[Spy shots] Mitsubishi Triton 2018 facelift comes with new face

Updated Oct 15, 2020 | Same topic: Car Sneak Peeks, Teasers, & Rumors

The all-new Mitsubishi Triton 2018 facelift is also said to look like the GR-HEV Concept.

Recently, the Mitsubishi Triton 2018 facelift has been caught as testing in Tonsley, South Australia. Spy shots reveal that the car now comes with a new face under a heavy camouflage.

It is sure that the front fascia of the all-new Triton is now significantly different from that of the current model which was launched in Thailand in 2014. The redesigned fascia receives a thin strip of grille and headlights which come adorned with dense clusters of foglights underneath.

Spied Mitsubishi Triton 2018 facelift angular front

The front fascia of the all-new Triton is now significantly different from that of the current model

These features plus the X-shaped element are distinctive styles of the Dynamic Shield face from Mitsubishi which is also used in the Mitsubishi Xpander and the newest Eclipse Cross.

The Mitsubishi Triton 2018 facelift is expected to get the front fascia’s design like the big “floating” foglamps in the outgoing Pajero Sport or main beams of foglights in the Xpander or just a more conventional arrangement in the Eclipse Cross.

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The Dynamic Shield face of the Mitsubishi Triton 2018 facelift  is also used in the Xpander and the newest Eclipse Cross

Other parts of the truck seem to be the same as the current Strada model. The signature beltline crease fading out in the body’s center can be seen clearly and the trademark J-curve of the Triton is still there to divide its bed and cabin.

Spied Mitsubishi Triton 2018 facelift side view

Other parts of the truck seem to be the same as the current model

Wearing this new face, the Mitsubishi Triton 2018 facelift is said to get more similarities with the GR-HEV Concept revealing this new Triton in 2013.

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