Japan – PCMA Rus in Kaluga, a joint-venture assembly plant owned by PSA Peugeot Citroën and MMC, will produce the Pajero Sport, it has been anounced.

Demand for SUVs has been expected to increase in Russia, where Mitsubishi commenced full-scale CKD production of the all-new Outlander SUV at PCMA Rus in November 2012, after starting SKD production of the previous generation Outlander in April 2010.

The company ims to build on the Pajero Sport’s success in Russia through local production catering to the needs of Russian consumers.