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Japanese manufacturer, Mitsubishi did not explicitly want to get the car cheap in Indonesia. However, the possibility of the birth of cheap Mitsubishi car was not yet closed.
For now Mitsubishi Motors Corp. (MMC), which became the principal Mitsubishi is preparing a tiny car that Mitsubishi will become a global product.
This was revealed by Marketing Director of PT Krama Yudha Three Berlian Motors (KTB) Rizwan Alamsyah IIMS arena, at the JI Expo Kemayoran, Jakarta.
"I heard that MMC is currently preparing a global small car in Thailand. Hopefully, this new car can cost a relatively affordable," he said.
Mitsubishi Motors North American CEO, Shinichi Kurihara, on the sidelines of the New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) said Mitsubishi models in the future will be smaller dimensions than the B-segment vehicle Europe.
"This car will use the engine capacity between 1.2 liters or 1.3-liter four-cylinder," as reported by Kurihara I autoevolution, Monday (5/3/2010).
But he was still keeping the other details regarding the presence of these Mitsubishi small car. Hanay he promised more information will come at the same time displaying a prototype of this car in the next international automotive exhibition.
Currently the smallest model is issued Mitsubishi Colt engine that uses powerful 1,100 cc 75 hp with a torque of 100 Nm at 4,000 rpm.
After Colt, a car with a fairly compact dimensions issued by the ASX Mitsubishi crossover to market in Europe after his first appearance at Geneva Auto Show, March ago.
The car also has another name RVR using 1,800 cc direct-injection engine created by Mitsubishi Motors Corp. (MMC) and Mistubishi Heavy Industries, which is paired with a six-speed manual transmission. As for markets in Japan there is also a choice of CVT transmission type.
Rizwan further explained that this car will be shaped as the name that is tiny. Because that's expected selling price of this car will be suppressed.
"If it be produced, hopefully Indonesia will goto the allotment," he said.
Currently the Indonesian government is currently preparing a major project a make environmentally friendly cars but cheap, because the plan will be released at a price of about USD 75-80 million only.
Several car manufacturers have shown interest. And the closest is the Daihatsu had even made a concept car called the F-Concept which gives a chance for cheap car plans.