Hindustan Motors unveils the new Mitsubishi Montero

Hindustan Motors and Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced the launch of their Premium Sports Utility Vehicle the Mitsubishi Montero at an elegant function held at capital's Maurya Sheraton Hotel. The Managing Director of Hindustan Motors, Mr. Ravi Santhanam, unveiled the Montero.

The Mitsubishi Montero being introduced in India by Hindustan Motors is the contemporary and fully featured version of the international model Mitsubishi Montero and it is one of the most respected and desired vehicles in its class.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Ravi Santhanam, Managing Director, Hindustan Motors said, "The Montero is a bona-fide off-road legend. The rally versions have won the gruelling Dakar Rally for the last six years running. Success like that doesn't come easy. It comes from pure capability. Montero derives this capability from the latest technology to master any terrain. It offers these capabilities paired with all of the luxury flourishes that SUV buyers expect and then some more."

He further added, "We are delighted to bring the new Mitsubishi Montero in the Indian market because we deeply believe it will appeal to our discerning customers with its versatile capabilities and latest technology."

The Montero comes as a CBU (Completely Built Unit) from MMC (Mitsubishi Motors Corporation), Japan and would be distributed through the existing network of dealers in India.

The Montero comes from a long lineage of Rally winners. Year after year, it has performed with credit and emerged at the top in the Paris-Dakar Rally, which is the toughest test of man-made mass-produced machines in the world. Montero - which means 'Mountain Tamer' - lives up to its name even in the toughest terrains of the world.

Mitsubishi Montero - Highlights

-3.2 litre Turbocharged Inter cooled Direct Injection Diesel Engine

-Torque 402 Nm

-M-ASTC Systems

-Super Select 4WD (SS4-II)

-Dual Front and Side Air Bags

-Multi-mode ABS with EBD

-4 Way Power Seats

-Headlamp Washers

-Dual Tone Electronic Display of

- Compass

- Date

- Time

- Barometer

- Altimeter

- A/c Settings


Key SUV Performance features:

-Montero is powered by a 3.2 litre 16 valve DOHC Intercooled Turbocharged Diesel engine that produces a maximum power of 167.2 PS at the rate 3800 rpm and a remarkable maximum torque of 405 Nm at the rate 2000 rpm. Equipped with an electronic direct injection Diesel system the engine is designed to deliver high-torque performance in low and mid ranges offering superior off-road drivability.

-Mated with this engine is a 5-Speed manual gearbox and Super Select 4WD (SSW-II) system, which offers the choice of efficient highway power or sure footed off road traction.

-The Montero is equipped with M-ASTC (Mitsubishi Active Stability traction Control) which uses a comprehensive network of intelligent sensors that monitors various vehicle parameters and manages engine output, power distribution and braking force to deliver improved vehicle control, traction and tracing on any surface. Using an array of real time sensors the Montero automatically engages M-ASTC that actively corrects understeer and oversteer in corners, adjusts braking force to each tyre independently via the ABS system and manages the engine output accordingly via the electronic throttle control.

-Its Monocoque body, rally tested over the most gruelling mountains and deserts is designed to stay rigid in the most testing driving conditions.


-M-ASTC (Mitsubishi Active Stability traction Control) actively corrects understeer and oversteer in corners, adjusts braking force to each tire independently via the ABS system and manages the engine output accordingly via the throttle-by-wire control.

-HBB (Hydraulic Brake Booster) helps in maintaining high-pressure reservoir in braking system to ensure superior braking.

-The Montero comes with dual front SRS airbags, front side airbags, and 3-point ELR seat belts.

-Montero comes with collapsible propeller shaft, which collapses during case of any accident, ensuring that it does not enter the passenger cabin even in worst of accidents.

-Its rigid safety designed monocoque body shell offers superior occupant safety.

Luxury and Convenience

-The Montero is fitted with plush leather covered seats. Once seated, ample wood detailing that offers true sense of comfort surrounds you. The seats are fully adjustable, with electrical controls at the fingertips.

-As one sits down and switches the power on - multi functional display comes on - giving a wide range of vital information to the driver - like altitude, atmospheric pressure, direction, internal and external temperatures etc.

-Versatility is the second nature of Montero. Depending on the requirement the 3rd row or both the 2nd and 3rd row of seats can be removed and stowed away to provide huge space for carrying anything required by the user. The innovative design makes it possible for single person - or a lady - to do all this, in a couple of minutes - without using any special tools or spanners.

-Fully automatic air conditioning makes driving the Montero a pleasure even under the hottest sun.

Mitsubhishi brand in India signifies rally proven toughness, excellent drivability, great ride comfort, premium features and latest technological advancements for all its products. However the new Montero is expected to take this to new heights and captivate discerning Indian customers to a great extent.

With this launch the Mitsubishi product range- Lancer, Cedia, Pajero and Montero in price range between Rs.6.97 lakhs to 29.7 lakhs offers Indian customers a wide range of products with unique characteristics and competitive price.

Hindustan Motors Ltd. was established in 1942 and is a part of the G.P. C.K.Birla group of companies. Its registered office is in Kolkata, with the car manufacturing plant being at Chennai. Mr. C.K.Birla is the Chairman of Hindustan Motors. Lancer, Cedia and Pajero are the other models that are rolled out of the plant in Chennai.

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