The Mitsubishi aggregation was founded in 1873, while their three-diamond logo was registered in 1914. They were complex in a all-inclusive arrangement of business and automated activities, and development of their aboriginal car, the Model-A, started in 1917.
In 1921, the aggregation accustomed their agent accomplishment division, while in 1932, the Fuso bus was developed. Just afore WWII, Mitsubishi produced a ancestor of the PX33, a military-grade, 4-wheel drive commuter car.
After a continued post-war hiatus, the aggregation got active re-establishing their own automotive activities. The Mitsubishi 500, their aboriginal bunched four-wheel commuter car, is launched in 1960, followed by a agglomeration of new models throughout the decade, including the Colt series. The name Mitsubishi Motor Sales Corporation is clearly accustomed in 1964, and at the aforementioned time, the Colt started to attempt in all-embracing rallies.
In 1969, the adventurous Colt Galant was launched, and afterwards a 15-percent acquirement in shares by Chrysler, the car was awash in North America as the Dodge Colt, the Dodge Challenger and the Plymouth Sapporo. Meanwhile, the Lancer was alien in 1973 and bound racked up assemblage victories in Australia, while the Mirage accustomed in 1978. Afore the about-face of the decade, Mitsubishi’s anniversary agent assembly exceeded one actor for the aboriginal time.
The aboriginal Mitsubishi-badged cartage accustomed in the United States in 1982 through a newly-established banker network. The aboriginal models to access are the Tredia sedan, the Cordia auto and the Starion sports coupe. At the aforementioned time, the Japanese architect acquires a 10% pale in Hyundai. The Pajero SUV was additionally launched and bound claimed victories in the Paris-Dakar Rally.
In the U.S., the Mirage, the Galant, the Sigma, the Mighty Max pickup, the Mitsubishi Van and the Montero SUV were added to the agency in the ‘80s. In addition, a collective adventure amid Mitsubishi and Chrysler resulted in Diamond-Star Motors, bearing and accumulating the Eclipse sports auto in Illinois, USA.
The 3000GT auto with accessible twin-turbo agent and all-wheel drive accustomed in 1990. The aboriginal copy of the now-famous Lancer Evolution alternation in launched in 1992, as did the bunched Expo and Expo LRV alpine wagons and full-size Diamante sedan.
The bunched Outlander SUV was added to the agency in 2001, and in 2003, a banker arrangement was accustomed in Canada for the aboriginal time. The mid-size Endeavor replaced the Montero Sport in 2004, and the Diamante was additionally offered for a brace of years. The Raider pickup, a rebadged Dodge Dakota, was offered in the U.S. from 2005 to 2009. The i minicar, launched across in 2006, was added developed as a 100% electric agent and offered in North America in 2011.
Mitsubishi’s accepted agency of articles includes the bunched Lancer sedan, the Lancer Sportback 5-door, the Lancer Ralliart, the Lancer Evolution, the Eclipse auto and Eclipse Spyder convertible, the RVR crossover, the Outlander and Endeavor SUVs as able-bodied as the i-MiEV electric minicar.