Published on January 17th, 2018 | by Subhash Nair0
Mitsubishi Triton Athlete Launched, Full Spec for Just RM127K
Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM), the official distributor of Mitsubishi vehicles in Malaysia, officially launched the new Triton Athlete 4×4 pick-up truck today. Only available in Black Mica, the Triton Athlete is made for ‘Everyday Athletes’ highlighting the Triton’s agility and nimbleness to take on everyday road challenges in Malaysia.
Aesthetically, the new Triton Athlete is spotted with new Front Bumper Garnish, new Black Grille with Honeycomb Mesh, new Black 17” Alloy Wheels, new Sports Bar and Dark Grey & Orange Decal. Other highlights in Black include Side Step, Door Mirror, Door Handle, Rear Bumper and New Tailgate Spoiler.
The Triton Athlete that houses a New Infotainment System with Apple Car Play also comes with Black Monotone interior with perforated Orange leather combination and ‘ATHLETE’ embroidery which matches the Orange stitching found on Leather Steering, Leather Gear Knob, Door Trim and Centre Console.
The Triton Athlete is a new variant added into the current Triton model line-up and is priced affordably the same as the Triton VGT Adventure X.
Engine and Performance
The Triton is powered by the award-winning 2.4-litre MIVEC turbodiesel engine with Variable Valve Timing technology. Coupled with Variable Geometry Turbo (VGT), it produces a strong 181 PS of power and 430 Nm of torque. All Triton models are imported as a Completely Built-Up (CBU) vehicle from Mitsubishi Motors global
production hub in Thailand.
The Triton Athlete is equipped with seven SRS airbags, Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA), Active Stability with Traction Control, Hill-Start Assist (HSA), Trailer Stability Assists (TSA) and Brake Override System for a complete peace-of-mind driving.
The safety of the Triton is further strengthened by a strong Mitsubishi Reinforced Impact Safety Evolution (RISE) body construction.