Mitsubishi Triton Athlete to debut in Malaysia today

Updated Oct 13, 2020 | Same topic: Car Sneak Peeks, Teasers, & Rumors

Let’s watch the teaser before seeing the real car.

This is the description of the newly-posted teaser video of the upcoming Mitsubishi Triton Athlete on Mitsubishi Malaysia’s official fanpage. So without doubt, the new pickup is officially going to make its way today in our neighboring country.

Mitsubishi Triton Athlete teaser image

The new Triton is officially going to make its way today in Malaysia

We don’t know exact time when the pickup debuts but we will inform you immediately as soon as it comes.

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Mitsubishi Triton Athlete - Teaser Video

Back to the teaser video, it shows us a good-looking pickup with new outer makeover. In detail, the exterior is decked with new honeycomb front grille, sleek 17-inch alloy wheels, side steps, side mirror covers, door handles as well as cladding for fenders and bumpers. Particularly, the Triton looks extremely distinctive with orange highlights and outstanding decals throughout the bodywork.

Mitsubishi Triton Athlete angular front

The exterior is decked with new honeycomb front grille and sleek 17-inch alloy wheels

Moving inside, it’s a continuation of the black-orange scheme: black leather upholstery highlighted by orange stitching, inlays and “Athlete” embroidery. Orange accents also carry over the center console, steering wheel, storage box, door panels and gear knob too.

“Countdown with us as we unveil our athlete this 17 Jan 2018 @ One Utama Shopping Mall.”

Mitsubishi Triton Athlete angular rear

The Triton looks extremely distinctive with orange highlights and outstanding decals

The Mitsubishi Triton Athlete is still powered by the familiar 2.4L MIVEC turbo diesel engine with 181 PS and 430 Nm. Additionally, it is speculated to be mated to the oil burner. It is unsure whether a 2WD or 4WD guise is offered.

We’re just a few hours away from the debut of the all-new Mitsubishi Triton Athlete, so stay tuned!

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Mitsubishi Strada

The Mitsubishi Strada 2022 is a midsize, body-on-frame pickup truck currently available in the Philippine market, and locally, it's passenger non-commercial models are available in five variants. The Mitsubishi Strada's price then ranges from Php 1,250,000 to Php 1,764,000, with the Strada GLS 2.4 4x2 MT as the entry-level trim, and the Strada Athlete 2.4 4x4 AT as the top-spec variant.

Powering the all trims of the Philippine-spec Strada is a 2.4-liter turbodiesel inline-4 engine that's capable of making up to 179 horsepower and 430 Nm of torque. There are two available transmissions for this truck model: a five-speed manual gearbox, and a six-speed automatic tranny. Only the Strada GLS MT and the Strada Athlete comes with a 4x4 drivetrain. The rest meanwhile, uses a 4x2 drivetrain.
Competing against the Mitsubishi Strada in the Philippines is the Toyota Hilux, Ford Ranger, Mazda BT-50, Isuzu D-Max, Nissan Navara, among others.

₱ 1,293,000 - ₱ 1,764,000

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