First Drive: 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

First Drive: 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport - First Drive - Automobile Magazine
Smaller, not sportier.

Don’t confuse the 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport with the Mitsubishi Outlander. They share a name, but these two vehicles are distinctly different. If you’re familiar with Land Rover’s Range Rover and Range Rover Sport, Mitsubishi’s naming scheme might make sense. The Outlander Sport isn’t necessarily sportier than it’s bigger, older brother. Rather, it’s a significantly smaller vehicle that competes in an entirely different segment. With two rows of seats, available all-wheel drive, and a frugal four-cylinder, the Outlander Sport is entering the crowded compact crossover market as a serious latecomer.

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2011 New Cars: Asia

2011 New Cars: Asia
2011 New Cars: Asia - Automobile Magazine
Hyundai/Kia continues its new-product onslaught with new Sonata variants, a redesigned sportage, and the ultraluxurious Equus.

Hyundai/Kia continues its new-product onslaught with new Sonata variants, a redesigned sportage, and the ultraluxurious Equus. The stunning Lexus LFA supercar, which finally arrives in December, seems like it comes from another era, while the Nissan Leaf will try to face down the Chevy Volt to be the car of the future. Honda’s CR-Z puts a new spin on an old idea, while the battle in the battle in the ‘burbs heats up as a new odyssey engages the Toyota Sienna.

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