The Truth About Cars » Lancer http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:00:01 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Mitsubishi Gives Up on i-MiEV in the States, Will Build Any Crossover You Like http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/mitsubishi-gives-miev-states-will-build-crossover-like/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/mitsubishi-gives-miev-states-will-build-crossover-like/#comments Tue, 01 Dec 2015 19:00:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1232393 Mitsubishi’s sedan offering in the United States may very likely begin and end with its Mirage (which Mark says they didn’t ruin for 2017) as the company builds more and more crossovers to sell. “We are strong in SUVs and four-wheel drives. And that is what we would like to focus on as core models in […]

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Mitsubishi’s sedan offering in the United States may very likely begin and end with its Mirage (which Mark says they didn’t ruin for 2017) as the company builds more and more crossovers to sell. “We are strong in SUVs and four-wheel drives. And that is what we would like to focus on as core models in […]

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Ask Jack: The Final Countdown http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/ask-jack-final-countdown/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/ask-jack-final-countdown/#comments Wed, 14 Oct 2015 14:00:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1194930 Judging from the comments on my Beetle review, some of you clearly think I’m using this whole “shattered leg” thing as an excuse to just phone it in until I can obtain a prescription for Dilaudid and start writing the authentic Hunter S. Thompson psychedelia once again. Do not worry, my little kittens. Papa has […]

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Judging from the comments on my Beetle review, some of you clearly think I’m using this whole “shattered leg” thing as an excuse to just phone it in until I can obtain a prescription for Dilaudid and start writing the authentic Hunter S. Thompson psychedelia once again. Do not worry, my little kittens. Papa has […]

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Junkyard Find: 1985 Dodge Lancer ES Turbo http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/junkyard-find-1985-dodge-lancer-es-turbo/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/junkyard-find-1985-dodge-lancer-es-turbo/#comments Wed, 30 Sep 2015 14:00:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1182146 Chrysler hadn’t been making the K Platform for long before they branched it out into the bewildering K Family Tree that confuses everybody to this day. Iacocca’s Chrysler-saving (or demise-postponing, depending on your point of view) platform gave us both the worst car in human history and a Dodged-down version of the swanky LeBaron GTS. […]

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Chrysler hadn’t been making the K Platform for long before they branched it out into the bewildering K Family Tree that confuses everybody to this day. Iacocca’s Chrysler-saving (or demise-postponing, depending on your point of view) platform gave us both the worst car in human history and a Dodged-down version of the swanky LeBaron GTS. […]

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Aikawa: Updated Mitsubishi Lancer Shelved For SUVs, Electrification http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/aikawa-updated-mitsubishi-lancer-shelved-suvs-electrification/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/aikawa-updated-mitsubishi-lancer-shelved-suvs-electrification/#comments Mon, 16 Mar 2015 11:00:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1023049 Get used to seeing this Mitsubishi Lancer for a long time to come, as the automaker has shelved its updates to its iconic sedan. According to CarAdvice.com.au, Mitsubishi president and COO Tetsuro Aikawa explained at the 2015 Geneva Auto Show the reasons behind the decision not to update the Lancer or its other sedans: While […]

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Get used to seeing this Mitsubishi Lancer for a long time to come, as the automaker has shelved its updates to its iconic sedan. According to CarAdvice.com.au, Mitsubishi president and COO Tetsuro Aikawa explained at the 2015 Geneva Auto Show the reasons behind the decision not to update the Lancer or its other sedans: While […]

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Junkyard Find: 1989 Mitsubishi Lancer, Wait, I Mean Plymouth Colt http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/08/junkyard-find-1989-mitsubishi-lancer-wait-mean-plymouth-colt/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/08/junkyard-find-1989-mitsubishi-lancer-wait-mean-plymouth-colt/#comments Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:00:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=889946 At the same time Chrysler was selling heavily evolved— if that’s the word— Simcas, you could walk into the same showrooms that sold Turismos and Omnis and buy yourself a badge-engineered Mitsubishi Lancer. By the late 1980s, Mitsubishi itself was selling these cars (badged as Mirages), which meant that car shoppers could choose between three […]

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At the same time Chrysler was selling heavily evolved— if that’s the word— Simcas, you could walk into the same showrooms that sold Turismos and Omnis and buy yourself a badge-engineered Mitsubishi Lancer. By the late 1980s, Mitsubishi itself was selling these cars (badged as Mirages), which meant that car shoppers could choose between three […]

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Review: 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/review-2013-mitsubishi-lancer-evolution-mr/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/review-2013-mitsubishi-lancer-evolution-mr/#comments Wed, 30 Jan 2013 14:00:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=475621 I review fairly few new cars, but when I head to the American Irony 24 Hours of LeMons race at the Autobahn Country Club in Joliet, Illinois, I feel like I need to take on a country club sort of approach. That means I need the appropriate press car for an official at the race […]

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I review fairly few new cars, but when I head to the American Irony 24 Hours of LeMons race at the Autobahn Country Club in Joliet, Illinois, I feel like I need to take on a country club sort of approach. That means I need the appropriate press car for an official at the race […]

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Review: Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/09/review-mitsubishi-lancer-evolution-gsr/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/09/review-mitsubishi-lancer-evolution-gsr/#comments Mon, 19 Sep 2011 21:54:34 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=411803 Let me be frank: I’m not a very good driver. Now, I don’t mean that I careen from lamppost to lamppost like a drunken pinball, nor that I have to spend my afternoons picking teeth out of the bumper and pressure-washing old-ladies and kittens out of the undercarriage; no, I’m merely pointing out that I’m […]

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Let me be frank: I’m not a very good driver. Now, I don’t mean that I careen from lamppost to lamppost like a drunken pinball, nor that I have to spend my afternoons picking teeth out of the bumper and pressure-washing old-ladies and kittens out of the undercarriage; no, I’m merely pointing out that I’m […]

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Review: 2010 Lancer GTS http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/10/review-2010-lancer-gts/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/10/review-2010-lancer-gts/#comments Fri, 29 Oct 2010 19:38:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=370743 I say “Mitsubishi.” You think “Evo.” And not much else, except perhaps, “Are they still around?” The problem: not many people are willing and able to spend BMW money for a Mitsubishi, even if it does offer stellar performance. So Mitsubishi developed the Lancer Ralliart, with a detuned Evo engine, less sophisticated AWD system, and […]

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I say “Mitsubishi.” You think “Evo.” And not much else, except perhaps, “Are they still around?” The problem: not many people are willing and able to spend BMW money for a Mitsubishi, even if it does offer stellar performance. So Mitsubishi developed the Lancer Ralliart, with a detuned Evo engine, less sophisticated AWD system, and […]

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Review: Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback Ralliart http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/review-mitsubishi-lancer-sportback-ralliart/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/review-mitsubishi-lancer-sportback-ralliart/#comments Wed, 13 Jan 2010 17:23:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=341664 Forget car design awards. Forget internet polls. The perfect automotive barometer is the filling station. And if barometers could wet their pants, this one would need its jeans urgently back in the washing machine, as our oranger-than-orange Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback Ralliart (that’s a handful) pulled into the fuel station. The second time this hour, actually. […]

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Forget car design awards. Forget internet polls. The perfect automotive barometer is the filling station. And if barometers could wet their pants, this one would need its jeans urgently back in the washing machine, as our oranger-than-orange Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback Ralliart (that’s a handful) pulled into the fuel station. The second time this hour, actually. […]

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