Mitsubishi

About Mitsubishi

Japan has always been a place of advanced technology. Finding grade school children building their own robots is just mental. The same goes for their products. You just know that if it’s Japanese, it’s well constructed and would last a long time. Whether it’s the past or present, Japanese technology is still the best, especially Mitsubishi.

History

Old corporations have a notorious relationship with World Wars. Mitsubishi is not an exception. During the World War II, it was commissioned, under Dr. Jiro Horikoshi, to develop war machines that would have a terrifying impact on the Allies. Up to now, that war machine is still one of the best in its class.

To those who know their history lessons, the most feared and respected fighter plane in the World War II was the Japanese Zero. The Allies feared flying in the skies when they know the Zeroes are around. It even took awhile before Allied Forces found a solution to beat the Zeros using their aircraft’s armor and diving speed.

What others don’t know is that the notorious Japanese Zero is actually called, the Mitsubishi A6M. That’s right, Mitsubishi manufactured the feared Zero. This is a testament to the quality and performance of Mitsubishi products.

Years after the war, Mitsubishi involved itself in the development of the economy of Japan. Mitsubishi created companies that would help improve the different aspect of society that would increase the livelihood of the Japanese people, such as oil, electricity, and technological developments. Up to this day, Mitsubishi has not stopped making its impact on Japanese economy.

Models

One of the most popular names in car history is the Mitsubishi Evolution X. It is one of the best performing sedans in the world. Time and time again, every iterations of the Evolution X have been declared faster that most of the fastest sports car in the world, like the Porsche 911 Turbo, and that’s fast.

The tweaked version of the new Evolution X has a boosted power of 440 BHP. It has a 2.0 litre HKS turbo, bigger intercooler engine that is quite fast and powerful, according to British Top Gear. The only downside is the tag price.

Innovations

It’s common nowadays to encounter a car manufacturer that has hybrid electric vehicle in their showroom. It’s rare to find one SUV hybrid. Well, Mitsubishi has one and it’s the first SUV plug-in hybrid in the world.

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV can be driven as an electric vehicle and on a petrol 2.0 litre engine. Either modes, it saves on petrol, it has great fuel economy, and minimal emissions. Plus, it can carry a lot of baggage!

Mitsubishi is truly a company that has a global impact, not just in its home country of Japan. For Mitsubishi, delivering the best is their goal. For us, we can expect greater things from them in the near future.