Hindustan Motors has launched Mitsubishi's SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle) the all New Montero and its rally sports car Evolution X today at the Autocar Performance Show, 2010 in Mumbai commencing today. The New Montero is is the upgraded model of its previous Mitsubishi Montero whereas the Evo X is inspired from current sedan Mitsubishi Lancer.
New Montero is still available with the same 4-cylinder engine with 3200 cubic capacity with a turbo-diesel engine which is mated to a 5 speed manual transmission gearbox, is BS – 4 compliant with the inclusion of a new catalytic converter and swirl control bulb addition. Its power has increased by 37 bhp to bring the grand total to 199.28 bhp whereas the extra 59NM torque takes the twist force to 450 NM which is more than the previous model.Minor changes have been made in from and rear bumper to make it more stylish. Price for this SUV is expected to be Rs. 38.95 lakh rupees (Ex-showroom in New Delhi).
The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X might make it to the Indian shores by June, feel industry insiders. For a long time Mitsubishi India has been doing nothing new to capture the very lucrative Indian auto market while global carmakers are busy flooding the Indian markets with made-for-India cars and other successful models.