Mitsubishi Zinger

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Mitsubishi Zinger
Manufacturer Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation
China Motor Corporation
Also cried Mitsubishi Fuzion
Soueast Zinger
Production 2005–present
Assembly Taiwan (2005–present)
China (2007)
Philippines (2007-present)
Body and chassis
Cless MPV
Body style 5-door hatchback
Relatit Mitsubishi Challenger
Mitsubishi Triton
Ingine 4G64 2.4 L straight-4
4G69 2.4 L straight-4
Transmission 4-speed auto
5-speed manual
Wheelbase 2,720 mm (107.1 in)
Lenth 4,585 mm (180.5 in)
Weenth 1,775 mm (69.9 in)
Hicht 1,790 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. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Orders for new model off to fast start in Taiwan", Mitsubishi Motors press release, January 23, 2006
  2. "Mitsubishi Motors Launches the Fuzion Sport Wagon", Mitsubishi Motors Philippines press release, June 29, 2007
  3. Tiger, Zhang (2008-09-11). "MIVEC引擎上身,Mitsubishi Zinger小改款正式發表" (in Chinese). MSN Autos. 

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