On June 12th, 2019, in the launch event of the first professional off-road racing team in Hanoi, Mitsubishi Motors Vietnam announced to become the main sponsor for the racing team named “RACING AKA”, formed by Lien Minh Production Joint Stock Company. Accordingly, the racing team will be equipped with original Triton models and slight upgraded operating capacity to participate in domestic professional off-road racing competitions.
Over a century of development, with the proven track record in the top racing competitions and 12 times champion of the toughest rally raid on the planet – Dakar Rally, SUV, pickup models with powerful performance – speed and durability are always the traditional strengths of Mitsubishi Motors. The impressive achievements, successive championships in off-road racing competitions have proved that Mitsubishi Motors is capable of inventing sports cars with outstanding operating features. Particularly, Mitsubishi Triton is highly suitable to represent a “Sports and off-road pickup” model.
“RACING AKA”, including members who are experienced drivers, car and speed enthusiasts, will participate in professional off-road racing competitions with Triton pickups. “Power – Durability – Flexibility” is one of the key elements for a model to participate in professional off-road challenges, and the reason why “RACING AKA” trusts Mitsubishi Triton. In 2019, “RACING AKA” is expected to compete at some important events such as Knock out the King, HTV Challenge Cup, King of Pickup, …
Mitsubishi Motors Vietnam will accompany and support as best as possible for the team in the tournaments. In particular, “RACING AKA” will always receive advices and professional racing experiences from Mr. Hiroshi Masuoka – a legendary racer with two successive championships of Dakar Rally. The launch event of the first professional off-road racing team in Vietnam will be imprinted with the moment that Dakar Rally champion – Mr. Hiroshi Masuoka hands the key of two Mitsubishi Triton with upgraded operating ability to “RACING AKA”. Besides, the guests will also be able to enjoy the top-level driving performance of Mr. Masuoka and the members of “RACING AKA”.
By accompanying the “RACING AKA” team, MMV wishes to contribute to the improvement and passion for off-road in Vietnam, not only focus on developing a variety of products responding customer tastes but also strive to develop a culture and passion for cars and have a part in developing a professional and earnest motorsport in Vietnam.
About Mitsubishi Triton:
Not only taking the design concept Dynamic Shield to bring about an ascendant appearance, Triton is also known for its powerful performance thanks to the new generation DIESEL MIVEC 2.4L engine with aluminum alloy body, reducing the front unit weight by 30 Kg. The Valve Timing Electronic Control technology applied for the first time on Diesel engines of pickups optimizes power and torque while saving fuel. The reduction in engine weight also provides an ideal weight distribution ratio for vehicles that enhances cornering stability and off-road tackling. Mitsubishi’s famed Super Select 4WD-II two-wheel drive system is solely equipped with center differential in the segment, with 4 modes of 2H (2WD), 4H (4WD low range) and 4HLc (4WD high range with locked center differential) or 4LLc (4WD low range with locked center differential) comes with 4 of-road modes, has proved its capacity through 12 times champion of Dakar Rally. With the advantages regarding strong performance, speed and durability, Mitsubishi Triton is truly an ideal model for individuals who like to experience, conquer off-road and adventure trips.
About Mitsubishi Motors Việt Nam:
Established since 1994 as distributor of Mitsubishi Motors’ vehicles in Vietnam – Mitsubishi Motors Vietnam Co. Ltd., was one of first automobile joint-ventures in this market. Competition, creative and customer’s satisfaction are our business criterion and that make us become a prestigious assembling and distributor auto in Vietnam.
With 25 years experience in automobile industry and with slogan “Drive your Ambition” , Mitsubishi Motors Việt Nam commited to bring the best car with the best performance & safety to customers.
Mitsubishi Motors Vietnam is distributing 6 models: