KUALA LUMPUR: Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia Sdn Bhd, the official distributor of Mitsubishi vehicles in Malaysia, has launched the new Triton Athlete with a starting price of RM126,900 excluding insurance.
The new Triton variant is only available in Black Mica colour.
New to the Athlete is a redesigned front bumper garnish, black grille with honeycomb mesh, black 17-inch alloy wheels, sports bar, as well as dark grey and orange decals.
The Athlete also has side steps, door mirrors, door handles, rear bumper and new tailgate spoiler finished in black.
The Athlete has a black monotone interior with perforated orange leather combination and ‘Athlete’ embroidery which matches the orange stitching on the leather steering wheel, leather gear knob, door trim and centre console.
Powering the Triton Athlete is the award-winning 2.4-litre MIVEC turbodiesel engine with variable valve timing and variable geometry turbo technology. It produces 179hp and 430Nm of torque.
As for safety, the Triton Athlete is equipped with seven airbags, electronic brake force distribution, brake assist, active stability with traction control, hill start assist, trailer stability assist, brake override system and ISOFIX childseat mounting points.
All Triton variants except the Triton Quest are covered by a five-year or 200,000km warranty.