2009 Japan Mitsubishi Galant Fortis RALLIART review and pictures

Posted on Saturday, 12 July 2008 , 09:07:45 byVeronica

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Japan Mitsubishi Galant Fortis RALLIART

The Mitsubishi Galant Fortis sedan series have received the premium sporty four-wheel drive Ralliart trim level, which goes on sale at affiliated dealership throughout Japan today. The model has been received by customers looking especially for everyday utility plus a taste of sporty performance. The new model strikes an excellent balance between everyday driving comfort and fun-to-drive dynamic performance and as such will meet the needs and demands of a wide spectrum of customers. The model features a unique front bumper designed to reduce air resistance. Its bottom edge of the bumper is designed as an air dam for improved handling and vehicle stability at higher speeds. The interior uses an elegant deep black color scheme while the dashboard features an ornamentation panel comprising a geometric check pattern and silver pin beading it adds a mechanical taste and offer the cockpit a sporty, high-quality appearance. The steering wheel and shifter knob are wrapped in luxurious genuine leather. The front seats keep the occupant securely and comfortably positioned and use high-grip suede-knit upholstery. Under the hood, the model hides a 2.0-liter 16-valve DOHC MIVEC high-performance engine capable of developing 240 PS and 343 Nm of torque. The new Mitsubishi Fortis Ralliart sends the power to the wheels through a Twin Clutch Sport Shift Transmission, an automated manual gearbox, to be more precise, that allows the driver both the fun and economy of a manual gearbox plus the convenience and comfort of an automatic transmission. The driver has the choice of two automated shifting modes: Normal - for maximum fuel economy and comfort in everyday driving and Sport - with shift characteristic best suited to sportier performance. The model is available for the customers in Mitsubishi dealerships throughout Japan.