Sporty and extremely rare 1991 Mitsubishi Debonair, AMG (Part II)

Last time Rare Ride introduced Mitsubishi’s Debonair, which began its term as Mitsubishi’s flagship luxury sedan in 1963 and has remained unchanged for a very long time. In the second generation of the 1986 model, Debonair switched to front-wheel drive and adopted a more modern look to appeal beyond the buyers of Japan’s very conservative large sedans.

But as we see today, the changes weren’t enough yet.

As a hint for the future, Mitsubishi has sold the largest car design to the present day. Hyundai lightly reattached the car badge and sold it as Grandeur in South Korea. Hyundai the Grandeur’s new flagship name initially began with Mitsubishi components, which Hyundai replaced over time with its own components. You will know the grandeur as Azera, Knee XG350.

The second generation Debonair was not as successful as the first generation, and its conservative and Japanese-only market made Mitsubishi even more successful. Diamante A luxury sedan that appeals to a more global audience. The third-generation Debonair debuted in 1992 and has once again succeeded in the Korean market as grander than domestic. Since 1999, Mitsubishi has realized that Hyundai excels in selling large sedans and has worked with Hyundai to develop the dignity of a long wheelbase.

Growing up and upscale, Mitsubishi aimed directly Toyota Century And Nissan President With the new Japanese and Korean luxury sedans. Dignity was simultaneously introduced (and produced domestically) as Hyundai Equus in South Korea and has had many successful sales in practice by 2009.Your author lived there at the time and Equus Include A large domestic sedan of choice for successful Korean businessmen.

But the Japanese market rejected dignity (and the standard wheelbase version of Plaudia) completely, Mitsubishi shifted a total of about 1,200 examples of both variants between 1999 and 2001. Only 59 of them were the flagship Dignity version. Mitsubishi just gave up for a while and tried again to win a big sedan market with another Proudia. It was the Infiniti Q70 (Nissan Cima), which existed from 2012 to 2016 and was re-badged.So far, the Mitsubishi has never shot across the bow of a large luxury sedan again, and the Q70 wasn’t particularly so. Full size Anyways.

Next time, I’ll explain why all these articles were generated. When AMG was involved and boosted the driving excitement of the second generation Debonair.

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Sporty and extremely rare 1991 Mitsubishi Debonair, AMG (Part II)

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