The Mitsubishi group has announced its decision to make a new generation Pajero SUV. It will be recalled that last year the manufacturer of Japan announced the final completion of the release of the fourth “Pajero”.
About it writes the edition Autohome.
It is noteworthy that a prototype version of this SUV under the name GC-PHEV was seen fotosporno seven years ago at the international motor show in Tokyo. Since that time, the manufacturer rarely remembering about this model. At that time, the prototype was equipped with a rechargeable hybrid setup, which includes a three-liter V6 engine with a turbocharged and supercharged motor, paired with an eight “automatic”, a joint effort of squeezing 340 “horses”.
Updated generation Pajero will remain unframed and will be built on a modern, modular platform. In creating the SUV experts Nissan. According to reports, the Japanese manufacturer produces three-row full-sized SUV, which is in the range of models will stand at a level above the current Outlander.
Experts have expressed the opinion that the novelty will be the analogue of the updated Pathfinder. At the same time, official representatives of Mitsubishi say that the new architecture can be produced the sport utility vehicles of different classes. There is also the assumption that “Pajero” fifth generation will be driven by a hybrid setup, inherited from the Outlander PHEV and implying the presence of atmospheric engine with a working volume of 2.4 liter capacity of 128 horsepower and two electric components located at the front and rear axle. They issue 82 and 95 horsepower. This car will present next year, and sell begin no earlier than 2022-wow.