4 of the Most Extraordinary Cars Mitsubishi Ever Built

Mitsubishi has built plenty of Mitsubishi cars since it was established in 1917. The Mitsubishi Motors first introduced Mitsubishi Model A cars, Japan’s first series-production automobile. From then they don’t really have to look back. They built many great Mitsubishi cars over the century. Among them, followings are considered as the greatest cars Mitsubishi has ever added to its fleet.

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1. Mitsubishi 3000GT VR-4

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Mitsubishi 3000GT VR – 4 was the best of all models Mitsubishi ever built. It is one of the greatest Japanese sports cars of all time. It was known as the GTO in Japan. It was a 300 HP beast with AWD and twin – turbo that could speed up from 0 to 60 in 5.4 seconds! The active years of this supercar were 1990 to 2001.

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2. Mitsubishi Eclipse

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The Mitsubishi Eclipse debuted in 1989. It was a replacement of Starion and it lasted for a couple of decades. It was a 195-horsepower AWD monster that could speed up from 0 to 60 in only 7 seconds. The monster car was disappeared in 2012 after the fourth generation, but by then the glory days of Eclipse were long behind it.

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3.Mitsubishi Outlander

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The Mitsubishi Outlander remains as the only survivor since the discontinuation of the EVO Lancer. It is the best budget friendly Mitsubishi car that is currently in 3rd generation and doesn’t show any sign of stopping. It was debuted in 2001. Outlander offers different power depending on its compact size. The Mitsubishi Outlander is the best choice if you are looking for a compact crossover.

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4.Mitsubishi Lancer 1600 GSR

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The Mitsubishi Lancer 1600 GSR has been a rally winner since it was born in 1973. It has been won Africa’s Safari Rally two times and Australia’s Souther Cross Rally four times. It has earned the African nickname “King of Cars”. It had the 4-cylinder and 169, 108, 98 horsepower versions of the engine. It was discontinued in 1976.

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Mitsubishi Motors has come to its peak of success after the long journey they have made throughout the century. Mitsubishi has built some of the greatest sports cars ever. We all know the glory of Mitsubishi’s in the World Rally Championship over the years. There are much more on Mitsubishi cars that the car enthusiasts love the most. It would be a great decision if you choose to buy your dream car from the largest fleet of Mitsubishi motors at Chadstone Mitsubishi.

 

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Mitsubishi Releases Details About A Sleek New SUV

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Mitsubishi is set to release a new hybrid, plug-in SUV concept car – the Ground Tourer Concept in Paris Motorshow 2016, somewhen around the month of September.
With some of the Japanese car manufacturer’s best recent releases being SUVs, including the Outlander and Outlander Sport, there is good reason to expect the new design model to impress.

Word is that the concept will borrow from the existing XR PHEV line and other concepts car showed off over the past year and is the latest step in Mitsubishi’s move to push for better hybrid technology and efficiency.

What is a plug-in hybrid?

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A plug-in hybrid car is an electric vehicle designed to be extra energy efficient and environmentally friendly, without giving up too much in the way of power and general performance. Generally, these cars use rechargeable batteries that are plugged in before use and have an electric motor and a combustion engine, meaning they run on both petrol and electricity. It is estimated that the average electricity cost of charging the batteries works out to around 25% of what you’d pay if you used unleaded petrol.

There are already Mitsubishi’s plug-in hybrids available in Australia, including the Outlander PHEV, which packs impressive 4WD power and performance, with a fuel economy rating of 1.9L/100kms. These kinds of cars have only over the past few years become commercially available to the public and the technology used continues to improve.

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Mitsubishi Teases Ground Tourer Concept SUV

The new look SUV is set to have a sharper appearance, with early images showing off a flat, sleek red roof with sharp edges over a shiny silver body. While we’re just going off a single photo, there are whispers that the SUV will be a high-end model and take the design of Mitsubishi’s existing SUVs in another direction.

Coupe SUVs in the market are largely considered luxury cars – indeed, if eventually released in Australia, this model will be seen as a viable competitor for some big players including Mercedes.

We shall be keeping a close eye on how this develops – we’re very excited to see the Ground Tourer Concept later in the year!