meet a new special takeaway

meet a new special takeaway


All units of the L200 special edition (Mitsubishi L200 Triton R) will be manufactured in the city of Catalão-GO (Photo: Solutions / Mitsubishi)

Do you like public speaking? Have you ever thought of having a car prepared for this type of competition just for you? If the answers to these two questions were yes, we have very important information. Mitsubishi announced last Monday (12/13) that it will produce and sell 10 units of Mitsubishi L200 Triton R. This model is nothing more than the L200 Triton prepared for rally championships in 2022, such as the Sertões Rally Championship and the Mitsubishi Cup.

Mitsubishi L200 Triton R
Mitsubishi L200 Triton R (Photo: Disclosure / Mitsubishi)

Mitsubishi L200 Triton R: meet the new version of the pickup

The automaker has always been known for participating in such competitions. Now, it’s time for the public to get a chance to drive a pickup truck. All units of the L200 special edition will be manufactured in the city of Catalão-GO. According to the Japanese car manufacturer, the preparation of the model is done by specialized technicians who have experience in preparing such models.

But not everyone will be able to buy this car. Only 10 pieces will be produced. Their values, depending on the brand, are advised. That is, those who like to get Mitsubishi L200 Triton R you will have to contact via e-mail (contato@spinelliracing.com.br). Spinelli Racing has a partnership with the car manufacturer of the three diamonds.

Mitsubishi L200 Triton used during this year’s Mitsubishi Cup (Photo: Disclosure / Mitsubishi)

This car depends L200 Triton of the street. However, it passed changes to receive the approval of Brazilian Automobile Confederation (CBA) and comply with the security requirements of Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA). in Type T2 production vehicles. In this case, the pickup retained certain characteristics of the street model, such as the chassis, transmission, engine and body.

Details of the inner side

Mitsubishi L200 Triton R

Mitsubishi L200 Triton R (Photo: Advertising/Mitsubishi) The exterior received a few changes. However, the interior feels like a race car. All to make the car lighter. The interior trim, for example, has been removed. The original desks were replaced by two shell desks. In that case, new seats were added for protection.

Mitsubishi L200 Triton R (Photo: Disclosure / Mitsubishi)
Mitsubishi L200 Triton R (Photo: Disclosure / Mitsubishi)

For the same purpose, protection bars (also called santantonio) were added. The pilot and navigator also have six-point seat belts to assist in this task. Replacing the door glass with acrylic was also important to reduce weight. THE L200 Triton R It also has air conditioning, a steering wheel finished with Alcantara leather, fire extinguishers, a central car key.

mechanical set

Mitsubishi L200 Triton R
Mitsubishi L200 Triton Sport Street (Photo: Disclosure / Mitsubishi)

Mechanical set of Mitsubishi L200 Triton R it is very interesting. This car is equipped with an engine 2.4L diesel 16V DOHC MIVEC with Common-Rail electronic injection. SFI chips reprogrammed it. In this special version of the oriental image, the engine can produce high power 225 hp at 3,750 rpm and maximum torque 51.2 kgfm at 2,350 rpm.

It is mated to a six-speed manual transmission. The brand also highlights the fact that the car has undergone changes in shock absorbers, moles and tires. In addition, the traction control system and ABS brakes were removed. In other words, everything to improve the handling of the car.

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Pedro Giordan

Pedro GiordanThe journalist graduated from the Methodist University of São Paulo in 2017. The author of Garage360 since 2021, where since then he has gathered experience and research on the automotive industry. Previously, he worked in journalism, press relations, a football blog and a sports website.