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Mitsubishi Thailand to launch Mirage Sedan this July

Mitsubishi Thailand to launch Mirage Sedan this July image

Text: / Photos: MMC Press | posted May 22, 2013 14:13

To be named as the Mitsubishi Attrage

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced that the sedan version of the Mitsubishi Mirage will be launched in the Thai market this July. Based on the Mitsubishi Concept G4, the sedan version of the Mirage be bearing the nameplate ‘Attrage’ (Attractive+Mirage).

The Attrage will be produced at MMC subsidiary Mitsubishi Motors Thailand Co. Ltd.'s third factory at the Laem Chabang Industrial Estate in Chonburi province, Thailand. It will have the same powertrain as the Mirage, a 1.2-liter inline-3 MIVEC engine mated to either a CVT or a 5-speed manual.

The Attrage features similar design cues with the Mirage like its short-nosed fascia as well as its side profile. Turning radius is reported to be minimal at 4.8 meters.

The Attrage is expected to be previewed here in the Philippines as soon as August, right after Thailand's debut.