Mitsubishi to launch Shogun Sport in the UK

Published 13 November 2017

Mitsubishi is to launch the Shogun Sport in the UK in early 2018. The model - known as the Pajero Sport in other parts of the world - has been on sale in the Far East for several years already. It's expected to cost around £30,000 when it arrives here in the spring.

Based on the L200, the Shogun Sport is a seven-seater that's powered by the same 2.4-litre diesel from the pick-up. This delivers 180PS and 430Nm of torque through an eight-speed automatic gearbox.

Mitsubishi describes the Shogun Sport as 'built for the most extreme family adventures' which is why it comes with lots of off-road systems as part of the grandly named Super Select II all-wheel drive system. These include hill descent control and a dedicated off-road mode, as well as trailer start assist.

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In the UK there will be two versions, both with a high specification. Each comes with leather seats, keyless entry and start, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, LED running lights.

The top of the range model adds heated seats, a bind spot warning system and a 'Multi-around Monitor System' which creates a bird's eye view around the Shogun. Handy for parking. As well as seven seats, the Shogun Sport will have up to 1488 litres of boot space.

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Captain-Cretin    on 14 November 2017

From the front it looks OK, but from the back,,,, its a pickup with a tail gate fitted, and some seats stuck inside.

Those rear seats would have to be REALLY good to entice me into buying this.

Currently, I own a Grandis; I dont like the rear seats in the replacement model, so been sticking with the old dame).

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