For those of you outside of the United States, Mitsubishi has let loose the goods on the 2012 Shogun (formerly pronounced "Montero" in North America). It is mainly a matter of detail tweaks, with a bolder, shinier, redesigned front and new items like the six-spoke, 18-inch alloy wheels and black roof rails. The turbodiesel engine is Euro V compliant, but it posts the same 197 horsepower and gas mileage numbers of the outgoing model.
Mitsubishi is well on its way to revamping the company's entire lineup, and no vehicle could use a complete overhaul more than the aged Montero, known as the Shogun in other parts of the world such as the U.K. Auto Express has posted this shot of what the next Shogun will look like when it reportedly debuts early next year, and it's a marked improvement over the current model's design. The new shape is clean with little cladding, and features a wide powerdome bulge on the hood that flows down in