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Category Archives: Mitsubishi

2012-2014 Mitsubishi Mirage: The High Stakes at the Bottom


The last ten years have been rough for Mitsubishi motors. The company that brought us the Eclipse, EVO and Galant would slowly see its market share erode and once popular … Continue reading

December 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

1985-1988 Mitsubishi Cordia Turbo: The Forgotton Future


Back when Japanese automotive design had more in common with Syd Mead’s futuristic drawings than anonymous appliances of today, cars like the Mitsubishi Cordia sat firmly in the public’s imagination. The future seemed written … Continue reading

July 31, 2013 · 1 Comment

1993 HKS Plus Mitsubishi 3000GT VR-4: Eclipsed Star


Back when Mitsubishi built sporty two cars, it offered something for almost everyone. From the Colt to the GTO, Mitsubishi seemed to have the bases covered. While globally Mitsubishi’s performance … Continue reading

April 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

1997-2001 Mitsubishi Mirage Coupe: When Value Is No Illusion


Happy Independence Day to all of those in America. One of the benefits of market place freedom is that we often have plenty of choices. Even so, most of us are forced … Continue reading

July 4, 2012 · 5 Comments

2011-2012 Mitsubishi Galant: My How You’ve Changed


If you’ve ever been to a high school reunion, undoubtedly you’ve encountered the dreaded most changed award. It’s when beautiful and interesting people end up boring or the other way … Continue reading

August 31, 2011 · Leave a comment

1996-2006 Mitsubish Galant GTZ/VR-4: The Tale of Two Cities


While the 1859 Charles Dickens story “The Tale of Two Cities ” might have chronicled the plight of the upper and lower classes in two places, American auto enthusiasts sometimes cant … Continue reading

March 8, 2011 · Leave a comment

1994-2000 Mitsubishi FTO: Overshadowed and Overhyped?


The sporty coupe market is a tight one around the world. Always falling in and out of fashion, manufacturers struggle to keep up with market trends more suited to fashion … Continue reading

February 23, 2011 · Leave a comment

1981-1983 Mitsubishi Lancer EX 2000: Servant Becomes (Rally) King


The 80’s was a great time for import car technology. While Detroit was still pushing pushrod engines on the buying public, the market was moving progressively towards the techno wonders coming … Continue reading

January 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

2006-2011 Mitsubishi Eclipse


  The Mitsubishi eclipse now in its fourth generation is one of the longest running sport coupe models for sale in America. When  introduced in 1989, there was no shortage of small, light and … Continue reading

January 20, 2010 · Leave a comment

1995-2005 Chrysler Sebring Coupe


The Sebring coupe was an attractive compact near luxury coupe built by Mitsubishi for Chrysler at the Diamond Star plant in Normal Illinois. It is based on the Mitsubishi Galant … Continue reading

December 8, 2009 · Leave a comment