Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM), the official distributor of Mitsubishi vehicles in Malaysia, has, in a press statement earlier today, officially launched the 2013 Mitsubishi Mirage Sports variant. This sporty compact is said to be on a limited production run of just 400 units.
As its name suggest, this sports variant adds new front and rear diffusers, side sills and 15-inch alloy wheels for a sporty outlook. Inside, it has leather-wrapped seats, 2-DIN touch audio plus Bluetooth connectivity, security window tint which protects ‘smash and grab’ attacks and sports-aspired carpet mats.
It is powered by a 1.2-litre, 3-cylinder, MIVEC engine that outputs 77 hp and 100 Nm of torque, mated to its INVECS-III Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) that boasts an impressive low fuel consumption of 21 km/l, based on the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC).
It also features an array of active and passive safety equipments including Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), dual front airbags, seatbelt pre-tensioners, Bright View instrument cluster, Smart Key with Push Start button, Digitized fully automatic air conditioner, and leather wrapped steering wheel.
Available in either Red Metallic or Black Mica, the 2013 Mitsubishi Mirage Sports is priced at RM69,980 on-the-road with insurance.
Mitsubishi Mirage Sports Launched
Highly fuel efficient compact car gets sportier and limited to just 400 units
Kuala Lumpur, 12 July 2013 – Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) the official distributor of Mitsubishi Motors vehicles in Malaysia officially launched the Mirage Sports today and limited to just 400 units.
Developed with a sportier outlook, the Mirage Sports adds on new front and rear diffusers, side sills, 15” alloy rims, leather-wrapped seats, 2-DIN touch audio plus Bluetooth connectivity, security window tint which protects ‘smash and grab’ attacks as well as sports-aspired carpet mats.
The Mirage Sports is based on the INVECS-III Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) and is made available in two colours- Red Metallic and Black Mica with a price of RM 69,980 on-the-road with insurance.
Powered by a modern 1.2-litre three-cylinder MIVEC engine with 78 PS and 100 Nm of torque, the lightweight Mirage (850kg) boasts an impressively low fuel consumption figure of 21 km/l (based on the New European Driving Cycle).
The Mitsubishi Mirage recently claimed first prize in the Compact City Cars category awarded by Asian Auto Fuel Efficiency Awards 2012 and also Best Value for Money Compact Car for the Mirage GL CVT in the Auto Industry Awards 2013. The events were held annually by monthly car magazine Asian Auto.
Besides being the lightest and most fuel efficient car in its class, the Mirage makes for a perfect urban runabout by having a small turning radius of just 4.6 metres.
It may be compact at just 3.71 metres long, but the Mirage sits five in comfort. An array of active and passive safety features protect its occupants. ABS with EBD is standard, along with dual front airbags and seatbelt pre-tensioners. Bright View instrument cluster, Smart Key with Push Start button, Digitized fully automatic air conditioner, and leather wrapped steering wheel are available, among other features.
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