Monday, November 7th, 2011
MMAL’s President and CEO, Genichiro Nishina, said the introduction of the two-wheel drive Challenger offers customers more flexibility and caters for the growing demand for two-wheel drive vehicles.

“The two-wheel drive segment is becoming increasingly popular with customers wanting versatile vehicles that offer economical performance, so we are pleased to introduce the 2WD Challenger with the option of a reversing camera to enhance safety,” Nishina said.

The reversing camera is available for the two-wheel drive diesel automatic Challenger through the Convenience Pack which retails for $3,640 and also includes side and curtain airbags to improve vehicle safety.

On the exterior, the Convenience Pack adds 17-inch alloy wheels, stylish radiator grille, fog lamps, rain and light sensors and roof rails. In the cabin, the pack includes a leather steering wheel with audio controls, privacy glass, six speaker sound system and climate control.

Powered by a 2.5L high power Common Rail Direct Injection Turbo Diesel engine and with the choice of five speed manual or automatic transmission, Challenger 2WD boasts fuel economy of 8.2L/100km and 9.6L/100km respectively and has a three tonne towing capacity.

Reversing camera is now a standard feature for the four-wheel drive LS and XLS models, with the camera monitor appearing automatically in the electro-chromatic rear view mirror when reverse gear is engaged to enhance driver visibility and awareness.

Cabin comfort and convenience has been improved through the addition of a USB port on LS and XLS models while seven seat models receive improved rear air-conditioning.

Available colour choices for the 2WD Challenger include Charcoal, Cool Silver, Terra Rossa, Dark Blue, White and Black. The 4WD Challenger LS and XLS colours include Charcoal, Cool Silver, Ironbark, Terra Rossa, Dark Blue, White and Black with Challenger 4WD base model available in all colours excluding Ironbark.

Mitsubishi provides its industry leading warranty on all Challenger vehicles, including a comprehensive five year/130,000 km whole vehicle warranty, backed up by its 10 year/160,000 km powertrain warranty and a five year/130,000 kilometre roadside assistance package.

For further information contact
Lenore Fletcher
Head of Corporate Communications
Phone: 08 8275 2348
Mobile: 0408 320 797
[email protected]

Caitlin Beale
Corporate Communications Manager
Phone: 08 8275 7250
Mobile: 0417 243 719
[email protected]

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Mitsubishi Motors Australia is part of the global Mitsubishi Motors organisation and is fully owned by Mitsubishi, one of the world's largest companies.

The company's history dates back to 1870, when Mitsubishi's Japanese founder, Yataro Iwasaki, started a shipping company with three steamships. The company grew from strength to strength and, in 1914, registered the Mitsubishi three-diamond trademark. This symbol embodies more than 130 years of tradition, and has earned the confidence and trust of customers all over the world.

Mitsubishi takes great pride from knowing that more than 11 million people from around the world have chosen to drive a Mitsubishi vehicle. There are Mitsubishi dealers in more than 200 sites across Australia. These professional and knowledgeable dealers help owners ensure their Mitsubishi car is always looked after by fully-trained Mitsubishi technicians, using genuine Mitsubishi parts that meet stringent global standards.

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Caitlin Beale
P: 08 8275 7250
M: +61 0417 243 719


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