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. Archived frae the original on 14 September 2008. Cite has empty unkent parameter: |coauthors= (help)CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)

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