Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia, the official distributor of Mitsubishi vehicles in Malaysia, officially launched the new Triton Athlete pick-up today that’s available only in Mica Black.
Power comes from the award-winning 2.4-litre MIVEC turbodiesel engine with Variable Geometry Turbo technology with an output of 178 hp and 430 Nm of torque, delivered through a 5-speed automatic transmission with Manual Mode.
The exterior receives a new front bumper garnish, new Black Grille with Honeycomb mesh, new 17-inch alloy wheels in black, a new Sports Bar and Dark Grey/Orange decal.
The front end is equipped with Auto Bi-Xenon HID headlamps, LED daytime running lights and fog lamps while over to the side, features power-adjustable side mirrors with integrated turn indicators. At the back, the Triton Athlete sports a tailgate spoiler – the only model in the Triton range to receive it.
Inside, the new Triton houses a new touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay, linked to six speakers. Other notable features in the Triton’s Black Monotone interior includes paddle shifters, a push start button, a Multi-information Display in the meter panel and the 4WD Selector.
Safety wise, the Triton comes with ABS, Electronic Brake-force Distributor, Brake Assist, Active Stability Control, Traction Control, Hill-start Assist, Trailer Stability Assist, ISOFIX and a total of seven airbags.
The new Triton Athlete is priced at RM 126,990 excluding Insurance. All Tritons except for the Triton Quest comes with a 5-year warranty or 200,000 km. The Triton Quest is safeguarded with a 5-year warranty or 100,000 km.