Mitsubishi Lancer making a Comeback in Pakistan
Although Mitsubishi Lancer saw its demise in most of the Asian market, the company is endeavoring to make a major comeback with an all and improved 2018 Mitsubishi Grand Lancer (9th Generation).
Arisen from a shallow grave
Mitsubishi Lancer saw its demise mainly because of the auto-manufacturers themselves. The automakers failed miserably to put forward a momentous redesign to the automobile for more than a decade which caused its downfall in the market. Nevertheless, it is evident that Mitsubishi is planning to come up with a brand new Lancer design once again.
The Grand Lancer comes forward with some considerable transformations to the framework which characterize Mitsubishi’s up-to-the-minute dynamic shield front grill, rangy headlights, a beautiful C-shaped tail light design and top end versions also obtain two-tone 18-inch alloy wheels.
The producers’ didn’t overlook the compulsory amends in the cabin. The cabin is bestowed with a brand new design; ornamented with some really eye-catching silver details, which give it a pretty first-class look.
Opposite to the automobiles with common mechanism panels, the Grand Lancer comes with a 10.2-inch all-personalized mechanism board and an 8-inch state-of-the-art touch screen infotainment support.
A new addition to the Lancer family lies under the hood, a 1.8-litre petrol powered engine, competent enough to produce power of 138hp and 172Nm torque. But there’s a catch, it comes with an exclusive transmission only. The solitary gearbox choice on the Grand Lancer is the INVECS-III CVT.
As stated by the Mitsubishi spokesperson:
“It [Mitsubishi Grand Lancer] is also available is a manual mode with six pre-selected ratios and paddle shifter on the wheel as an option”
In the department of fuel consumption, there’s been an ongoing rumor that the Grand Lancer encompasses a decent 15.7 kilometers per liter, which equals to 6.3 liters per 100 kilometers.
Moreover, the 2018 Lancer features a reverse camera, twin zone automatic climate controls and brand new door panels. With regards to safety, the new Lancer possesses a total of 6 air bags, ABS with EBD brake assistance, hill start assistance and an emergency brake forewarning system.
Additionally, the new Grand lancer also comes with an accident warning system and ISOFIX rear child seat anchors.
In accordance to the international market prices, Grand Lancer is more likely to cost around PKR 2.8 million. With Mitsubishi dedicated towards the promotion of sales in the Asian market, Pakistan hangs about a very liable target for the Grand Lancer.