New 2019 Mitsubishi L200 facelift arrives with new look and tech
Revealed in Bangkok, the place the L200 is constructed, it’ll go on sale first in Thailand on 17 November, but it surely received’t arrive in British Mitsubishi dealerships till subsequent 12 months.
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The newest mannequin marks 40 years of the L200, and the updates bestowed upon this revised model of the pick-up are fairly in depth. A brand new design utilizing Mitsubishi’s newest ‘Dynamic Protect’ design language has been launched, with the extra angular entrance bumper and slimmer headlights bringing the look nearer according to a number of the model’s more moderen launches, corresponding to the brand new Shogun Sport.
There are some small design adjustments within the cabin, too. The refreshed truck retains the identical dashboard, however tweaked with some new trim parts and switchgear surrounds. Mitsubishi says that new gentle contact supplies are used on the console, centre armrest and handbrake.
With the size of the automobile unchanged, the cargo bay of the double cab model stays at 1,470mm sq. with a depth of 475mm.
Massive adjustments come beneath the revised pores and skin. Two four-wheel-drive modes are provided – Tremendous Choose 4WD and Straightforward Choose 4WD, which Mitsubishi says is a simplified model of the selectable 4WD system.
The 4WD methods have been altered with a brand new off-road drive mode, with settings for gravel, mud, snow, sand and rock.
Engine particulars haven’t been introduced, but it surely’s greater than doubtless that the L200 sticks with a 2.4-litre four-cylinder turbodiesel unit. The five-speed computerized gearbox is now not, nevertheless, and has been changed by a brand new six-speed computerized transmission. Elsewhere, the L200 will get new, bigger brakes, whereas Mitsubishi claims it ought to journey higher due to the usage of bigger, extra strong rear dampers.
The collection of security gear and driver assists have additionally been enhanced. The brand new L200 is offered with new collision mitigation and warning methods, plus blind spot help, rear cross site visitors alert, and a top-down type round view monitor linked to the automobile’s infotainment show.
UK costs and a launch date haven’t been introduced, however you’ll have to attend till 2019 to see the brand new L200 in Britain. Costs ought to rise barely over the £19,505 primary value of a single cab mannequin, given the brand new security gear, new brakes and new suspension.
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