THAILAND: Mitsubishi reveals Attrage - Mirage/Space Star sedan
The new Attrage will compete with other locally-built Eco-Car small sedans such as the Honda Amaze
Mitsubishi Motors (MMC) has revealed initial details of the production version of the G4 concept from the recent Bangkok motor show. This new model, a sedan version of the Mirage/Space Star hatchback, is called 'Attrage'.
The Attrage qualifies for the Thai government's Eco-car Project*. It will be produced at MMC subsidiary Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co. Ltd.'s third factory at the Laem Chabang Industrial Estate in Chonburi province.
In the local market, the standard engine will be a 1.2-litre three-cylinder MIVEC petrol unit in combination with five-speed manual or CVT gearboxes.
The new model is due for launch in Thailand during July, with exports to right- and left-hand drive markets to follow.
*Qualifications: fuel efficiency based on European calculation methods of at least 5l/100KM (20km/l), meet EU4 exhaust gas regulations, invest over THB5 billion into production in Thailand, and produce over 100,000 units per year after the fifth year of production.
Author: Glenn Brooks
Companies: Mitsubishi Motors Corporation
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