November 18 sees the release of the new Mitsubishi Outlander and while the body is far from exciting there are some interesting additions under the skin that are worth looking at not the least of which is a diesel six-speed auto. The new Mitsubishi Outlander comes in three variants and starts with the entry-level ES, […]
The first market that will see the 2012 Outlander will be Russia.
The Mitsubishi i-MiEV – would you pay around $50,000 for this?
How to shrink a cult car
On the surface it looks like it’s going to be a real competitor in the small SUV market
The first full-production electric cars landed on the docks in Brisbane today.
Based on the 2010MY LS variant, the RX Outlander adds distinctive features not found in the current model. The exterior of the Outlander RX features a redesigned front bumper and fog lights, 18 inch seven-spoke alloy wheels, along with unique side and rear air dams. Finishing touches include silver painted exterior door handles, a chrome […]
A special badge, some leather on the steering wheel and some extra metal and it’s a Limited Edition
A new compact cross-over SUV
An all-new compact SUV that will hit the showrooms in Japan next month.
Mitsubishi Motors Australia Limited (MMAL) has revealed additional safety specifications for its popular Lancer small car for 2010. All Lancer sedans and hatches, including entry level ES variants, will now come standard with side and curtain airbags. This additional safety equipment means that the Lancer now offers more occupant protection features than any of its […]
The Mitsubishi i MiEV … it could be the first electric car to hit the showrooms in Australia
Two more small vehicles available in Australia have been given a five-star crash test rating by the Australian New Car Assessment Programme – ANCAP The top of the range Lancer rated highly for occupant protection following a series of crash tests: a frontal offset, a side offset and a pole test. The model tested was […]
Mitsubishi has announced that they will close their South Australian plant in March with the lost of 930 employees. In a statement released a short time ago Mitsubishi stated that the ” … decision has been made because Australian consumers are moving towards smaller, more economic, and environmentally friendlier cars like those in the rest […]
The ABC is reporting that Mitsubishi will make a decision later today on whether or not to close their assembly line in South Australia. The money is on the plant closing and production moving to plants in either Russia or China.
We’ve always been a nation of big car buyers. There was a time when you weren’t a real man unless you drove a six cylinder, a V8 or even a big 4WD and you could have been considered unpatriotic if you drove anything but a car built in Australia – unless of course you were […]
by Stuart Livesey It’s strange what thoughts can come to you in the dead of the night when all you want to do is sleep. Yesterday I pointed out in The Japanese Manufacturers Turn Up Everywhere that two of the new vehicles Chrysler wants to introduce into Australia this year are built using a Mitsubishi […]
Mitsubishi showed the prototype for the 2008 Lancer for the first time at last week’s Detroit Motor Show. The next Lancer certainly has some mean looks and interesting mechanicals. The technical details can be found here
It’s not going to happen The head of Mitsubishi in Japan has assured the federal Industry Minister and the South Australian Deputy Premier that Mitsubishi has no plans to shut down its assembly plant in South Australia. But stay tuned, I’m sure there will be more because sales of the 380 – the car that […]
Despite the denials, it does not look good. Several months ago the ABC broke the news that Mitsubishi was looking at plans to shut down their production lines in Adelaide. Of course that brought a flood of denials from Mitsubishi and the government. Then the ABC broke the story again when they had further information […]