They present the Triton Rally Car based on the Mitsubishi L200 developed for the Asia Cross-Country Rally (+ Images)

Triton Rally Car based on the Mitsubishi L200
Image courtesy of Autocosmos News – Triton Rally Car based on the Mitsubishi L200


Mitsubishi he should have brought back his sports brand ralliart in late 2021, though solely in the form of a cosmetic package for its production models. But at the beginning of this 2022, the project was developed to bring a pure racing model developed by ralliart: the Triton Rally Car., based on the Mitsubishi L200.

This model based on pick up van was developed to compete in the rally-raidspecifically in the Asian Cross-Country Rally (AXCR). Besides that, behind the project is the former pilot of Mitsubishi and former Dakar champion, Hiroshi Masuoka

And this project is already a reality, the new Triton Rally Car made its debut this week in the competition that takes place on land in Thailand and Cambodia, with 1,700 km of competition.

Triton Rally Car based on the Mitsubishi L200
Image courtesy of Autocosmos News – Triton Rally Car based on the Mitsubishi L200

The new Triton Rally Car

The Triton Rally Car it’s pretty close to the stock pickup it’s based on. And it is that, a L200 as a base and the 2.4-liter MIVEC turbodiesel engine with 181 hp and 430 Nm of torque remained almost intact. The same goes for the Manual gearbox six-speed and Super Select 4WD system.

While, ralliart The engine has been slightly tuned to reduce friction losses and improve responsiveness, although some of the internal parts, including the pistons and crankshafts, remain standard factory items.

Interior of the Triton Rally Car
Image courtesy of Autocosmos News – Interior of the Triton Rally Car

As far as the exterior is concerned, the forms follow, but not the components. The Triton is slimmed down with carbon-fiber body panels, while a race-spec roll cage has been added to the interior, along with Bride seats. A Sparco steering wheel was fitted as well, as was a Motec racing instrument display and a customary rally-style hydraulic handbrake.

Although the most changes were made to the suspension system, with the standard double wishbone front as well as the upgraded leaf spring rear with adjustable Cusco shocks. Also Cusco supplied new LSD in the front and rear. Also new are 17-inch wheels with Yokohama tires, and Endless disc brakes that have been upgraded with four-piston calipers.


Triton Rally Car based on the Mitsubishi L200
Image courtesy of Autocosmos News – Triton Rally Car based on the Mitsubishi L200

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