2018 Mitsubishi Shogun arrives with all the changes and improvements, which brings his ‘twin brother’ Mitsubishi Pajero. Titled Shogun this Mitsubishi SUV is sold in the UK market. On the market, the North American continent, the same model is named Montero. For all other markets, the name is reserved Mitsubishi Pajero. In any case, under this name is the most popular and best-known this fantastic off-roader. However, we soon expect a new generation of models, the 2018 model year.
The company introduced three very interesting concept in the SUV segment. The presented concepts clearly show the new direction in the design of Mitsubishi SUV models of the new generation. Also, in addition to innovations in design, Mitsubishi presented the new advanced technologies, while presenting these concepts. In addition, they presented various benefits in improving off-road capability, safety, driving enjoyment and environmental protection.
All that is seen at the aforementioned concept version will be used in the design and development of future production models. Thus, with 2018 Mitsubishi Shogun, and Pajero models, will present a large number of improvements and innovations. Apart from this model, and other models from Mitsubishi crossover SUV lineup, receive the same treatment. First of all, these are the new ASX, Outlander and Pajero Sport.
Design and Features
In order to offer its customers always something new, Mitsubishi offered and an improved version, called the Mitsubishi Shogun SG5. This version is well equipped and is on the top of the range model. The price for this version is £ 39,300. The list of standard equipment are leather seats, floor mats specially designed new interior color and leather seats in the same color. There are also internal LED lighting, seat heater and the first and second rows, Bluetooth connectivity, DAB radio, 12 speakers, automatic sunroof, braking assist, rear camera.
2018 Mitsubishi Shogun brings a whole new exterior design. Outer look of the new model is inspired by GC-PHEV, XR-PHEV, and Concept AR concepts. Most still has influence GC-PHEV concept.
The vehicle’s exterior stands out ‘Shogun’ label, which is located on the hood. There are also chrome grille, new thresholds and newly designed alloy wheels of 20 inches. We should not forget the LED DTRL release, tinted glass and heaters in the mirrors.
A rich list of equipment should be added and the system automatically switch on lights and windscreen wipers, parking sensors, and standard AWD.
2018 Mitsubishi Shogun Specs
GC-PHEV Concept, which has the greatest influence on the new Shogun (Pajero), is shown in the Plug-In Hybrid edition. The new hybrid system consists of four-cylinder gasoline engine, electric motor and lithium-ion battery with high capacity. This system differs from the one that was seen in GC-PHEV. Also, the vehicle will be equipped with Super All Wheel Control (S-AWC) system and new security systems.
Will the new Shogun/Pajero lose much of their performance and off-road capabilities? Not. Mitsubishi Motors Corporation points out that the all-new 2018 Mitsubishi Shogun still be ”true 4×4 off-road vehicle” and ”authentic off-roader”.