Ed Kim got an exclusive interview and drive with Kenichiro Wada, the project manager for Mitsubishi’s innovative i-Miev electric car. Hear Wada-san talk about some of the car’s innovative features as well as his take on some of the infrastructure challenges that face pure electrics.
The all-new Mitsubishi Lancer outpaced the competition in the very competitive Compact Car Segment. From the base Lancer to the GTS, owners are satisfied with the reincarnation of Mitsubishi’s compact, 4-door sedan. Owners appreciated the Lancer’s Exterior Styling, with its aggressive design and shark-like nose. There also were high satisfaction scores for Safety as Mitsubishi sets a new benchmark for passive safety with a seven-airbag system, a first in the segment.
Our fearless leader George Peterson got tapped by Mitsubishi to try out their all new Lancer. He gets asked to do these kinds of things a lot, but rarely does he come back from a test drive this jazzed about a compact sedan. When he finished with his review, it was so glowing that Mitsubishi produced this video, which played in airports around the country on CNN Airport News. We got permission to play it here, for all of you folks who prefer driving to flying. Check out George’s take on this new sports sedan and why he thinks it’s like driving a video game. Show Runtime – 1:25
The current generation Mitsubishi Galant has been on the market in the USA since Fall 2003. Designed to be fully competitive with the big dogs in its class - Toyota Camry, Honda Accord and Nissan Altima - Galant is about the size of the Accord, bigger than Camry and Altima (and the Hyundai Sonata).
Mitsubishi Motors North America unveiled the Prototype X at the North American International Auto Show to demonstrate what the next “evolution of the Evolution” will be. Based on the new Lancer (which was launched at the show) - see previous VehicleVoice article), Prototype X features a unique front end, rear fenders, rear decklid, aggressive sloping hood with air scoop, 20-inch alloy wheels, and massive brakes.
(Translation: more grip, less slip, less torque steer.) The goal is to keep your youtube racing uploads from including clips of your windshield header scraping the pavement.