High technology, performance and the comfort of a legitimate Mitsubishi. ASX has won the streets of Brazil thanks to its modern and bold look and comfort for the whole family. Now, the crossover arrives in the ASX-S version, packed with special and exclusive elements. The ASX-S is versatile and modern, comfortable and robust, elegant and spacious, bringing together the best in an SUV without giving up the qualities of a stroller. The look attracts attention at first glance. The ASX-S arrives with a painted gray London roof, headlights with a black mask, new 18-inch wheels in frosted graphite gray and the DRL (Daytime Running Light) incorporated in the bumper, which leaves the appearance of the crossover much more modern , and increase security.

The external antenna is Shark model in London Gray, giving charm and elegance to the design of the car. Various details on the outside are painted the color of the vehicle, such as the front and rear bumper, side fenders and skirts. The central part is in matte graphite and the front grille has the matte black section as well as the window frames. ‘ASX’ graphite gray ‘S’ emblems highlighted in red are applied to the rear and side of the vehicle, reinforcing the unique identity of the crossover. Fog light on the rear bumper and air extractors of fenders in gray frosted graphite with red detail make the model look even more imposing. To give it an even more exclusive appearance, the interior has been carefully thought out with special elements. The leather seats have central seam and details in black Baltic fabric and have heating in the front and automatic regulation in the driver. The special series nameplate is numbered from 1 to 200 and is attached to the right side of the panel. Find more information on car covers for automobiles all weather waterproof.

The ASX-S is a complete vehicle equipped with a multimedia system, audio controls and autopilot on the steering wheel, nine airbags, 4×4 traction, plus traction and stability controls, making the vehicle synonymous with grip and versatility. The high driving positions, coupled with the ease of accessing the car, are some of the qualities of this urban crossover. The ASX achieved the highest mark in occupant protection and received the Top Safety Pick Plus seal, the highest distinction awarded by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the premier independent American automotive safety institute. The ASX-S is produced at the Mitsubishi Motors factory in Catalão (GO) and has a three-year warranty with no mileage limit.

Convenience and practicality in every detail

The Mitsubishi ASX-S is a complete car for the whole family and features the ultimate in comfort for the driver and passengers. It is equipped with parking sensor, rain sensor and automatic headlamp ignition, Start & Stop button, which allows one-touch drive, keyless system with approach sensor and retractable external rear-view mirror, which is automatically activated when the vehicle is locked. Exquisite and efficient, the ASX-S’s dashboard features silver-rimmed markers, white lighting and a high-contrast colour LCD with a 12-function on-board computer. The ASX-S is a compact and yet very comfortable vehicle. This is thanks to the modern, wide 2670 mm axle design that guarantees more internal space. The design with striking side lines prints lightness, not leaving aside the daring characteristic of the model. All this is designed so the ASX-S has a low drag coefficient of only 0.33, which guarantees maximum power and fuel economy.

Technology and power

The Mitsubishi ASX-S is equipped with a motor produced in Brazil. It is a 2.0 liter 4-cylinder 16-valve, with variable MIVEC control, and 160 hp of power. The ASX-S has an excellent weight-to-power ratio in the category, with 9.1 kg / hp. This is due to the ‘Ring Type’ structure of high rigidity, made with thin steel sheets of high malleability and low weight. In the engine, the head and the block are made of ultra-light aluminium. This whole set has been carefully thought out and contributes to the low weight of the crossover, of only 1465 pounds. The vehicle is equipped with CVT (Continuous Variation Transmission) transmission with sequential Sports Mode system, which ensures maximum engine torque and greater driving pleasure. In addition, the transmission has the exclusive INVECS III, which analyses the driving style of each driver, making the gearshifts much smoother. Paddle shifters, positioned behind the wheel, are generously sized and allow manual shifting, making driving feel even more pleasurable. Equipped with 4×4 traction, the ASX-S has an electronic drive system. With a simple tap on the button located in the centre console, the driver can choose to drive the vehicle in 2WD, for urban use and that provides more comfort and fuel economy; 4WD, for more sporty use, ideal for winding tracks; and LOCK, which provides greater safety on floors with poor adhesion.

Protection and security

The ASX-S is equipped with traction control and stability (ASC and TCL), which keeps the vehicle in the correct path, avoiding lateral slippage and acting in conjunction with the engine and brake system. Each item was designed to make driving even more practical, such as the Hill Start Assist (HSA). The feature prevents the vehicle from riding back and forth in ramp starts, automatically braking the wheels and making manoeuvring easier. The protection for the driver and passengers is complete. In all, there are nine airbags: two front, two side, four curtain and one knee. The occupants also have front seat belts with power limiter and seat and headrest protected from the ‘whip’ effect. The vehicle comes with pedestrian protection technology, with plastic front fenders (Nary) that helps reduce possible impacts. The structure is designed under the RISE concept of controlled deformation and the steering column and brake pedals are collapsible. The crossover is equipped with ABS braking system with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), which ensures a perfect distribution of braking force between the front and rear wheels in all situations. Aligned to this set are the McPherson independent front suspension, helical springs, stabilizer bars and multilink rear suspension, which give the driver greater vehicle control as well as smooth driving on rough terrain.

Practical and engaging interior

The interior of the Mitsubishi ASX-S has been carefully designed, blending black tones with silver finish that further enrich the interior design and help create a modern, harmonious and yet very practical set.

The large luggage carrier has a lowered floor, which makes it easier to load and unload luggage. And there is still a space below the floor, which is not visible, to store small objects. The leather seats have heating in the front and the driver’s seat also has electrical adjustment, items that guarantee more practicality for the day to day. The rear seats have individual head restraints and can be partially or fully folded. The central part features armrest and ‘pass through’ opening, with easy access to the trunk to pick up small objects. In all, nine courtesy lights are distributed inside the ASX-S, which also has three map holders and six hooks for cargo.

Colours and prices

The Mitsubishi ASX-S is available from Mitsubishi dealers across the country in three colours: Black Onyx, Pearl White and Cool Silver. The vehicle has a three year warranty and Mitre vision with a fixed price.


 Mitsubishi unveiled the new Ground Tourer PHEV Concept, a model that anticipates the new generation of the Outlander and has scheduled presentation to the next Paris Motor Show, from October 1st. Ground Tourer initials, the GT lyrics also assume Mitsubishi’s latest approach to style, with a sporty and rugged look. Thus, it stands out for the modernized version of the ‘Dynamic Shield’ of the large front grille, flanked by thin headlights, while the profile is marked by the high waist line with creased panels. At the rear, a fairly sloping C-pillar and a line of fine sports lanterns make up the GT look. Pointing to the direction of the electrification of its line, Mitsubishi announces a combination of three electric motors for this model, with one in the front and two in the rear, providing not only integral traction, but also a sporting performance due to the evolution of the Super system All-Wheel Control (S-AWC). The propulsion system is also composed by a new set of batteries that has an internal combustion engine as extension of autonomy in cases of necessity. In fact, Mitsubishi indicates autonomy of more than 1,200 kilometres, of which 120 kilometres in pure electric mode. Inside, the brand proposes a modern and spacious passenger compartment thanks to the horizontal instrument panel. Burgundy leather details add even more refinement to the interior. The technology is another aspect that Mitsubishi has worked the most, with several connectivity systems.

2016 – MITSUBISHI L200

The fifth generation of the L200 is the European-spec version of the Mitsubishi Triton that was launched in Thailand in November last year and promises to bring improvements especially in the interior while maintaining its tradition in “functionality and reliability as a working vehicle “According to the Japanese manufacturer. The new L200 is manufactured based on the GR-HEV Concept presented at the Geneva Motor Show in 2013. The pick-up adopts the Mitsubishi front, with a prominent grid lined by LED headlamps. With more rounded lines, the L200 includes taillights and a separate format cargo area. Inside, in the most equipped versions, highlight leather coverings, metallic and glossy black applications. There is also a three-spoke steering wheel, rotary commander for all-terrain mode, plus a seven-inch touchscreen. It also has seven airbags, as well as safety equipment such as Trailer Stability Assist (TSA) and Range Change Warning.

For the European market the L200 will be offered with the new 2.4-liter MIVEC four-cylinder turbodiesel engine, available in two power levels: 152 hp with 380 Nm of torque and 178 hp with 430 Nm of torque. Two transmissions will be available: one six-speed manual and another five-speed manual and “Sport” mode with butterflies on the steering wheel. The model will be available for the European market in the second half of this year.


 Mitsubishi launched the L200 Sea Master’16 on the Portuguese market. This is a special edition of the pick-up, limited to 20 units, which features unique details and features more standard equipment. With a proposed price of 32,500 euros, it also offers a five-year warranty or 100,000 kilometres. Manufactured on the basis of the Cabinet Club Intense model, it has a more sporty and aggressive look with a double-seamed leather seat in blue with the inscription ‘Striker’, leather shift lever lining, Cooper AT 245 / 65 R18, sports roll-bar, rubber mats, carbon fibre decorative elements and Sea Master logo with interior and exterior numbering. Mechanically there are no changes, with the pick-up being equipped with a 180 horsepower engine and 430 Nm of torque, in addition to the full wheel drive.

Johnson Alex

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