2022 Mitsubishi Mirage Ralliart – eco automotive continues to be alive in Thailand; rally-style overfenders, mud flaps, decals

2022 Mitsubishi Mirage Ralliart – eco automotive continues to be alive in Thailand; rally-style overfenders, mud flaps, decals

The Mitsubishi Mirage continues to be alive and nicely in Thailand, the place the eco automotive was given a Ralliart makeover earlier this yr. The compact eco automotive first surfaced in Thailand all the way in which again in 2012, and I didn’t realise that it’s nonetheless in showrooms there a decade later until I browsed Headlightmag, which shot the reside photographs you see right here.
The Mirage Ralliart relies on newest facelift that debut in late 2019, which distinguishes itself with MMC’s Dynamic Defend face. The 537,000 baht (RM67,905) Ralliart model provides on red-grey-black aspect decals on a white physique (with black roof, purple with black roof additionally out there), in addition to purple stripes on the grille, however what actually units it aside from the standard particular version is the rally car-inspired fashion.
You received’t miss these outstanding overfenders with a carbon end and Ralliart logos, presumably impressed by the precise Mirage AP4 rally automotive that was constructed by Ralliart New Zealand. Additionally contributing to the rally look are these purple mud flaps with white Ralliart logos, one thing that was in style with Wira house owners again within the day.

Sadly, there are not any chunkier wheels and tyres for the Mirage Ralliart, however the inventory wheels are no less than painted in full gloss black. Talking of that, the wing mirror caps are additionally in black to match the edges and roof. Oh, the rear spoiler can also be in black for that panda look.
Inside, the acquainted Mirage inside options seats in a black-red cloth that’s repeated on the entrance door playing cards. The seats have purple stitching, and there are additionally Ralliart flooring mats with purple piping and the well-known brand. The theme is darkish and cabin trim is both in piano black or fake carbon.
No mechanical adjustments to associate with the Ralliart look, so it’s the nice ol’ three-cylinder 1.2 litre engine with 78 PS and 100 Nm of torque. The economy-focused 3A92 DOHC MIVEC unit is paired to an Invecs III CVT computerized transmission. As with most vehicles in Thailand, the powertrain is sweet for E20 gasohol.
What do you consider this rally car-inspired Mirage particular version? By the way in which, it’s not simply the Mirage that’s nonetheless kicking, Ralliart itself continues to be alive – take a look at the Triton Rally Automobile they prepped for the Asia Cross Nation Rally (AXCR) 2022 that’s working this week. Whilst you’re at it, additionally take a look at this crazy-looking rally-inspired Xpander, an area effort.

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