The Australian motor vehicle industry has outstanding opportunities to develop vehicles which excel in durability, performance and quality. This is due to the highly competitive local market and the harshness of the terrain and climate. The best of the Australian developed vehicles can now compete most favourably with their counterparts from any other source.
This paper discusses the unique development of the Mitsubishi Motors Australia Magna sedan to meet the exacting packaging and performance demands of the Australian market. It further discusses major developments of the original model: a sequential fuel injection system and a wagon derivative that were released on the Australian market in 1987 prior to the Conference These are unique variants that have also been designed and developed in Australia and are in the forefront of world automotive development.