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Mitsubishi ASX, Lancer, Outlander recalled for transmission fix: 31,900 vehicles affected

Mitsubishi has issued a recall for 31,965 of its current-generation Lancer, ASX and Outlander vehicles built between 2015 and 2016 equipped with the continuously-variable transmission over concerns the vehicles could experience an unexpected loss of power. The Japanese manufacturer reports that the affected vehicles may, in certain driving conditions, experience a delay in acceleration...

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV update won't hit Australia until next year

The facelifted Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV won't land in Australia until sometime in 2017, according to the company’s local arm. Speaking to CarAdvice, John Taylor, product communications manager at Mitsubishi Australia, said: “We don’t have any announcements about Outlander PHEV at this stage, [but] we are expecting an updated model sometime next year”...

Mitsubishi Ground Tourer GT-PHEV concept revealed ahead of Paris debut - UPDATE

Update - Mitsubishi have revealed more details of the GT-PHEV concept in Paris. See bottom of article for details Mitsubishi has revealed its Grand Tourer GT-PHEV concept ahead of its presentation at the Paris motor show later this month. First teased in June, the new concept previews Mitsubishi’s “vision for a new-generation SUV’, likely to be the next Outlander...

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander pricing and specs: New infotainment and added safety features

UPDATE: This article originally referenced details from a leaked dealership bulletin. Mitsubishi Australia has now officially announced details and pricing of the new Outlander range. See bottom of article for details. The updated 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander range has been detailed in dealership documents, bringing a new infotainment system and active safety features to the company’s medium SUV...

Mitsubishi US recalls 82,000 cars for transmission fix, Australian impact unclear

Mitsubishi’s US arm has issued a recall for 82,436 of its 2015-16 model-year Outlander Sport (ASX), along with 2016 model-year Lancer and Outlander vehicles over concerns of laggy transmissions. In the American-market recall notice, the manufacturer reports these affected vehicles are equipped with a “constant velocity transmission” (CVT) which, in certain driving conditions may cause a delay in acceleration...

Mitsubishi Ground Tourer concept teased

The Mitsubishi Ground Tourer concept has been teased ahead of its debut later this year at the Paris motor show, which starts at the beginning of October. Mitsubishi is keeping its powder dry regarding the Ground Tourer's details, but it has revealed that it will employ the company's latest plug-in hybrid drivetrain technology...

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV security hacked through mobile app - UPDATE

UPDATE: Mitsubishi's Australian arm has commented on this report. See bottom of article.  Mitsubishi is the latest car maker to fall victim to software hackers, with the security and on-board functions of its Outlander PHEV plug-in hybrid compromised this week...

Medium SUVs coming in 2016

Mainstream medium SUVs Kia Sportage – January Haval H6 — Q2 Mahindra XUV 500 update – January for the manual, Q2 for the auto Jeep Cherokee 75th Anniversary – Q2 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV update – mid 2016 Renault Koleos – Q4 Ford Kuga update – late 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan – Q4 Luxury medium SUVs Porsche Macan GTS – January Audi SQ5 TDI Plus – Q2 Range Rover Evoque Convertible – July Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe – late 2016/early 2017  ...

2016 Mitsubishi New Cars

Details of the new and updated Mitsubishi models launching in Australia in 2016. Mirage update - Q1 Updated versions of the Mitsubishi Mirage hatch and sedan will arrive, potentially a few weeks apart, in the first quarter of 2016. Mitsubishi smallest model, and one of the cheapest on the market, will get some minor stylistic enhancements broadly in line with the updated MY17 US-market model revealed last month...

2015 Baja Portalegre Event Review

First held in June 1987, the Baja Portalegre was the first cross country rally event to be held in Portugal, taking place in the city of Portalegre (interestingly enough). Created by Clube Aventura, an ex Dakar Rally driver, the event took some four years to come to life and required all sorts of planning and assistance by the local authorities...

Deals on wheels: Discounted new cars

It’s time for the latest installment of Deals on Wheels, which looks at four factory-backed special offers for all you weekend shoppers. This isn’t a promotional campaign, just us trying to offer you some interesting suggestions if you’re in the market for some new wheels. Kia Pro_Cee’d GT The Kia Pro_Cee’d GT is one of our very favourite hot hatches, despite its minuscule sales...