Another manufacturer, which did not last until March, the date of the Geneva Motor Show, was Mitsubishi. The brand of the three diamonds reveals the new version of the compact SUV, weeks before its official debut in the traditional industrial event. Since its launch in 2009, the Japanese firm has put 1.32 million units worldwide and is currently the third-best-selling model of the company.
The ASX will be powered by a 2.0-liter engine MIVEC which develops 148 hp and 195 Nm of torque, with the five-speed manual gearbox option or CVT box offering a sporty mode when more aggressive operation is required. It will also be sold with front-wheel drive and four-wheel drive.
Outside is the place where changes are most noticeable, perceiving the so-called brand design "Dynamic Shield" who seeks to project a stronger image. This frontal, already seen at the cross of the eclipse, abroad and in. T hunterIt is dominated by a larger chrome grille and fog lights and lights at the end of the bumper.
On the back, the design of the ASX remains similar, but the bulbs are being refurbished, which now include LED lights – except markers – to meet their competitors with look more modern
The interior promises greater connectivity and a better user experience for the user. This is achieved with the latest version of the Mitsubishi infotainment system, Audio display to connect to a smartphone (SDA) and a screen that grows from seven to eight inches, which according to the equipment will offer a browser and real-time traffic updates.
The prices and specifications of the various Mitsubishi ASX variants are not yet available, but more details about the new compact SUV of the brand are expected at the Geneva Motor Show starting on March 5th.