Bangkok, May 21, 2013 Mitsubishi Motors Nextgeneration Global Compact Sedan to Be Launched in Thailand in July Charming nextgeneration global sedan to be named Attrage Bangkok, May 21, 2013 Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced that its nextgeneration global compact sedan, to be named Attrage*1, will be launched in the Thai market this July. The Attrage qualifies for the Thai government's Ecocar Project*2 and will be produced at MMC subsidiary Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co. Ltd.'s third factory at the Laem Chabang Industrial Estate in Chonburi province in Thailand. *1:Contrived based on the English attractive *2:Qualifications: fuel efficiency based on European calculation methods of at least 5L/100KM (20km/L) , meet EURO4 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. Main Features The Attrage will bring styling befitting a nextgeneration global compact sedan, featuring ●
a short nose which delivers an outstanding forward field of view
superior maneuverability with a classleading minimum turning radius of 4.8 meters
graceful and flowing side proportions which balance aerodynamics and interior space among the most generous in its class
sleek aerodynamics, with a dynamic character line which kicks up towards the rear.
The Attrage is expected to achieve a fuel efficiency of 22 km/liter*3, among the best in its class, achieved with a combination of uncompromising weight reduction throughout and ●
A lightweight RISE (Reinforced Impact Safety Evolution) body the lightest in its class due to the extensive use of hightensile steel
A lightweight and compact 1.2liter MIVEC engine
CVT with subgeartrain or 5speed manual
Excellent aerodynamics providing a drag coefficient (CD) of 0.29, among the best in its class.
*3: Calculated based on NEDC (New European Driving Cycle) The Attrage delivers driving pleasure thanks to agility 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.