Looking for a seven-seater that can fit your family comfortably?

GHK, the sole distributor of Mitsubishi, recently revealed the all-new Mitsubishi Xpander Cross and the upgraded Mitsubishi Pajero Sport at their showroom in Beribi.

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The all-new Mitsubishi Xpander Cross

The Xpander Cross is a family-friendly crossover MPV built with solid SUV styling, comfortable and pleasant drivability, as well as a practical and versatile interior design. 

The all new Mitsubishi XPANDER CROSS showcased at the GHK Motors in Beribi. Image: Yusri Adanan

The vehicle is the top variant of the Xpander lineup, which enables users to drive through a wide variety of terrains with confidence, yet without compromising on roominess and comfort from MPVs.

Dynamic Exterior Design

The Xpander has a polarising design that captivates the public with a unique and signature three-tier lighting layout that encompasses the front dynamic Shield design of the car.

The all new Mitsubishi XPANDER CROSS showcased at the GHK Motors in Beribi. Image:Yusri Adanan

Its profile reveals to have a futuristic and sleek look with its integrated spoiler and upswept LED taillights that are neatly arranged. 

The most significant change in the Mitsubishi Xpander Cross comes on the outside as the exterior enhancements give the MPV a lot more character. 

The MPV  has a polarising design that captivates the public with a unique and signature three-tier lighting layout that encompasses the front ‘Dynamic Shield’ design of the car.

The MPVs front fascia echoes the Japanese automaker’s Dynamic Shield design philosophy with its signature geometric design, portraying the perfect balance between dynamism and power

The all new Mitsubishi XPANDER CROSS showcased at the GHK Motors in Beribi. Image: Azrina Zin

Its profile reveals to have a futuristic and sleek look with its integrated spoiler and swept-back daytime running lights for a more streamlined and pronounced look.

Moreover, the robust and protective lower bumper ‘skid plate’ design further emphasizes an SUV image.

To give a wider stance and sense of stability, the Xpander Cross is 50mm wider than the standard Xpander model.

The characteristic SUV-style black wide wheel arches, door garnishes, and larger-profile tires with 17” inch alloy wheels add a sense of protection and emphasize the strong SUV style. It also comes with silver-coloured roof rails for extra loading capacity.

The all new Mitsubishi XPANDER CROSS showcased at the GHK Motors in Beribi. Image: Azrina Zin

At the rear of the Xpander Cross, a piano black tailgate garnish underneath the rear window and a larger skid plate on the lower part of the bumper enhances a tough image.

Two new colors debut on Xpander Cross – a high-class Graphite Gray metallic and eye-catching Sunrise Orange metallic.

A stylish 17×6 1/2J alloy wheel featured on the all new XPANDER CROSS. Image: Yusri Adanan

The Xpander Cross is also available in 4 other stunning colours:, Deep Bronze Metallic, Jet Black Mica, Sterling Silver Metallic, and Pearl White

Versatile and comfortable inside

On the inside, the MPV has supportive seven seats that boast quality and refined material that offers support and a wide range of adjustability and flexibility – all contributing to comfortable driving pleasure

The seven-seater also offers comfort at the highest level and even more space for both driver and passenger

XPANDER CROSS comfortable driver seating space. Image:Yusri Adana

The MPV offers the highest level of flexibility and even more space for both driver and passenger with a 60:40 split and the third row with a 50:50 split to expand bigger space of cargo.

The refreshed MPV also provides excellent passenger convenience and a large cargo space thanks to its optimized interior space designing. 

XPANDER CROSS comfortable passenger seating space. Image:Yusri Adanan

The seven-seater is paired with a larger body to maximise cargo and luggage space — enough to hold four gallons of water bottles.

Safety and Performance

In terms of safety features, the Mitsubishi Xpander impresses with its wide range of innovative safety features, which includes Dual Airbags, Anti-lock braking system (ABS) with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution system (EBD), rear view camera, Emergency Stop Signal (ESS) and more.

The interior dashboard features of the New XPANDER CROSS. Image: Yusri Adanan

Not only that, but the seatbelt safety features have also been improved with the updated pre-tensioner seat belt (with force limiter) designed to recoil instantly during a frontal collision, protecting both driver and passengers and minimising injuries.

The Xpander Cross is built with RISE body (Reinforced Impact Safety Evolution) whereby the structure of the car is made from high tensile steel to enhance passenger’s protection in the event of collision.

A general view of the XPANDER CROSS engine. Image:Yusri Adanan

Under the hood, the  MPV is powered by a 1.5L, 16 valve DOHC engine with advanced MIVEC (Mitsubishi Intelligent & Innovative Valve timing & lift Electronic control system) offering an improved powertrain refinement. 

Moreover, the Advanced Edition is an option for customers which will equip the Xpander Cross with Auto-tailgate and Hardstone of 7” Touchscreen Player with access to the Rear camera.

All-in-all, the refreshed Mitsubishi XPANDER ticks all the right boxes for a small family MPV.

A rear side view of the all new XPANDER CROSS . Image: Yusri Adanan

In addition to that, customers are able to purchase the New Xpander Cross with a promotional hire purchase rate of 3.75% and a complimentary V-Kool Tinted.  

Mitsubishi New Facelift Pajero Sport 2.4L 4WD

Make your presence known with the new Facelift Pajero Sport. The Pajero exudes a tough and bold presence – a sure-fire to stand out on the road

The New Facelift Pajero Sport inherits the Pajero series off-road capability, reliability and durability in a mid-size SUV.

The new facelift PAJERO SPORT. Image:Yusri Adanan

It was redesigned with the theme of “Elevate your Journey”.  It features a more powerful yet refined exterior, high quality and comfortable interior with advanced functions. 

Powerful performance and all-terrain confidence

The new Pajero Sport is created to meet the drivers’ desire for exploration and adventure. 

The Pajero Sport is powered by the 2.4L MIVEC direct injection turbocharged diesel and an 8-speed Automatic transmission delivers excellent environmental and smooth performance.

A general view of the facelift PAJERO SPORT engine. Image:Yusri Adanan

It also retains the Super-Select 4WD-II system with sporty paddle shifts that deliver optimal traction for all surfaces and confidence-inspiring handling characteristics. 

The Off-Road mode with a newly designed dial switch on 4WD models elevates all-terrain performance and self-extraction capability through the integrated control of engine output, transmission settings and brake power.

265/60R18 tire with 18-inch alloy wheel featured on the facelift PAJERO SPORT. Image:Yusri Adanan

Moreover, the Pajero Sport offers the class-leading 5.2 metres turning radius (U-turns) with newly designed bold, thick and sharp 18” Alloy wheels and 1 full spare tyre.

Exterior design accentuates wide, Sculptured and Powerful appearance

Aesthetically, the upgraded Pajero Sports looks nothing like its predecessor.

Designed for toughness from grille to tailgate, the midsize SUV ditches its conservative look to significantly fresher and more muscular than its predecessor.

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Carrying the Mitsubishi Motors’ la signature design language, the front bumper and grille assembly is redesigned to emphasise Mitsubishi’s latest “Dynamic Shield” design language, and now includes cornering lamps as well as the LED headlamp clusters. 

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Moreover, the higher bonnet of the vehicle exhibits a deeper front face, while a more solid, powerful chrome part design projects a more refined, sophisticated appearance

The New Facelift  Pajero Sport Available in 7 colours: White Diamond, Deep Bronze Metallic, Jet Black Mica, Graphite Grey Metallic, Sterling Silver Metallic, Deep Blue Mica and Red Mica.

High quality and Comfortable Interior

Inside, the driver and passengers are pampered in comfortable seats, surrounded by strong and quality materials that push the envelope for the midsize SUV.

Moreover, comfort and spaciousness have always been first and foremost on the minds of the Japanese automaker when it comes to cabin design ensuring a smooth journey.

PAJERO SPORTS comfortable passenger seating space. Image:Yusri Adanan

The New Facelift Pajero Sport is equipped with full leather seats with ample knee and elbow room space. 

For added practicality, the SUV  is equipped with Push-start engine switch and keyless operation system.  

Image:Yusri Adanan

Moreover, the Pajero Sport displays an elegant dashboard dominated by an 8.0-inch infotainment touchscreen display compatible with both Apple CarPlay and Google Android Auto. 

Space and cabin practicality is the highlight for the SUV.

Safety Features

When it comes to safety and technology, the upgraded  Pajero Sports  has a wealth of innovation that provides every passenger with peace of mind.

The 7-seater comes equipped with innovative and safety functions that offer the ultimate confidence and maximum comfort in all journeys. 

The safety features include 7 SRS Airbags, Brake Auto Hold, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution system (EBD), Active Stability Control (ASTC), Hill Start Assist (HSA) and Active Traction Control.

The new facelift PAJERO SPORT dashboard display. Image:Yusri Adana

It is also equipped with a Multi-around monitor (Bird-eye view), rear sensor and reverse camera.

The seatbelt safety features have also been improved with the updated pre-tensioner seat belt (with force limiter) designed to recoil instantly during a frontal collision, protecting both driver and passengers and minimising injuries

Moreover, the New Facelift Pajero Sport is built with RISE body (Reinforced Impact Safety Evolution) whereby the structure of the car is made from high tensile steel to enhance passenger’s protection in event of collision.

On top of that, the New Facelift Pajero Sport was awarded 5-stars from the New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) for Southeast Asian countries.

Spacious back compartment that can be adjusted to individual needs. Image:Yusri Adanan

In addition, customers are able to purchase the new Facelifted  Pajero Sports with a promotional hire purchase rate of 3.75% and free of V-kool tinted. 

Rugged rear side view of the all new XPANDER CROSS. Image:Yusri Adanan

Present to launch the all-new Mitsubishi Xpander Cross and the upgraded Mitsubishi Pajero Sport was Managing Director of GHK Motors Pehin Kapitan Lela Diraja Dato Paduka Goh King Chin,Chairman of GHK Motors Pengiran Halaluddin PM Dato Shariffuddin, Head of Sales & Marketing Division of Baiduri Finance Berhad Haji Mohd Said bin Haji Zaniaand Managing Director of BIBD At-Tamwil, Pg Haji Rosli Pg Haji Md Daud of Baiduri.

Also in attendance to officiate the event were the Director of GHK Motors, Jake Goh, and General Manager Sales of Mitsubishi Division Au Thien Kiong.

Image: Azrina Zin

For more information, visit the GHK showroom at the Sumbangsih Bahagia Building in Beribi to book a test drive with the latest Perodua Myvi or follow them on Instagram @mitsubishimotors.bn for the latest updates.

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This article was first published on 10 July 2021 in our Weekly E-Paper issue 149

THE BRUNEIAN | BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN

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