Report Shows GM Was As Cheap As The Government Negligent

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:30 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 3/31/14 9:30am 3/31/14 9:30am

Would You Rally A Mitsubishi Evo With Your Mom Navigating?

The Mitsubishi is idling in front of you. A forest tarmac stage disappears ahead into the trees. The rally car of your dreams is yours for one race, but your mom is in the co-driver's seat. » 8/31/12 7:30am 8/31/12 7:30am

How To Put Out A Car Fire With A Backhoe

This raging fire inside a Mitsubishi Lancer race car took place in the middle of a frozen field during a rally. After exhausting their fire extinguishers, organizers turned to a backhoe to put out the flames. Photos below. » 4/01/10 12:30pm 4/01/10 12:30pm

Jim Russell Lancer Evolution Experience: Because Oversteer Kicks Ass

The Lancer Evolution Experience starts off like most driving schools: You are plopped in front of a chalkboard and lectured to. After that, you're sent out and made to get wicked sideways. And that's when you wake the hell up. » 11/09/09 4:00pm 11/09/09 4:00pm

Forza Motorsports 3 Has Gone Gold, Demo Out Sept. 24

Microsoft and Turn 10 have announced that Forza Motorsport 3 has taken its last step before production and a demo will hit Xbox Live in ten days. Details below. » 9/14/09 4:45pm 9/14/09 4:45pm

Mitsubishi Lancer Sideswiped By UFO?

A woman was driving around suburban Chicago when her Mitsubishi Lancer was gently bumped, though no cars were around. When she pulled over her car was massively dented. We want to believe. » 2/18/09 3:00pm 2/18/09 3:00pm

Mitsubishi Lancer "Birds And Bees" Ad Touts Tired Innuendo-Laden Humor

Nothing says subversive and edgy like issuing a press release about how subversive and edgy your scandalous, innuendo-laden TV spot is for the new Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback. » 1/15/09 3:30pm 1/15/09 3:30pm

UK County Gets Three Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X Police Cars

They used to say "you can't outrun Motorola" but in the UK, you can't outrun a trio of Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X cars owned by the Yorkshire county police. » 12/09/08 11:00am 12/09/08 11:00am

Mysterious Mitsubishi Coming To Paris

An image of an as-yet-unknown Mitsubishi set for a global unveil at the 2008 Paris Motor Show » 9/15/08 10:20am 9/15/08 10:20am has surfaced, and it helps nobody. They might as well have released an image of a Mitsubishi dealership and put an arrow on it saying, "It goes in here" because the Mitsu "angry face" we see here looks pretty much exactly…

Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback-X To Dress In Lesbian Chic

Today brings new info on the pending Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback. According to unnamed Japanese sources, there's another variant in the works dubbed the Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback-X. The "X" stands for extreme, obviously: Just look at the rock-crushing fender flares, the lifted suspension and the Subaru Impreza… » 7/30/08 11:20am 7/30/08 11:20am

Mitsubishi To Unveil Diesel-Powered Racing Lancer For 2009 Dakar Rally

Mitsubishi has announced that it will be entering an all new crossover "Racing Lancer" in the 2009 Dakar Rally in South America. The new car will be a three door platform inspired by the Pajero and Lancer Sportback, and will serve as a test bed for Mitsubishi's diesel program. That's right, this Lancer will be… » 7/16/08 10:20am 7/16/08 10:20am

2009 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart

The 2009 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart isn't an Evo X. It's better. That's what I keep telling myself as I drive the back roads of the Detroit exurbs in Mitsubishi's latest boosted compact. Slotting between the regular FWD Lancer 2.4 GTS and the balls-out rally car Evo X, the Ralliart seeks to put Mitsubishi on the… » 7/09/08 10:00pm 7/09/08 10:00pm

Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback Coming To Paris Motor Show

We've been excited about the Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback ever since we got confirmation that it would go into production. Now, we've got official shots and details to even further whet our appetites. This is the Ralliart trim model, which will have a turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-four pumping out a WRX-battling 240… » 6/11/08 6:00pm 6/11/08 6:00pm

Mitsubishi Lancer Prototype-S Hits Web Ahead of Geneva

Oh cruel fates, why do you taunt us so? Images of the Mitsubishi Lancer Prototype-S have surfaced and we are aching with envy. The prototype is obviously more sneak preview than prototype and give a peak at the pending Lancer Sportback Ralliart 5-door slated for introduction in the European market. Mitsubishi, you are… » 2/24/08 6:00pm 2/24/08 6:00pm

Detroit Auto Show: 2009 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart

The Ralliart is Mitsubishi's middle man between the Mitsubishi Lancer GTS and the Lancer EVO. The obvious rally-inspired Ralliart has a 2.0-liter, four cylinder engine sporting 235 horsepower, which is up 67 hp from the GTS, but not quite the 291 of the latest Evolution X has. It does feature Mitsubishi's dual-clutch… » 1/13/08 5:30pm 1/13/08 5:30pm