Mitsubishi's powerful new Outlander is a real step up

As I jump up into the driver's seat of the new Outlander it doesn't take long to check how far Mitsubishi has come since its launch, writes Shane O'Donoghue.

6th January, 2013
Mitsubishi Outlander: the car has presence, whether parked or on the move.

Quite a few years ago, at the international launch of the current Lancer saloon, the Mitsubishi management were quizzed on a couple of details regarding the Japanese manufacturer's cars.

Specifically, the journalists wanted to know why no Mitsubishi featured steering that adjusted for reach (in and out) as well as rake (up and down) and why the cabins were mostly made of hard plastic when European rivals specialised in soft-touch materials.

As I jump up...

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