All-new Mitsubishi Shogun Sport set for UK launch in Spring 2018

The Shogun Sport is set to go on sale in the UK early in 2018 following the arrival of the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross in January.

The all-new Mitsubishi Shogun Sport boasts complete comfort built for the most extreme family adventures. Portraying the iconic performance of the go-anywhere Mitsubishi Shogun, the franchise plan to further strengthen their SUV production by releasing two high-specification versions.

Said to produce 180hp with a maximum torque of 430Nm at only 2,500rpm, the lightweight 2.4-litre diesel engine is mated to an all-new eight-speed automatic transmission via the Super Select II all-wheel drive system. Standard specification is inclusive of Hill Descent Control, Trailer Start Assist (TSA), Hill Start Assist (HSA) and an impressive off-road mode allowing choice of driving modes selected to suit a variety of terrain types.

The ‘Dynamic Shield’ visual identity will be integrated into the Shogun Sports exterior with a promising off-road capability imposing stance, ample ground clearance and rugged styling cues. The interior combines space for seven people maximum with outstanding versatility and practicality offering 1,488-litres with the rear seat folded.

More advanced safety features such as the Forward Collision Mitigation (FCM), Blind Spot Warning (BSW) and Multi-around Monitor System (MMS) are inclusive to heighten the concept of capturing surroundings with a bird’s eye view to promote a more safer and reassuring journey.

UK pricing and full specification details will be announced closer to launch.