Still 2013, at the Geneva Motor Show, Mitsubishi company has presented the GR-HEV Concept. Modeled on it, constructed and designed the new 2015 Mitsubishi Triton pickup truck model. Intended primarily for the Australian market, the new Triton, will first appear on the market. The beginning of sales is scheduled for the end of 2014 or beginning of 2015. In these markets, this model is extremely popular and have great sales figures.
2015 Mitsubishi Triton – Design
Very attractive and aggressive design, the said GR-HEV Concept model, has a large impact on the serial 2015 Triton model. The design of the concept, in the foreground, stands out look and the cab line. The rear end of the vehicle expires purpose. The design of the production car, is not completely identical to concept design. Its is less aggressive. It is more conventional tub design. Unlike the concept, 2015 Mitsubishi Triton L200, has a shorter and lower rear end. Tailgate lines are less rounded. Certainly, the new Triton, is significantly streamlined and modern than the previous models.
Strong competition in the market, significantly raises the standards. The company seeks to perfection, when it comes to safety moment. The company aims is that Triton 2015, be assessed with five NCAP stars. This is the maximum score on the security and safety of the vehicle. The new Triton has a difficult task ahead. In fact, in the Australian market, the main competitors are fantastic Ford Ranger and Toyota Hilux pickup truck models. However, the company aims to dominate the market. It has sold about 70,000 vehicles there in 2013. More than a third of that figure, it belongs to the Triton model. 2015 Mitsubishi Triton, should significantly increase these figures in the future.
2015 Triton – Engine
The new model possesses 2.5 L turbo-diesel engine. Expectations and announcements, pointed to a completely different operating system. The GR-HEV Concept possesses diesel-electric hybrid power source. It was expected that the standard model is equipped with the same power unit. However, the company has given up on this drive system. As a reason, it is stated the main purpose of this model. The Triton is a commercial pickup truck model, and the company wants to keep it. Although hybrid drive provides a significant increase in fuel economy, it increases the price of the vehicle. However, the company announces that it will be a version with a hybrid propulsion system, yet on the market. This will happen 18 months after the start of sales 2015 Mitsubishi Triton models.