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.
2-Din touch audio plus Bluetooth connectivity
Protects againts ‘smash and grab’ attacks
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.