Mitsubishi L200 Strada Introduction

Mitsubishi Strada L200 Introduction

The pioneer of the Double cab culture – Mitsubishi L200 Strada – was a popular truck all over the world and continues to enjoy popularity as a used vehicle now. It was marketed under various names, it is Storm in Malaysia, Triton in Australia, L200 in Europe and Colt in South Africa. No matter what the name, Strada stood out as a superb truck with a subtle combination of the beauty and the beast.

In 2006 Mitsubishi decided to retire Mitsubishi L200 Strada in favour of Mitsubishi L200 Triton. Please see for its specifications.

Two Mitsubishi trucks won top accolades in the ThailandCar of the Year Awards presented at the 26th Bangkok International Motor Show on March 30, 2005. At a ceremony on March 28, the organizers of the show presented the Mitsubishi Grandis minivan (Space Wagon in Thailand) with the Best MPV Award and the Strada pickup with the Best Export Pickup Award.

L200 is undoubtedly a leader in its class. Its been voted Best Pick-up by UK’s “What Van?” Magazine 6 times in the last 8 years! This is an outstanding vehicle designed with reliability, style and performance in mind. Single, Club or Double cab pick-up can cope will all your business needs and if off road is a must the L200 benefits from the technology derived from the Shogun’s 4 wheel drive dominance. This cab is so far ahead it’s in a league of its own! In the Philippines, the Strada is one of the favorites in pick-up category and it remained the number one bestseller 4×4 pick-up from 1997 to 2003 while the Grandis, which was just introduced this January, is fast becoming a popular high end MPV.

Strada is available in Single Cabs (2.5 and 2.5 with P/S) and Megacabs version. The concept of Megacab encompasses both Extra and Double Cabs. Megacab is available in 2WD (2.5, 2.5 GL, 2.8 GLX manual and auto) and 4WD (Super 2.8 GLS and 2.5 VG Turbo GLS) versions.

Here we deal with Single, Club or Double Cab in slightly more detail.

Single Cab
Single cab 2 wheel drive can carry an impressive 1160kg payload. You can choose from the Single cab 2 wheel drive or 4 wheel drive. The L200 is quite simply the most credible pick-up you’ll ever find.


Club or Crew or Extra Cab
The 4WD Club Cab is equally at home cruising the highways or exploring the wilderness. But with its extra-large cargo bed, the Club Cab is ready, willing and able to handle the toughest on- or off-road labour. With the roomiest interior in its class, it offers not only leg-, hip- and shoulder-room, but also a comfortable, user-friendly driving experience.


Double or G-Cab
Power comes as standard in an L200 with the 2.5 litre turbo charged 113 bhp diesel engine, delivering a massive 177lbs. Ft. at just 2000 rpm and will happily pull a mighty 2700kg. The Mitsubishi L200 Double Cab will deal with whatever you throw at it!!

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