2021 Mitsubishi Triton Athlete teased, launching in Malaysia on 8 April

Shaun · Apr 2, 2021 04:38 PM

2021 Mitsubishi Triton Athlete teased, launching in Malaysia on 8 April 01

A teaser video of the 2021 Mitsubishi Triton Athlete has been released on Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM)’s Facebook page. The new Mitsubishi Triton Athlete will be launched via livestream through MMM’s Facebook page and YouTube channel next week, 8 April.

Being a teaser, not much can be seen apart from the Triton’s silhouette and the LED DRLs. The Triton Athlete appears to feature the “Flying Sports Bar” as seen in the Adventure X variant. Apart from that, we’ll need to wait until the reveal to find out the full details.

2021 Mitsubishi Triton Athlete teased, launching in Malaysia on 8 April 02

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In Thailand, the facelifted Triton Athlete has been on the market since 2019. There are 3 colour options available – White Diamond, Jet Black Diamond, and Sunflare Orange. The non-black colour options get a 2-tone finish with a black roof.

Other black bits include rear bumper, front grille, side mirrors, wheels, and the sports bar. Inside, there are orange accents sprinkled around the cabin, chiefly the seats.

2021 Mitsubishi Triton Athlete teased, launching in Malaysia on 8 April 01

Powertrain remains the same – a 2.4-litre MIVEC turbodiesel engine that makes 181 PS and 430 Nm of torque, paired to a 6-speed automatic transmission.

Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems include Forward Collision Mitigation (AEB), Blind Spot Warning, Lane Change Assist, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, and Auto High Beam.

2021 Mitsubishi Triton Athlete teased, launching in Malaysia on 8 April 02

Back in 2018, the pre-facelift Mitsubishi Triton Athlete was launched at the same price as its Adventure X counterpart. The current Triton Adventure X variant goes for RM 137,900 (OTR without insurance), and we can expect that to be the ballpark figure of the new Triton Athlete.

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Shaun

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The quest for automotive knowledge began as soon as the earliest memories. Various sources information, even questionable ones, have been explored including video games, television, magazines, or even internet forums. Still stuck in that rabbit hole.

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