Mitsubishi has appear facelifted versions of the ASX and Mirage at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. The ASX baby SUV gets cast new front-end administration as able-bodied as updates to the trim levels, while the Mirage burghal car additionally gets a revised nose, bigger affection autogenous plastics and tweaks to the chassis.
The new 2016 ASX ditches the old model’s angular Mitsubishi Lancer-like adenoids and now gets a absolutely new front-end, bringing it band with the new Outlander and Outlander PHEV models. It’ll access in the UK after this year.
The ASX’s estimation of Mitsubishi’s new ‘Dynamic Shield’ administration is hardly beneath affecting compared to the Outlander, but it still gets a ample appearance atramentous console on the advanced bonanza and affluence of chrome to accord a “3D advancement of motion”, according to Mitsubishi.
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Other changes accommodate a bluff fin antenna, 18-inch multi-spoke admixture wheels, an auto concealment rear appearance mirror, piano atramentous account on the council caster and a new bench fabric. The ASX’s 112bhp 1.6-litre agent has additionally been tweaked and now comes with Auto Stop & Go – the ASX’s added 1.6 petrol and 2.2 agent engines abide changed.
Meanwhile the Mirage burghal car has additionally been advised to an overhaul. It too gets a altered adenoids with a added high grille, bi-xenon lights and, unusually, a ability bulge. To the rear there are altered lights and bumper, and there are two new admixture caster designs and anatomy colours.
Inside the Mirage gets new bench fabrics, a new council wheel, a few splashes of chrome, DAB radio and an underfloor accumulator alcove in the boot. All cars additionally get hill-start abetment as standard.
The anatomy has been acicular up, according to Mitsubishi. Thanks to new springs and dampers, the front-end of the car is bluff and there’s beneath anatomy cycle during cornering, and the council has been tweaked to accord added accuracy. It’ll be hitting showrooms in the Spring.
Joining the ASX and Mirage facelifts at Geneva are the eX-Concept. The appearance car, which was aboriginal appear at the Tokyo Motor Appearance aftermost year, paves the way for an all-electric SUV that’s set to access in the abutting four years to accompany the next-generation ASX in the range. Additionally at the show, Mitsubishi appear the Outlander and ASX Geoseek concepts.
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