ALL-NEW MITSUBISHI SHOGUN SPORT, UK LAUNCH IN SPRING 2018

Added: 14 November 2017

CIRENCESTER – Mitsubishi Motors has announced that the all-new Mitsubishi Shogun Sport will go on sale in early 2018 in the UK.

The Shogun Sport will be the second major model launch for the brand in 2018,following the arrival of the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross in January. The manufacturer’s SUV offering will be further strengthened complementing the existing ASX, Outlander, L200 and Shogun models together with the forthcomingEclipse Cross.

Engineeredto comfortably negotiate the most demanding of terrain and the most extreme familyadventures, Mitsubishi Shogun Sport utilises an advanced drivetrain that allowsit to mirror the outstanding off-road performance of the iconic, go-anywhereMitsubishi Shogun.

Thereis a lightweight 2.4-litre diesel engine which produces 180hp and maximumtorque of 430Nm at only 2,500rpm, mated to an all-new eight-speed automatictransmission and driving through the Super Select II all-wheel drive system.The standard specification will also offer Hill Descent Control, Trailer StartAssist (TSA), Hill Start Assist (HSA) and a choice of driving modes that can beselected to suit differing types of terrain.

The Shogun Sport, featuring Mitsubishi’s ‘Dynamic Shield’ visual identity provides a distinctive exterior with its imposing stance, ample ground clearance and rugged styling cues. The Mitsubishi Shogun Sport combines luxurious space inside for up to seven people with outstanding versatility and practicality,offering up to 1,488 litres with the rear seat folded.

There will be two high-specification versions available from launch. Both will feature leather upholstery, keyless entry with push-button start, LED daytime running lights and the Mitsubishi Smartphone Link Display Audio (SDA) system which allows users to connect to apps or other features of their Apple or Android smart phone through touchscreen or voice control.

The range-topping derivative adds further luxury with heated front seats and Mitsubishi’s most advanced safety features, including Forward CollisionMitigation (FCM), which uses radars in the front grille to judge whether there is risk of a collision with the vehicle in front, Blind Spot Warning (BSW) and Multi-around Monitor System (MMS) that employs cameras at the front, rear and in the door mirrors to display a bird’s eye view around the vehicle.

Closerto launch, UK pricing and full specification details will be announced.

Customerscan register interest in the new Shogun Sport by visiting - http://www.mitsubishi-cars.co.uk/shogun-sport/