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Mitsubishi Triton Athlete: ‘A new level of tough’

08 Apr 2021 / 18:17 H.

MITSUBISHI Motors Malaysia (MMM) today introduced the new Mitsubishi Triton Athlete, the flagship model of the Triton 4x4 pick-up range, replacing the Triton Adventure X.

The Triton Athlete is available in three colours: Sun Flare Orange Pearl, White Diamond and Jet Black Mica and packs on extra accessories to match its stylish-yet-rugged presence.

Aesthetics-wise, the Triton Athlete is accentuated by a gloss black front under garnish and Mitsubishi’s “Dynamic Shield” front design concept incorporating a glossy black radiator grille and sporty “Athlete” graphic design side stripe sticker.

The Triton’s tougher outlook is further complemented by a black theme including side mirrors, door handles, aero type window deflectors, 18-inch gloss black rims and side steps.

Inside, there are orange-stitching leather wrapped steering, gear knobs, LED illuminated scuff plates and the first-in-class rear air circulator.

Mitsubishi Triton Athlete: ‘A new level of tough’

There is an all-round monitor, driving video recorder and seven-inch touchscreen Audio with Apple Carplay and Android Ready as standard.

The Triton Athlete is priced* at: RM141,500 for Peninsular Malaysia, RM132,827 for Pulau Langkawi, RM143,500 for Sabah, RM143,550 for Sarawak and RM135,278 for Labuan.

Under the bonnet is a 2.4-litre Mivec turbodiesel engine, which produces 178.5hp maximum power and 430Nm of maximum torque, complemented by a variable valve timing system.

Safety-wise, there are class-leading safety features as standard, such as forward collision mitigation, blind spot warning with lane change assist, rear cross traffic alert, ultrasonic misacceleration mitigation system, auto high beam and seven airbags.

Mitsubishi Triton Athlete: ‘A new level of tough’

For control, there is a Super Select 4WD II with off-road mode system for optimum traction and handling characteristics in any given terrain.

The pick-up truck also comes with hill descent control mode, where the vehicle speed is electronically controlled while it is in a descent mode.

The Triton range comes with a choice of six variants and prices**:

- Triton Athlete: RM141,500

- Triton AT Premium: RM121,000

- Triton MT Premium: RM113,300

- Triton AT: RM105,990

- Triton MT: RM100,200

- Triton Quest: RM79,890

*On-the-road, without insurance for private registration and come with a five-year warranty or 200,000km, whichever comes first.
**On-the-road without insurance (10% SST inclusive) for individual private owners only, in Peninsular Malaysia and not applicable in duty-free zones. Terms and conditions apply.

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