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Mitsubishi Concept G4 Compact Sedan Concept Car to Be Unveiled a


Mitsubishi Concept G4 Compact Sedan Concept Car to Be Unveiled at 34th Bangkok International Motor Show

Tokyo, Mar 4, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (MMTh), Mitsubishi Motors Corporation's (MMC) exclusive producer and distributor in Thailand, will present the global debut of the MITSUBISHI Concept G4(1) concept model for a new-generation compact sedan its world debut at the 34th Bangkok International Motor Show(2) from March 25 through April 7.

In a lineup of 23 concept and Thai-built models on the MMTh booth, the MITSUBISHI Concept G4 will be joined by the MITSUBISHI Concept GR-HEV(3), an FR(4) sport utility truck powered by a diesel-hybrid drivetrain. Thailand-built production models on display will include the Mirage global compact car, which has been a hot seller in Thailand, the Lancer EX mid-size sedan, Triton pickup and Pajero Sport SUV.

1. MITSUBISHI Concept G4

The MITSUBISHI Concept G4 is a concept model for a new compact sedan which MMC plans to roll out globally. The MITSUBISHI Concept G4 uses a high-clarity brilliant-cut diamond motif in the design of the front grill, headlamps and rear combination lamps to create a frontal visage with a commanding presence and a tail end which leaves a sharp impression as it drives off into the distance.

The MITSUBISHI Concept G4 carries next-generation compact sedan styling featuring -- a short nose which delivers an outstanding forward field of view and superior maneuverability, -- graceful and flowing side proportions which balances interior space among the most generous in its class with very sleek aerodynamics, and -- a dynamic character line which kicks up towards the rear.

The MITSUBISHI Concept G4 achieves fuel efficiency that is among the best in its class as its RISE (Reinforced Impact Safety Evolution) body - the lightest in its class due to the extensive use of high-tensile steel - is powered by a lightweight and compact 1.2-liter MIVEC engine mated to a CVT with sub-geartrain in addition to uncompromising weight reduction throughout.

The MITSUBISHI Concept G4 delivers driving pleasure thanks to the agile and pleasing driving dynamics stemming from its lighter weight as well as its reassuring handling/stability and comfortable ride. Passenger comfort is enhanced by the high hip point and large door openings which facilitate entry and exit as well as by its generous rear seat leg space.

2. Mitsubishi Motors' Lineup at the 34th Bangkok International Motor Show


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Model                     No. on display  Comments
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MITSUBISHI Concept G4      1             World premiere concept model
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MITSUBISHI Concept GR-HEV  1             Concept model (due to be exhibited
                                         at 2013 Geneva Motor Show).
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Mirage                     8             Built at MMTh.
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Lancer EX                  2             Built at MMTh.
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Triton                     6             L200 in some markets. Built at MMTh.
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Pajero Sport               5             Montero Sport or Nativa in some
                                         markets. Built at MMTh.
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Total                     23
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3. Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (MMTh) Profile


1) Head office:              88 Moo 11 Phahonyothin Road
                             Tambon Klong Nueng, Amphoe Khlong Luang
                             Pathum Thani 12120, Thailand
2) Factory:                  199 Moo 3 Leam Chabang Industrial Estate
                             Tungsukhla, Sriracha
                             Chonburi 20230, Thailand
3) Representative director:  Nobuyuki Murahashi
4) Capitalization:           THB 7 billion
5) Employees:                Approximately 7,400
6) Founded:                  January 1987
7) Models produced
-- No. 1 Factory:            Triton (L200), Pajero Sport, Lancer EX
-- No. 2 Factory:            Triton (L200), Pajero Sport
-- No. 3 Factory:            Mirage

(1) Global 4-door sedan. (2) For more information please visit http://www.grandprixgroup.com/motorshow/Default2.aspx (3) Grand Runner. The vision of a new SUT speeding across vast and majestic terrain driven by advanced technology. (4) Front engine Rear wheel drive.

About Mitsubishi Motors

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (TSE: 7211) was established in 1970 and is one of the few automobile companies in the world that produces a full line of automotive products ranging from 660-cc mini cars and passenger cars to commercial vehicles and heavy-duty trucks and buses. The company also operates consumer financing services and provides this to its customer base. For more information, please visit www.mitsubishi-motors.com.

Contact:

Mitsubishi Motors Public Relations Department http://www.mitsubishi-motors.com +81-3-6852-4275

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