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These Japanese Automakers Have Fascinating Histories Behind Their Names

By now, we know that there are more accurate ways to pronounce the names of Japanese automakers than the ones that we dumb Americans have been using. Mazda, for instance, is pronounced “Matsuda” in Japan. But did you know that there are also very fascinating historical and cultural reasons behind some of these names?Read more… […]

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Time Is A Flat Circle And We’re Here To Shred That Circle In The Snow

We all miss the eighties now, but this now-vintage footage of a turbocharged Mitsubishi Mirage shredding a 1989 snow day proves that as far as cars go, little has changed. Where there is open space and four wheels, there will be donuts. We will keep spinning in circles over and over again, until the end […]

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Mitsubishi Wants To Ruin The Good Lancer Name Next With Another Crossover

Mitsubishi is out to ruin every ounce of goodwill its fanbase may have left for the company, and the worst part is, it’s completely unnecessary. Not content to drag the good Eclipse name down by slapping it onto a meh crossover, they’re reportedly going to call a new crossover the Lancer, too, sullying our good…Read […]

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The Auto Industry Will Never Be Insane Enough To Make The Mitsubishi Minica Lettuce Again

I’m currently working on a project about the “Bubble Era” of the Japanese auto industry the period from the mid-1980s into the early ’90s when the Japanese economy boomed, and Japanese carmakers rode the explosion like an ’80s action hero. It’s hard to generally describe how nuts the whole time was, so I’ll highlight…Read more… […]

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Often Questionable Tuner Vilner Did Some Samurai Stuff To A Mitsubishi

Okay, everybody, you’ve been warned: Vilner, the tuner company who decided to put more hair into a Mustang has set their sights on Mitsubishi, and are teasing something they’re calling “Mitsubishi Allroads Ronin” before its release at the Geneva Auto Show. If you miss that ex-roommate who hung a $25 fake katana he got…Read more… […]

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Mitsubishi Is Recalling 140,000 Cars For Potential Engine Stalling

Poor Mitsubishi just can’t really catch a break can it? Yesterday we celebrated because it managed to sell over 100,000 vehicles in the U.S. last year and today we’ve got some recall news for you. You win some, you lose some.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Mitsubishi Instagram Ad Shows The Outlander DOMINATING At Least Three Inches Of Rock

Have you ever been driving along, happy and content, when you found that your way was blocked by some insurmountable obstacle, like a pair of stacked mid-size city phone books, or perhaps a shoebox full of sand? If you’re like most people, you probably slammed on your brakes and, you know, died there. Too bad […]

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I’m Going To Give The 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross A Chance

Yes, it’s exactly what you think: Mitsubishi took the name of a sporty little car that was once great and stuck it on a new crossover to join all the other lumpy crossovers currently saturating our market: the 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. And while I could easily slip into a blind rage over the whole […]

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