At this year’s Geneva Motor Show we had a chance to see new release coming from Mitsubishi. The car in question is Mitsubishi L200 which was presented at this show as a new generation model. This model had different nameplates in different countries and it is known as Strada, Triton etc. in different countries. This 5th generation of L200 is a car that will most likely be sold in European market. This new generation is going to continue successful row of previous generations that have been sold for almost a decade and during that period there was almost 1.5 million of these cars sold. New model comes with better features in all compartments and it will be a great utility truck that will look very sporty. It will be safer while at the same time it keeps its strong and tough reputation.
2016 Mitsubishi L200 Engine and Specs
This truck’s powertrain will not come with a lot of different engine types featured in it. In fact, this truck will come out on the market featuring only one engine. So there are not a lot of things to say about that. Single engine that will be found under the hood of Mitsubishi L200 will be a 2.4 liter MIVEC turbo diesel engine that will fit into European emission regulations. This engine will be able to produce 152 horsepower and 280 lb. –ft. of torque. However, even though there is only one engine it will come in two versions. This was the base one. The second form of this engine will be able to produce 178 horsepower and 317 lb. –ft. of torque. So we see there will be a powerful option available for people that are more adventurous and like more power. Engine comes paired with 6 speed manual shifter. This car is fitted with Auto stop and Go stop system that provides it better efficiency and less emission. 2016 L200 comes with Super Select FWD drivetrain.
2016 Mitsubishi L200 Design
This car comes with refreshed outside design. It gets enriched chrome grille and headlamps which gives it sportier design. There is also new air intake which is now rectangular instead of the old one that had trapezoid shape. Back side gets new taillights that now give different and tougher look. Inside of this car is very nicely organized and comes with nice detail touch. Center console is simple and it comes with a big screen in its center and it is used to control infotainment system of the car. Besides that, this car also has a lot of space for its passengers and it is very roomy. Mitsubishi L200 will be available in several colors. For now it is known that it will probably be available in the following colors: Dark Pearl Gray, Medium Gray Pearl, Cool Silver Metallic.
2016 Mitsubishi L200 Release date and Price
This car will be on the markets in the second half of 2015. Its price will start at $20,000 and it can go even higher for better trim options.