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Melbourne Motor Show: Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart

Poised to sit above the VR-X and below the earth shattering goodness of the Evo X, the Ralliart Lancer gives buyers a rally heritage drive in a stunning looking package. Already impressive, even in standard guise, the new Ralliart Lancer is sure to be an extra special hit with buyers wanting that little bit more from their ride.

Mitsubishi: what went wrong

Mitsubishi: what went wrong   -by Robert Wilson So that’s it then. Not with a bang, indeed not even with much a of whimper. After 28 years Mitsubishi Motors Australia announced the end of production of the 380 in Adelaide, putting 930 employees out of work...

Mitsubishi Australia goes full import

Mitsubishi Motors Australia Ltd (MMAL) together with its parent company Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has just issued a press release outlining the closure of the Adelaide plant as well as committing to a long-term participant in the Australian car market as a full importer...

Mitsubishi could announce Adelaide closure today

Update: Mitsubishi to end local manufacturing by March Mitsubishi again appears to be on the brink of closing its Adelaide manufacturing plant as the 380 sales slump continues. Federal Government representatives saying last night the Tonsley Park plant’s future would be discussed at a board meeting of Mitsubishi in Japan today...

Mitsubishi Lancer Prototype S

Whilst Subaru seems to have narrowed its focus for the mainstream with the new Impreza, Mitsubishi is beginning to diversify its new breed of evolved cars with sketches revealing the possible addition of a sports hatchback. Seemingly official sketches have been leaked onto the web depicting a near production ready rendition of the Mitsubishi Sportback concept first shown in early 2007, dubbed the Prototype S...

Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart revealed

Mitsubishi has finally taken the covers of its highly anticipated Lancer Ralliart. The car which is set to re-establish the Lancer family as an affordable sports car will go head to head with its traditional Subaru Impreza WRX rival and many European competitors. The Lancer Ralliart is powered by the same 2...

Mitsubishi Concept-RA

Mitsubishi has released official info and pictures of the Concept-RA. According to the Japanese giant the concept shows that performance and environmental responsibility need not be mutually exclusive concepts. Featuring much of the technology available in the EVO X range, such as the S-AWC vehicle dynamics control system and the Twin Clutch SST automated manual transmission, the Concept-RA looks promising as the next Mitsubishi Eclipse - only thing is, it's diesel...

2008 Mitsubishi Lancer VR review

2008 Mitsubishi Lancer VR review CarAdvice rating: Model tested: CJ MY08 VR Sedan 4dr CVT 6sp 2.0i Priced from: $20,990 to $31,490 ($27,590 as tested) Options: Metallic Paint $300, Park Assist $500, 18” Alloys $2000. - by Matt Brogan Taking first place in our Big Small Car Comparison, Mitsubishi's all new Lancer fared well when stacked against a handful of its competitors...

2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart news

Mitsubishi Europe has quietly released a press release concerning the new Lancer Ralliart. The Japanese giant has confirmed the Ralliart variant will use the same engine as the upcoming EVO X. The turbocharged 2.0-litre engine will be detuned to 177kW for the Ralliart (from 209kW in the EVO X). However the exciting news is the inclusion of Mitsubishi’s 6-speed Twin Clutch - SST transmission...

Mitsubishi releases 380 Platinum Edition

Following our review earlier this month of the under rated 380 VRX comes news from Mitsubishi of the Series III Platinum Edition. Offering even more value over what is already an exceptionally well packaged family car, numbers are strictly limited to 1000 units...

Next Generation Mitsubishi Galant?

In 1996 Mitsubishi Australia stopped imports of the company's Japanese built Galant, moving focus to the Magna. Mitsubishi then built the 380 (Magna replacement) using the Galant platform. So its exciting to see Mitsubishi has developed a new platform. There is a minor possibility that the Concept-ZT Sedan, - which will début at the Tokyo Motor Show next week - could be the next-generation global Galant sedan...