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2009 Mitsubishi i MiEV First Steer

Mitsubishi i MiEV Review Is this the face of future motoring? Mitsubishi Motors in Australia certainly believes it is the direction we will all be heading, especially as far as city commuting goes. Written by David Twomey To enforce that point it has just obtained full Australian Design Rule (ADR) certification for this car, the electric powered i MiEV, which CarAdvice drove today on the streets of the South Australian capital, Adelaide...

Mitsubishi to close California design studio

Mitsubishi will close its California design center by the end of June in line with a company mandate that insists all cars are now of global (instead of regional) design. Mitsubishi spokesman Tetsuji Inoue said the closure of the studio could mean a loss of its 60 employees as Mitsubishi relocates the functions of the studio back to Japan...

2009 Mitsubishi Outlander RX special edition

Mitsubishi has released a special edition version of its Outlander SUV which boasts a raft of aesthetic, functional and safety-oriented extras. Limited to just 300 units nationwide, the Outlander RX is aimed squarely at some of the more flamboyant SUVs on the market. It is powered by a sports-tuned 3...

2009 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart Road Test & Review

2009 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart Sedan and Sportback Is a stellar design enough to push the Ralliart across the line? Model Tested: 2009 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart Sportback and Sedan six-speed SST - $42,990 Options: None fitted. Gearbox; understeer; handling; engine note...

Mitsubishi withdraws from all future Dakar series

Mitsubishi announced today their decision to withdraw from the Dakar Rally, the Dakar Series and all cross-country rallies. In its 26 entries in the event, Mitsubishi Motors won the rally a total of 12 times, including seven consecutive victories and gained much of its four-wheel-drive technology's development along the way...

Mitsubishi i-MiEV bound for Australia

Mitsubishi has announced the first electric vehicle feasibility study for Australia with the arrival its ground-breaking i-MiEV (Mitsubishi Innovative Electric Vehicle). Two vehicles will initially be sent to Australia. One will be used at motorshows and exhibitions and the other for drive tests...

2009 Mitsubishi i MiEV Sport Air Concept

As a preview of what we should expect from Mitsubishi at this year's Geneva Motor Show, the brand has released two renderings of its new i MiEV Sport Air Concept. With companies like Fisker and Tesla pouncing on the performance EV market gap, the Sport Air represents the idea of an electric vehicle as a proper sports car from a mainstream manufacturer...

2009 Mitsubishi Pajero First Steer

The big news in the 2009 Mitsubishi NT Pajero is the heavily revised version of the 3.2-litre diesel engine now fitted to the vehicle and we can set the record straight, it is quieter, but then it would need to be. - David Twomey The previous diesel engine sounded more like a chaff cutter than an engine and was a serious drawback to what was otherwise a very good medium SUV...

2009 Mitsubishi Pajero (NT)

Mitsubishi Motors Australia Limited (MMAL) has announced the 2009 model year NT Pajero four-wheel drive range. The list of improvements is extensive but the engine upgrade definitely gets our attention. Apart from the cabin and exterior refinements plus increased towing capacity and revised specifications, Mitsubishi has introduced an upgraded 3...

Sport Sedan Shootout Video

The video to go along with our Sport Sedan Shootout...

Mitsubishi teams up with Proton

Mitsubishi and Proton have previously worked in the past with Proton using Mitsubishi engines to power its cars, but last week the two companies signed another deal which will license Malaysia's major automobile manufacturer, Perusahaan Otomobil Nasional Sdn Bhd (PONSB) access to Mitsubishi technology and expertise for the development of an all new PROTON vehicle...