Category Archive: Mitsubishi

Jun 23

Mitsubishi announces pricing for its all-electric i-MiEV + Road Test….

Toronto, Ontario – Mitsubishi has announced pricing for its all-electric i-MiEV, which will start at $32,998 when it goes on sale later this year.

The company said that the four-door, four-passenger subcompact hatchback will be the most affordable mass-produced all-electric vehicle in the Canadian marketplace. The i-MiEV has a top speed of 130 km/h and a targeted range of 135 kilometres, which will make it “an excellent commuter vehicle for many Canadians living in urban areas,” the company said. The standard i-MiEV will have an MSRP of $32,998, while the top-line i-MiEV with Premium Package will be $35,998.

Ontario and Quebec have already announced subsidies for the purchase of electric vehicles. Ontario’s credit of $8,230 will reduce the i-MiEV’s net MSRP to $24,768, while Quebec’s $7,769 credit will reduce it to $25,229. Quebec will also offer a 50 per cent subsidy on the purchase and installation of a home charger to a maximum of $1,000.

I’m re-posting my review on the i-MiEV here on Flagworld. Here’s what I thought about it…..

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Feb 08

2010 Mitsubishi Lancer GTS

Text: Iain Shankland / Images: Mitsubishi

2010 Mitsubishi Lancer GTS

While the base Lancer without the lower body kit and rear wing is no dog, the GTS adds enough looks and pizzazz to make it a far more attractive car. But it’s not just different in the looks department – for 2009 the GTS got a bigger engine and therefore becomes a completely different car from other Lancer models.

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Feb 07

2010 Mitsubish Evolution MR

Text: Iain Shankland / Images: Mitsubishi & Iain Shankland

2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

Sweaty palms, shortness of breath and a racing heartbeat. I didn’t know it yet but I had fallen in love.  That was the first few seconds of my experience behind the wheel of the 2010 Evo – I hadn’t even left the parking lot yet and it was more than I had expected!!! Driving at barely faster than idle, I felt like Charlton Heston in “Ben-Hur” when he was holding the reins of those four stallions while steering a chariot. The Evo feels like it’s on a razors edge, but not uncomfortably so. After a day though, the feeling subsides and it’s just like every other car, albeit with tons of get up and go. Read the rest of this entry »