Mitsubishi Lancer
Vehicle Make/Model Specifications:
Make: Mitsubishi
Model: Lancer
Mitsubishi Lancer

The Mitsubishi Lancer is a compact car built by Mitsubishi Motors and has also been sold in various countries under the following monikers; the Colt Lancer, the Dodge Colt, the Plymouth Colt, the Chrysler Valiant Lancer, the Chrysler Lancer, the Eagle Summit, the Hindustan Lancer, the Soueast Lioncel, the Mitsubishi Carisma and the Mitsubishi Mirage, Since its introduction in 1973 a whopping six million Lancers have been sold. Further, the Mirage Asti Coupe in Japan was offered as the Lancer Coupe in many export markets. Minivan models, such as the Mitsubishi Space Runner and Mitsubishi Chariot, were mechanically related to the Lancer as well. In 1993, the Lancer wagon, named the Libero in Japan, was launched along with a V6 variant that was introduced with only 1.6 L, making it the smallest mass-produced V6 on the market. The sixth generation Lancer was rebadged the Proton Wira, which was offered as a sedan and as a 5-door hatchback model in Malaysia in 1993. This model came with 1.3, 1.5, 1.6 and 1.8L engine capacities. Additionally, a short-lived 2.0L diesel model was also available. Currently, this model is still in production as one of the longest running Proton models in Malaysia sitting only after the Proton Saga, which is also coincidentally based on a previous Lancer model. In 1995, the Lancer was face lifted for its seventh generation, while building on the earlier model's format. A sedan and wagon were offered, with a related Mirage model. The coupe continued as the Mirage Asti in Japan, and was known as the Lancer Coupe elsewhere. The 1995 Lancer is more popularly known as the 1997 Lancer and a turbocharged GSR version continued to be sold until the end of the 1990s. This platform was also the basis for the Mirage, as it was known in North America and various other markets. The Lancer was a great success, and furthermore, it spawned some great models as well.

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