Mitsubishi Zinger

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Mitsubishi Zinger
ManufacturerMitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation
China Motor Corporation
Cried an awMitsubishi Fuzion
Soueast Zinger
AssemblyTaiwan (2005–present)
China (2007)
Philippines (2007-present)
Bouk an chassis
Body style5-door hatchback
RelatitMitsubishi Challenger
Mitsubishi Triton
Ingine4G64 2.4 L straight-4
4G69 2.4 L straight-4
Transmission4-speed auto
5-speed manual
Wheelbase2,720 mm (107.1 in)
Lenth4,585 mm (180.5 in)
Weenth1,775 mm (69.9 in)
Hicht1,790 mm (70.5 in)

The Mitsubishi Zinger is a MPV designed bi Mitsubishi Motors in conjunction wi the China Motor Corporation, based on the chassis o the Mitsubishi Challenger, an sauld in Taiwan frae December 24, 2005.[1] The name derives frae a "person or something full of energy and vitality".[1] Syne Juin 2007 it haes an aa been mercatit in the Philippines as the Mitsubishi Fuzion, as the company claims it "merges thegither the best characteristics o [three] vehicles, the sporty character an ruggedness o an SUV, the spaciousness an versatility o a van, an ridin comfort o a passenger caur".[2]

The first month's sales wur 2,285, substantially exceedin the 1,200/month initial target.[1] The companies planned tae expand intae mainland Cheenae in the seicont hauf o 2007 when a jynt-production ventur atween CMC an South East (Fujian) Motor Co., Ltd. came onstream.[1]

The 4-speed automatic model ingine wis replaced bi a 4G69 MIVEC-equipped version at the end o 2008, in order tae meet new emissions stanudarts.[3] The 5-speed manual model still uise the 4G64 ingine.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b c d "Orders for new model off to fast start in Taiwan" Archived 2006-12-10 at the Wayback Machine, Mitsubishi Motors press release, January 23, 2006
  2. "Mitsubishi Motors Launches the Fuzion Sport Wagon" Archived 2007-08-14 at the Wayback Machine, Mitsubishi Motors Philippines press release, June 29, 2007
  3. Tiger, Zhang (11 September 2008). "MIVEC引擎上身,Mitsubishi Zinger小改款正式發表" (in Chinese). MSN Autos. Cite has empty unkent parameter: |coauthors= (help)CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)

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