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Next-Gen Mitsubishi Triton Gets Strong Hybrid Powertrain

Posted by on 20 Jan 2021 under Mitsubishi Eclipse, Mitsubishi News, Mitsubishi Outlander, Mitsubishi Triton

Mitsubishi Triton

Mitsubishi Triton

A Mitsubishi engineer has hinted that the next-generation Mitsubishi Triton bakkie will have a “very tough” and “very strong” hybrid powertrain. Due in a few years, it’s the first time this powerhouse will have the option of hybrid power which is an exciting prospect.


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Underestimate The Mitsubishi Pajero Sport At Your Own Peril

Posted by on 18 Dec 2020 under Mitsubishi Cars, Mitsubishi Pajero

Mitsubishi Pajero Sport 2021

2021 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport

The Mitsubishi Pajero Sport deserves more credit as a serious contender in the bakkie-based SUV category which the Toyota Fortuner has topped for some time. However, the tides are turning as there’s a new Mitsubishi Pajero Sport with sharper looks and loads of new features. This news should whet the appetite of any motoring enthusiast wanting something a little different from the other options in the market.


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The New Mitsubishi Outlander To Launch Abroad In 2021

Posted by on 18 Nov 2020 under Mitsubishi News, Mitsubishi Outlander, New Mitsubishi Launches

Mitsubishi Outlander 2020

2020 Mitsubishi Outlander

Its official, a fourth-generation Mitsubishi Outlander is due for launch in 2021 which will be sold as a 2022 model. The Japanese automaker recently announced what they had in store for the upcoming 2021 model year and it makes for interesting reading. Each of the current models will receive some attention and that includes the new Mitsubishi Outlander.


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Mitsubishi Unveils ‘Small But Beautiful’ Three-Year Plan

Posted by on 16 Oct 2020 under Mitsubishi Cars, Mitsubishi News, Mitsubishi Pajero, Mitsubishi Triton

Mitsubishi Car

Mitsubishi’s Plan For The Next Three Years

In July 2020, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced its new three-year plan, aptly named ‘Small but Beautiful’. Mitsubishi has made their intentions clear as they aim to focus their resources on technology across core regions which also includes Africa.

The three-year ‘Small but Beautiful’ plan will concentrate on rationalising costs and enhancing overall profitability by implementing a good management foundation. Mitsubishi wants to see sustainable growth from fiscal 2020 to at least 2022.


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Is The Mitsubishi Xpander Coming To South Africa?

Posted by on 17 Sep 2020 under Mitsubishi News, Mitsubishi Xpander Cross, New Mitsubishi Launches

Mitsubishi Xpander

Current Mitsubishi Xpander

The Mitsubishi Xpander was first introduced in 2017 in Indonesia and since then, it’s expanded into other countries such as the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. Now, it appears as if Malaysia is next according to the chief executive officer at Mitsubishi Motor Malaysia (MMM), Tomoyuki Shinnishi.


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Mitsubishi Road Assist+ App Wins Tech & Innovation Award

Posted by on 24 Aug 2020 under Mitsubishi Cars, Mitsubishi News

Mitsubishi Road Assit+ App

Mitsubishi’s Road Assist+ App Awarded For Tech & Innovation

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) has won the 2020 Future Digital Awards Technology. The Mitsubishi Road Assist+ smartphone app took first place in the Technology & Innovation Category.


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New Mitsubishi Triton Xtreme Boosts Bakkie Range in SA

Posted by on 15 Jul 2020 under Mitsubishi News, Mitsubishi Triton, New Mitsubishi Launches

Mitsubishi Triton Xtreme

Mitsubishi’s Triton Xtreme

Mitsubishi Motors has long been one of the standouts when it comes to delivering quality, stylish bakkies. Now, after waiting in bated breath, the new limited edition Mitsubishi Triton Xtreme double cab has finally been added to the automaker’s impressive bakkie range.


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Review: Mitsubishi’s Cutting Edge MIVEC Technology

Posted by on 19 Jun 2020 under General, Mitsubishi Cars, Mitsubishi Outlander, Mitsubishi Reviews

Mitsubishi MIVEC Engine

Mitsubishi’s MIVEC Engine

Mitsubishi Motors has been at the forefront of innovation focusing on technologies to control valve timing and the amount of lift. This impressive MIVEC technology aims at providing high power output, lower fuel consumption and reduced exhaust emissions.


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Ships, Planes And Cars – Mitsubishi Has Been At It For A Century

Posted by on 20 May 2020 under General, Mitsubishi Cars, Mitsubishi News

Mitsubishi Vehicle

Mitsubishi’s Been In The Game For A Century

We all know Mitsubishi for its bold SUVs and tough workhorse bakkies. We know they also made cars – sedans – years ago. Maybe your dad had a Colt Gallant when you were small. But when did Mitsubishi start making cars? The ‘80s? The ‘70s? You need to go back a while. No further than that. Way back to 1917.


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What Does The Mitsubishi Extended Warranty Entail?

Posted by on 10 Apr 2020 under General, Mitsubishi Cars

Mitsubishi Logo

Mitsubishi’s Extended Warranty Explained

When buying a new car, it comes with warranties covering labour and repairs for manufacturing defects. These standard warranties take care of the first few years of ownership but once they expire, how will you benefit from the Mitsubishi Extended Warranty?


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