Cape Town, South Africa: Scott Publications. For 2008, the trimming of models left the Ralliart as the only V6 model, and the Galant skips the 2008 model year in Canada, only to return in 2009 with the facelifted model. The sedan was not offered as Todd was planning to assemble the larger Galant Sigma sedan and wagon range from late 1977 and they were still importing the British Avenger and Hunter models. The sixth generation was also the first to see the introduction of the variant, which was the basis for Mitsubishi's participation in the 1988—1992. Mitsubishi had limited resources, and the large choice of engines for the Galant lineup was reduced to one 1.
In South Africa, where it was built by the , it was sold as the Colt Galant. Quattroruote: Tutte le Auto del Mondo 1990 in Italian. Australian content was quite high and included a locally-made 2. Melayani pembelian untuk seluruh indonesia yang bisa dikirim via xpedisi ataw paket syarat dan ketentuan berlaku harap dikonfirmasi. It was again sold by Chrysler in many different guises; as the Dodge Colt in the United States, as the Plymouth Colt and Plymouth Cricket in Canada from 1974 , as the Chrysler Valiant Galant and as the Chrysler Galant in Australia, and in Europe as the Colt Galant.
Transmissions were now all floor mounted and include a four-speed manual and a five-speed unit for sportier models. In 1998 the company introduced the Mitsubishi Aspire. The wagon version was also changed, although from the firewall back the vehicle remained the same as the previous version. The cars sold there were again locally assembled with 1. External dimensions all grew, but only marginally, while the wheelbase was 7 cm 2.
Archived from on 26 June 2012. The range was later revised to add the wagon and drop the 1. The third generation Galant was the recipient of the Car of the Year award in South Africa in 1977. Body styles remained the same as the first gen Colt Galants offered in sedan, wagon, pillar-less two-door hardtop and new in some markets was a fixed post coupe. The width dimensions of the model sold in Japan no longer complied with Japanese Government , and buyers were now liable for additional taxes, which affected sales. Mitsubishi Galant Estate A131; pre-facelift Todd Motors initially assembled 1.
Le Moniteur de l'Automobile in French. Only seven months later this front design was replaced with one featuring twin square headlights. The final Mitsubishi Galant rolled off the assembly line in the United States on August 30, 2012. Originally sold with the 1. The new generation thus became a less overtly competition oriented vehicle. Another difference from Asian and European models was the lack of , which was only installed on 3.
It had vestigial wood panelling, only a narrow strip on the tailgate. Archived from on 13 October 2010. The car features either a conventional five-speed or transmission. This model won the 1996—97 award for the second time. In Japan the hardtop was available with a 1. Additional emphasis was given to , , and safety.
Archived from on 16 May 2010. A five-door liftback derivative made its world premiere at the February 1993. The Arabian markets began sourcing their Galants from the United States from the 2007 model year. The series was discontinued in 1992, when the next generation Galant appeared. The Galant had also been available in Canada and Mexico until the 2010 and 2009 model years, respectively. The nameplate was sufficiently highly regarded in Japan for it to be resurrected for the 1990 coupé. Introduced on 24 May 1973 on sale 1 June in the Japanese domestic market, the second generation Galant was more widely exported as Mitsubishi's ambitions grew.
This model proved very popular in some markets, such as the BeNeLux countries, where it helped establish Mitsubishi in general and the Galant in particular. Starting in 1989, the Mitsubishi Galant V-series were produced for the Japanese market as a sporty alternative to the regular Galant range. Body styles were four-door sedan and five-door hatchback. This generation was largely replaced in 1988 by the sixth generation Galant see below. Archived from on 22 April 2016. It became Mitsubishi's first car to be sold in the United States in 1971 when the , the company's new partner and stakeholder, began importing the car as the.
In Australia, where the car was made locally at Chrysler's plant, it was marketed as the and, after the 1980 buyout of by Mitsubishi, as the Mitsubishi Sigma. Weight distribution was distinctly towards the front, with 64. Archived from on 15 May 2008. Later a sports version Elante was introduced, based on the Executive. There have been nine distinct generations with total cumulative sales exceeding five million units.