,640.60 (Sarawak); OTR without insurance

 

There are no changes under the hood here, so customers are only paying for the limited edition aesthetics. On the outside, you get a matte blacked 17-inch wheels, some Ralli Art vinyls around the car including the racing number of Dakar Rally legend Hiroshi Masuoka on the bonnet. On the inside, it gets a two-toned red and black treatment on top of the leather seats.

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As it’s based on the Triton VGT,  the Red Peak Limited Edition Triton shares the same 2.5-litre turbodiesel producing 176 hp at 4,000 rpm and 350 Nm of torque at 1,800 to 3,500 rpm. Power is delivered to the wheels via a five-speed automatic transmission with Sports Mode. It also comes with Mitsubishi’s Easy Select 4WD system which allows the driver to shift from 2WD to 4WD at speeds of up to 100km/h.

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The Mitsubishi Triton VGT Red Peak Limited Edition is currently offered with a cash rebate of RM7,000 with 2-Year Free Maintenance and or cash rebate of RM9,000. Find out more about Mitsubishi’s Year-End Deals here!

About the Mitsubishi Red Peak Challenge

The Mitsubishi Red Peak Challenge is inspired by Mitsubishi Motors’ victory in the 2014 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Challenge. This 4×4 event sees Mitsubishi 4WD models perform amazing feats on a specially tailored obstacle truck. Visitors can also experience test rides over various challenging obstacles including the “sky’ ramp that extends over 8-metres high at a 45-degree angle.

The Mitsubishi Red Peak Challenge is currently touring Malaysia, scheduled as below:

Mitsubishi Red Peak Challenge

No

State

Area

Venue

From

To

Days

Time

Nov- Dec 2014

1

Sarawak

Kuching

Giant Tabuan Jaya Mall Car Park

12 Dec 2014

14 Dec 2014

3

10am-8pm

2

Sarawak

Sarikei

Central Market Car Park

18 Dec 2014

20 Dec 2014

3

10am-8pm

Jan-March 2015

3

Sarawak

Sibu

Town Square Phase 2

9 Jan 2015

11 Jan 2015

3

10am-8pm

4

Sarawak

Mukah

Pasar Lama Car Park

15 Jan 2015

17 Jan 2015

3

10am-8pm

5

Sarawak

Bintulu

Old Airport

23 Jan 2015

25 Jan 2015

3

10am-8pm

6

Sarawak

Miri

Boulevard Shopping Mall Car Park

30 Jan 2015

01 Feb 2015

3

10am-8pm

7

Sabah

Tawau

Bazaar Fuji Mart Car Park

13 Feb 2015

15 Feb 2015

3

10am-8pm

8

Sabah

Lahad Datu

Bandar Sri Perdana

27 Feb 2015

01 March 2015

3

10am-8pm

9

Sabah

Sandakan

Giant Superstore Car Park

06 March 2015

08 March 2015

3

10am-8pm

10

Sabah

Labuan

Kompleks Sukan Laut Antarabangsa

13 March 2015

15 March 2015

3

10am-8pm

 

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