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The Mercury Cars Guide : May 15th 2010
2--- Classifieds 62 300 400 • carsguide.com.au Saturday, May 15, 2010 Mitsubishi goes down The newest member of the Mitsubishi team arrives in local showrooms in August. Neil McDonald gives us a sneak peak BUSINESS folk will under- stand the acronym for ASX, or Australian Stock Exchange. But Mitsubishi has taken the letters and massaged them into its newest off-roader and called it the Active Sports Crossover, or ASX. Mitsubishi's new ASX will line up next to the Kia Sportage, Hyundai ix35, Holden Captiva 5, Suzuki Grand Vitara and Nissan Dualis in the ultra- competitive sub-$30,000 compact off- roader arena. Mitsubishi Australia Ltd president and CEO, Masahiko aTkahashi, says it will be sold as a manoeuvrable city car that could bring new buyers into the Mitsubishi family. ''It also has the added benefit of being very smart, especially in terms of the technology that drives its engineering, design and all-wheel drive ability,'' he says. The ASX was originally born as the cX concept at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show. The finished product has links with both the Outlander and Lancer Evol- ution X and borrows the ''family'' look front end. In size, it is 345mm shorter than the Outlander and 200g lighter. The production car also uses a one- piece hatch instead of the two-piece doors on the concept. Japanese versions are powered by either 1.8 or 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engines. Although local specifications are yet to be released, both petrol and diesel engines, as well as front or all- wheel drive versions are tipped. Takahashi says as an entry off- roader, the ASX has the potential to drive strong sales to supplement the Triton, Outlander and Pajero. It will be pitched into the profitable David Strang 0404 724 986 Todd Jackson 0419 514 956 Rob Sylvester 0418 124 226 (Finance) 04 Holden VY Commodore II 3.8lt auto, p/s, a/c, electrics, alloys, spoiler. 02 Hyundai Santa Fe 4x4 2.4lt manual, p/s, a/c, electrics, alloys, towbar. $6995 6211 0566 Easy on-site finance available www.thecarmart.com.au JUST LOOK AT OUR GREAT RANGE! CRAZY LOW PRICES! WOO HOO! 14 Derwent Park, Derwent Park 05 Mitsubishi Lancer ES sedan 2.0lt manual, p/s, a/c, alloys, tint. $9995 02 Hyundai Elantra XD GL 1.8lt manual, p/s, a/c, 70,000kms. $7995 04 Kia Rio 5 door hatch 1.5lt manual, p/s, a/c, electrics, tint, 102,000km, alloys. $6995 03 Toyota Corolla Ascent 1.8lt, auto, p/s, a/c, 148,000kms, c/lock, VALUE. $9,995 01 Mazda BJ II SP20 2.0lt manual, p/s, a/c, electrics, alloys, be noticed. $10,995 05 Suzuki Liana hatch 1.8lt manual, p/s, a/c, electrics, alloys, SAVE $1000. $8995 00 Holden Commodore Ute 3.8lt auto, p/s, a/c, towbar, huge 19" alloys. $8995 Holden VP Commodore wagon 3.8lt rare manual, p/s, alloys, tow bar. $3995 96 Suzuki Swift Cino hatch 1.3lt auto, only 102,000km. $3995 91 Ford Telstar TX5 Ghia 2.2lt auto, p/s, a/c, electrics, great first car, 172,000km. $2995 00 Ford Courier 4x4 F/tray 2.5lt, p/s, a/c, turbo diesel. $9995 $8995 05 Ford Fiesta LX hatch 1.6lt manual, p/s, a/c, electrics, late model, low 64,000kms. $8750 still goin' round th' bend! 16539Jono
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