The Japanese brand Mitsubishi Motors has just made another step to bid the farewell to the current Lancer Evolution IX earth-scorcher. The manufacturer has finally presented its new 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X sports car. Featuring their new trapezoidal “gaping mouth” corporate grille, the car looks like it is ready to eat some BMW M3 for lunch.
The 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer will be sold in three trim lines with Lancer DE –the cheapest model in the line– starting at price of just $13,990.
The fourth generation 2007 Mitsubishi Pajero/Shogun SUV is going to be officially revealed later this month during the Paris Motor Show 2006. Featuring new exterior styling, as well as an upgraded interior materials, the bulky Japanese off-roader sheds some extra fat that it gained seven years ago during the last makeover of the model to make visible its outstanding muscles.
On Monday, satellite radio service operator Sirius XM Radio and the Japanese car manufacturing giant Mitsubishi have released a joint statement announcing a new partnership, which will let Sirius satellite radio receivers become standard equipment in all Mitsubishi cars starting from the 2007 model year.
Sources say that the Indian Hindustan Motors Ltd. is going to start assembling the popular Mitsubishi iCar (aka Mitsubishi i) kei-car super-minis by the end of next year. First released half a year ago, the tiny Japanese vehicle is claimed to be the first in almost 50 years to employ a so-called rear midship design when the turbocharged 0.66-liter engine is placed not between the front wheels, but behind the passengers.