The Mitsubishi Pajero Mini (also known as the Mini Pajero) was a popular used import in Pakistan. It was one of the most popular SUVs from the Japanese carmaker when it was first introduced in 1994, owing to its tiny size, lightweight body, and remarkable off-road skills. The Pajero Mini small SUV was retired by Mitsubishi in 2012.
However, according to recent media sources, the Mitsubishi Pajero Mini is slated to return. According to sources, the new resurrection model is close to being ready for public display. The portal has also posted a few drawings of the new Pajero Mini, which is expected to keep the square, boxy form of the previous model while adding current stylistic aspects.
NMKV, a joint venture between Mitsubishi and Nissan, is developing Mitsubishi’s tiny cars, however Mitsubishi will be in charge of development. NMKV is also responsible for the Nissan Dayz and Mitsubishi eK.
According to reports, the new Pajero Mini will be available as an all-electric vehicle (EV) as well as a gasoline vehicle with a mild hybrid system. The new Pajero Mini will have a unique 4WD system with excellent performance. It’s reported to be based on Mitsubishi’s S-AWC concept. The new Pajero Mini will be available in a three-door form and will compete with the Suzuki Jimny, which has been a tremendous hit in Japan.
Mitsubishi might launch an all-electric vehicle in 2024, according to the article. Depending on demand, a gasoline and hybrid version may be added later. Both Mitsubishi and Nissan will be selling the new model. The Nissan version will very certainly be offered under a different name and with minor cosmetic differences.
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