The Triton Athlete is the new flagship model of the Triton 4X4 pick-up range, replacing the Triton Adventure X.
The stylish pick-up truck comes with on-the-road and without insurance price of RM141,500 for private registration in Peninsular Malaysia.
In Langkawi, the Triton Athlete is priced at RM132,827, Sabah (RM143,500), Sarawak (RM143,550) and Labuan (RM135,278).
Warranty period is five years or 200,000km whichever comes first.
The Triton Athlete is the embodiment of toughness refined and is available in three colours of Sun Flare Orange Pearl, White Diamond and Jet Black Mica.
Packing extra accessories to match its rugged presence, the Triton Athlete is accentuated by a gloss black front under garnish and ‘Dynamic Shield’ front design concept incorporating a glossy black radiator grille and sporty ‘ATHLETE’ graphic design side stripe sticker.
The black-theme appearance also extends to side mirrors, door handles, aero type window deflectors, 18-inch gloss black wheels and side steps.
Inside, the Triton Athlete features with orange-stitching leather wrapped steering, gear knob and LED illuminated scuff plates.
The Triton Athlete also comes with first-in-class rear air circulator and is powered by a 2.4-litre MIVEC turbodiesel engine with Variable Valve Timing technology that produces 181PS and 430Nm of torque.
Safety features include Forward Collision Mitigation (FCM), Blind Spot Warning with Lane Change Assist (BSW with LCA), Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA), Ultrasonic Misacceleration Mitigation System (UMS), Auto High Beam (AHB) and seven SRS airbags.
Also available as standard are All-Round Monitor (ARM), Driving Video Recorder (DVR), and an Apple Carplay and Android Auto ready audio system with a 7-inch touchscreen.
For ride control, the Triton Athlete is fitted with Super Select 4WD II with off-road mode for optimum traction and handling characteristics in any given terrain.
The Triton Athlete also comes with Hill Descent Control where the vehicle speed is electronically controlled while it is in a descent mode.
It can do an impressive turning radius of 5.9m, making parking or turning in the tight spaces effortless.