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Outlandish! Mitsubishi punishes new SUV ahead of global debut

TOKYO, Japan – Mitsubishi Motors has released a video of the brand’s all-new Outlander SUV undergoing final tuning and testing and announced that it will have its global debut on  February 16 complete with the new Super All-Wheel Control system. As the company’s new flagship SUV it is said to provide driver confidence and security… Continue reading Outlandish! Mitsubishi punishes new SUV ahead of global debut

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Going wild? Mitsubishi has some packing suggestions

Plan your adventure firstPacking tips – take the basics……focus on what you might need JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Before deciding on which on/off-road vehicle to buy Mitsubishi Motors’ ambassador Francois Rossouw says planning your (first) off-road adventure with the family determines the vehicle you should buy. “Let’s look at what you want to do and… Continue reading Going wild? Mitsubishi has some packing suggestions

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SA to join Nissan/Mitsubishi EV production plan

TOKYO, Japan – Mitsubishi Motors is to invest in the production of electric Kei-cars at its Mizushima plant in Japan with an investment equivalent to about R1.3-billion. MMC will work with Nissan to establish assembly and inspection equipment for the drive battery, the expansion of stamping, welding and painting assembly facilities, and line expansion for… Continue reading SA to join Nissan/Mitsubishi EV production plan

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Mitsubishi Xpander range widening to include SA?

TOKYO, Japan – Mitsubishi Motors has introduced an all-new Xpander Cross wagon in Vietnam after launch events in Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand but it’s apparently on its way to South Africa. The Cross is the top variant of the Mitsubishi Xpander range which, we’re told, became the best-selling small multi-purpose vehicle in Thailand, the… Continue reading Mitsubishi Xpander range widening to include SA?

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Mitsubishi Triton topped up with serious off-road goodies

R100 000 value package at only R40 000 more than current model Xtreme package with Android Auto / Car Play Bold looks from new bumper and grill combo JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – The2020 Mitsubishi Triton Xtreme, a tricked-out version of the 4×4 Double Cab intended for people who like an adventure/extreme lifestyle is now available… Continue reading Mitsubishi Triton topped up with serious off-road goodies

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2020 Outlander: Third new SA entry for Mitsubishi here

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Mitsubishi’s 2020 Outlander has arrived in South Africa as the  third new model to be joining the brand’s portfolio through the first quarter of 2020. The five/seven-seater Outlander was introduced to southern Africa way back in 2003 – since then it has mutated into a sensible country roads / bundu-beating family… Continue reading 2020 Outlander: Third new SA entry for Mitsubishi here

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Two years on and Mitsubishi’s Eclipse Cross goes turbo

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – The 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, launched originally in South Africa towards the end of 2018, has downsized its engine to a 1500cc unit from the previous two-litre but added turbocharging. Though 25% of its cylinder volume has disappeared the engine is said to deliver 110kW at 5500rpm and 250Nm from 2000-3500rpm… Continue reading Two years on and Mitsubishi’s Eclipse Cross goes turbo

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Update time: Mitsubishi’s ASX even better for young families

‘Urbanised’ SUV for a South African lifestyle Major changes inside, outside, and under Improved mechanics, shining footwear JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Mitsubishi’s ASX sport ute has been updated for young city slickers with a revised nose, overall improved styling, enhanced styling inside and out, and reworked mechanicals. ”Under the skin,” its maker says, ”this crossover… Continue reading Update time: Mitsubishi’s ASX even better for young families

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No drawings, no tooling, but Mitsubishi Model A made it

TOKYO, Japan – A Mitsubishi Model A (above) has been selected by the Japan Automotive Hall of Fame, a non-profit organisation, as a Historic Car – one that has stamped a mark of excellence in Japanese automobile history. The prototype was assembled in 1917 and completed in November 1918 with a total of 22 cars… Continue reading No drawings, no tooling, but Mitsubishi Model A made it

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New Mitsubishi ASX out in UK – here’s what you get

LONDON, England – Mitsubishi Motors has enhanced its SUV range with the launch on some markets of an extensively-revised 2020 Mitsubishi ASX with a technical specification in line with the rest of the Mitsubishi Motors SUV range. It will be available with auto transmission and all-wheel drive. Its maker says the 2020 ASX has what… Continue reading New Mitsubishi ASX out in UK – here’s what you get