The 2016 Mitsubishi Montero is a compact SUV produced by Japanese automaker Mitsubishi Motors. Originally called Mitsubish Pajero , was renamed Montero in Spanish-speaking countries and the United States, because “jerk” in Spanish is a term vulgar meaning masturbatory. The Mitsubishi Montero also corresponds to the model Shogun in the UK. The 2016 Mitsubishi Montero main competitor is the Toyota Land Cruiser Prado.
2016 Mitsubishi Montero History
The 2nd generation of the 2016 Mitsubishi Montero, owned by the Italian police. It was officially unveiled as a prototype at the Tokyo Motor Show 1973. The final first-generation model appeared in the same room, edition of 1981, coming to market in 1982. Subsequently, there have been a total of five generations of the car, launched in 1982, 1991, 1999 and 2006 respectively.
In its first generation 2016 Mitsubishi Montero, was the first Japanese SUV to feature independent front suspension and turbo diesel engine. The second and third generations were complete redesign of the vehicle with great success in their mechanical performance, a master of 4×4, proving to be the vehicle’s Dakar Rally has won. The fourth generation was mainly a redesign of the image, security systems, and engine. Also, because of the brand recognition, Mitsubishi Motors decided to apply the model name Montero Sport Mitsubishi Challenger .
2016 Mitsubishi Montero Engine
The 2016 Mitsubishi Montero LS 4-door (USA) Finally, in 1988, a 3.0-liter V6 SOHC engine made available, along with a 2.5-liter turbo diesel engine, with the first 4×4 inter-cooler. This translated into better acceleration medium to high rev ranges. The long distance between axes models has a link coil system for better suspension comfort and off-road capability. It has a 3-door body for a short wheelbase (SWB) or a 5-door body for a long wheelbase (LWB). Including 2.6 L I4 engine with 82 kW (110 PS hp / 112), 3.0 L V6 with EFI and 104 kW (139 hp PS / 141) and a turbocharged 2.5 L I4 Diesel OHV 62 kW (83 PS hp / 84) or an inter-cooled 70 kW (94 PS hp / 95). Part-time four-wheel drive is standard on all models.
The Generation I platform was later assembled under license by Hyundai Precision Products as the Hyundai Galloper from 1991 to 2003, and sel to Europe for a short time. At the same time it used the first mechanical generation, Galloper nearest to the second generation Pajero body.