Mitsubishi To Discontinue Pajero Globally; Final Edition Revealed

Mitsubishi Pajero Final Edition

Mitsubishi Pajero Final Edition is limited to 1,000 units (300 units of 3 door and 700 units of five door); will also come with a unique number plaque

Mitsubishi is going to discontinue the iconic off-roader Pajero globally. The Pajero was first introduced in 1982 and since then the model was a popular choice for hard core off-road enthusiasts. Even though Pajero can put some new generation SUV to shame in off-roading the competition have moved on and customers demand more from their vehicles.

In the last few years, sales of Pajero were going down and finally the Japanese manufacturer has decided to pull the plug. To celebrate the long history of Pajero, Mitsubishi has introduced final edition models in both three door and five door body styles. The final edition is limited to 1000 units only (300 units of 3 door and 700 units of five door) and it will also come with a unique number plaque.

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Mitsubishi Pajero Final Edition 1

The three door final edition comes with 18 inch alloy wheels with special 265/60 R18 tyres, 4 mm front and under-run protection bar, roof rails, aluminium under body skid plate for engine and gearbox protection, headlamp washers, automatic headlamp, rain sensing wipers, heated seats, cruise control, heated windscreen and new infotainment system with Bluetooth connectivity.

The five door final edition model get unique 20 inch dual tone black or silver alloy wheels with 265/60 R20 tyres, electrically operated sunroof, illuminated stainless steel front and rear door sills, leather seats, rear spoiler, navigation and 7 inch touch screen infotainment system. Both models are powered by same 3.2 L diesel engine producing 190 PS of power and 441 Nm of torque.

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This engine is mated to 5 speed automatic and four wheel drive system comes as standard on final edition models. One of the reasons for retiring the Pajero is the lack of demand along with huge running cost. The engines powering current generation Pajero is outdated and it will increase cost to make these compliant with upcoming stricter emission norms in Europe.