Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Mitsubishi Pajero

The Mitsubishi Pajero (pronounced /pəˈdʒɛroʊ/, Spanish: [paˈxeɾo], Japanese パジェロ [padʒeɽo])[1][2] is a sport utility vehicle manufactured by Mitsubishi Motors. It was named after Leopardus pajeros, the Pampas Cat which inhabits the Patagonia plateau region in southern Argentina.[3] However, because pajero is a slang term for "wanker" in the Spanish language,[2] alternative names have been adopted for certain overseas markets. It is known as the Mitsubishi Montero (meaning "mountain warrior") in Spain, India, and the Americas (except Brazil), and as Mitsubishi Shogun in the United Kingdom.
Thanks to their success, the Pajero, Montero and Shogun names were also applied to other, mechanically unrelated models, such as the Pajero Mini kei car, the Pajero Junior and Pajero iO/Pinin mini SUVs, and the Mitsubishi Pajero/Montero/Shogun Sport.

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So apart from the American SUVs (Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator), this model is another favorite. ;)

And as announced previously, here's the complete (well that's as far as I know) line of the 5 door Mitsubishi Pajero by Tomica.

So, what's your favorite SUV?

You may view the complete album here. Thanks for lookin'. ;)


  1. superb tomica pajero collection Tony! :-)

  2. Hi Tinio,

    I also a big fan of SUV.But i don't have any yet & hope to collect soon in the near future.

    "Lucky for you to have such Nice Pajero".