Saturday, May 28, 2011

Mitsubishi L200 XStorm Limited Edition [FR]

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Launch of Limited Edition Mitsubishi L200 XStorm

Osny, May 27, 2011 - After the adoption of a new front end and a new automatic transmission in early 2010, Mitsubishi Motors France Launches Limited Edition L200 XStorm.

The main objective of this limited series is to offer an alternative "recreation" in the current range for individuals, focusing on the exterior of the vehicle and the comfort on board.

This limited edition L200 XStorm is based on Intense (Club Cab and Double Cab) and Instyle BA * (Double Cab only) which are added the following equipment:

- Body color front fascia
- Dump Protection
- Parking sensors
- Pioneer Navigation System (Map Europe) with iPod connection and Bluetooth function
- Specific markings XStorm
- Hoop steel hard top or the customer's choice

The commercial offer includes all of this equipment represents a customer saving between 4900 and 5500 euros TTC depending on version.

For the record sales in France rose 30 L200% in 2010 (18% of the segment).

At European level, the L200 has sold 24,200 copies in 2010 (+36% compared to 2009).

* BA: automatic transmission

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Jelly Belly "sweetened" Mitsubishi EV's take to the streets of Chicago [US]

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Sweet Ride! Jelly Belly and Mitsubishi's Electric Car Turn Heads at the Candy Industry's Biggest Trade Show
Jelly Belly "sweetened" Mitsubishi EV's take to the streets of Chicago

May 24, 2011

CHICAGO, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) has teamed up with one of America's leading confectionaries, the Jelly Belly Candy Company, in a novel promotion to show Chicagoans the sweeter side of sustainable transportation.

Dressed in brightly-colored custom Jelly Belly graphics, four Mitsubishi i vehicles (along with a pair of Mitsubishi Outlander crossovers) will be meandering the streets of the Windy City on Monday May 23 and Tuesday May 24 to mark the opening of the 2011 Sweets & Snacks Expo, the premier trade show of the candy industry showcasing nearly 500 companies and over 15,000 confectionary and snack industry professionals from around the world.

While the Sweets and Snacks Expo is not open to the public, anyone spotting one of the Jelly Belly/Mitsubishi cars will have the opportunity to learn more about these vehicles – and score some tasty Jelly Belly treats.

The all-new Mitsubishi i will be available for test drives at Mitsubishi dealers beginning this November offering a starting MSRP of $27,990 (before Federal or State incentive) that hopes to make EV ownership more attainable. Visit i.mitsubishicars.com for more information about the most affordable mass-produced production electric vehicle in America including vehicle specifications, tax incentives and how consumers can reserve their own vehicle. For more information on the Jelly Belly Candy Company and their exciting new flavors featured at 2011 Sweets & Snacks please check out www.jellybelly.com.