In 1917 the Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. presented the Mitsubishi Model A, the first series production automobile in Japan. A
completely hand-made seven-seater sedan based upon the Fiat Tipo 3, it was costly contrasted with American and European mass-produced rivals, and was discontinued after only 22 had been built in 1921.
The Mitsubishi Shipbuilding was united with the Mitsubishi Aircraft Co. in 1934, an organization founded in 1920 to fabricate aircraft engines and parts. The consolidated organization was called
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), and was the biggest privately owned business in Japan. MHI focused on assembling aircraft, ships, railroad cars and hardware, however in 1937 manufactured the PX33, a protype vehicle for military use. It was the first Japanese-made passenger auto with full-time four-wheel drive, an innovation the organization would come back to nearly fifty years after the fact in its journey for
motorsport and sales success.
Mitsubishi manufactured the Galant from 1969 to 2012. The French name galant, signifies "chivalrous". There have been nine distinctive generations; total sales surpassed five million. It started as a compact sedan, however through the span of its life evolved into a mid-size auto. Initial production was in Japan, yet since 1994 it was assembled at the previous Diamond-Star Motors (DSM) factory in Normal, Illinois for the American market.
Mitsubishi GTO sports car was manufactured between 1990 and 2001. It was rebadged as the Mitsubishi 3000GT in most export markets. It was additionally imported and marketed by Chrysler as the Dodge Stealth from the 1991 to 1996 model years with just minor detail/appearance differences; mechanically, the two autos were practically indistinguishable. The design was the result of a
collaboration with Chrysler and Mitsubishi
1990 Mitsubishi GTO
1996 Dodge Stealth ES
Pajero - 1982-present
The initial generation was introduced in October 1981 at the Tokyo Motor Show, and was offered for sale in May 1982. At first, it was a three-door, short-wheelbase vehicle with a choice of metal or canvas top and three unique engine options, albeit more were gradually included, finishing with a 3.0-liter V6 as a top choice
1982 Mitsubishi Pajero
2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport GLS
Endeaver - Mid-Size Crossover - 2004–2015
2015 Mitsubishi Endeavor
Outlander - Mid-Size Crossover - 2001–present
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander
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