Mitsubishi Motors Corporation has announced the names of two new models. And the name change for the Mitsubishi Lancer to Mitsubishi Galant Fortis for the Japan domestic market isn’t that interesting, but the new Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 2008 sure is. More photos inside.
If you’re bored with the performance of your BMW Mini Cooper then this might be something for you. It’s a hybrid version of a Mini using a small gasonline engine combined with four small electric engines on all the wheels, which gives the car the ability to top 150 mph and accellerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.5 seconds.
Hybrid Mini offers 640 hp, 0-60 in 4.5 seconds [leftlanenews.com]
It is vacation time here at Fosfor and that’s why you only will see a few posts here during the next couple of weeks. Right now I’m connected to the Internet through a 9.6kbit phone line…it’s quite painful to use – it takes ages just to check the mail. Fosfor will be on vacation mode until the mid of July, but I will probably do a few posts in the meantime. Thank you for stopping by!
12 new convertibles for 2007 – Fun in the Sun [autoblog.com]
“It was somewhere between the two—a motorcycle and a car—and that is a problem,” says a source close to the project.”
One wheel too many—or too few? [autoweek.com]
If you need new rims and have $22 000 to spare (yeah, right), plus an attraction to blinb bling items – then these set of rims are for you. Each wheel have 4 281 carats, and as soon as you pay the deposit of $17 000 the production of your new rims start.