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MITsuBIsHI

DEBONAIR Do you think$5870 is a lot to pay fOr a two litre touring car with pretty straight‐

forward mechanical specifications?

Simon Ford did too― ― until he saw the wealth of pOwer‐ operated accessories Mitsubishi provides w‖ h ls super‐ !uxuriouS Debonair.

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ing standard equipment including for example, automatic transmission,heating,refrigerated cool― ing,self― seeking radio and electric operation of the front seats,、 vindows and antenna. There are, however, t、 vo prices to be paid for this

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cost, and the unhttrried acceleration is mOstly due to lack

of inches, as the Amcricans say Even at the best of times it would be a bit much to expect

v0 1itres of pushrod Ohv engine tO endow 28‐ odd cwt of automobile with sparkling impetus And in this case t、

the tlnit also has to contend with automatic transmission

and alr_cOnditioning, the cOmbined pOwer absorptionS Of 、 vhich mttst be appreciable

ln view of the circumstances

under which it operates, the engine deserves credit for

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the standing%‐ mile in 19 3sec,and have maximum speeds

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12 AuSTRAL!AN MOTOR,

」 ANUARY.

1967


ning and 101StS eleCt・ air conditi● `BOVE: interior

鷺 黒認 ws"ew喘 antenna Everything,

har

the carpets, iS beauti仙 ‖y nished

“ LEFT: lhe lelonair iea‐

tures mor● luxu″ and eloipment than anソ other

car ollder $0000 irS no ar but irs cOr. sports ● tainly comlor● ble

nllH,:Two‖ tre

OVerhead

vaive engine develops 105

1hl. Tandem master lソ

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inder has two reservoiFS, Air conditioning llnit is at

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avallable in that guise

AuSTRALIAN

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」ANUARY′

1967-13


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sty‖ ng

is simple and unc uttered Des gners obvious y loOked hard at Ford's tincol■

MITSUBISHI DEBO‖ AIR

before designing their owll prestige car

maiOr appcal,and you would have to look to a much higher price bracket to nnd other vehicles 、 vith the same range and variety of cquipment as standard if it were possible to add all the extras to basically lower― priced six‐ cylinder

prOnOunced in the Dcbonair than l remennber for c6m_ parable cars I've taken along the same roads The brakes, alloy― nnned drurns front and rea「 , haul the lVIitsubishi dO、 vn straight and true, bttt require a heavy loot on the pedal, which has rather l Felcss action it lacks the progressive fccling desirable tO retate pcdal pressurc to braking e■ ort Correctly modulated p6、 ver assistance

would not gO amiss

A tandem master c,linder gives

separate front and rear hydrau〕

ic systems

Overan, thc handling, steering and braking are about what yOu'd anticipate from the specincatiOns _― orthodox: no better Or 、 vorse than those of coimparable vehicles, thotlgh the ride and quiet opcration are bonus points con‐

sidering the type of motoring for 、 vhich the Debonair is intended Extcrnal appearance reveals strong and obvious leanings

towards Americanish styling, and many of the people who gathered wherever the car was parked cOuld see traces of ChevrOlet and Lincon Continental in the grille,

and slab sides

、 vings

The Lincoln-look is emphasised from the

front seats, as the view is across an expansive bonnet that is nanked On the side by the sharp relief of the 、 vings

The peaked wings are practical in the sense that they enable the extremities at aH lour cOrners to be readily ascertained for precise and conndent manoeuvres

`Stlper'' models, they would then, dotlbtless, become more expensive than the Mitsubishi The least appealing aspect Of the interiOr(on the test car) w as, by general opinlon, including mine, the multi mottled

cloth covering On the seats and door panels

Appearance

aside, the nlaterial provides soft, homely, slip_frec and non―

cianlmy accommodation that many people ind preferable to vinvl and lcather trim Front seats arc individttal, scparatcd by a central glovebox‐ cum‐ armrest, and both

have twO tumbler switches located On the lower outside edge

One switch enables the seat to be adjusted over 6in

fOre/aft, while the Other alters rake of the squab from bolt upright to instant seduction Or any position between

With the cushion hard on the stops, I fOund there was

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continued on Page 57

The interior is, Of course, the source Of the Dcbonair's

SPECIFiCAT10NS ENGINE: Six cyiinders, 80 mm lore x 66 1nm Stroke, 1991 cc capacity, 10:l oompression ra輌 o, pushiou chv. a10y heal,

four main learings, │″ 。 JuarthrOat lown draught N kk calburettors, 105 11, (DIN)at 5000 r,m, 120 11/11 tofque (DIN)at 3400 rpm TRANSMiSS10N: Bo「 g Wainer automatic o speel CHASSIS:11legral with bouy

BRAК ES:A‖ oy_finned l:uns iront anl=lar,tandem master ey"nder, separate hylraulic circuits STEERING: Recirlulating ba11, 34 3it turning cirlll

TYRES:700‐ 13 white wans FUF1 7ANK: 1l ga‖ ons

DIMENS10NS: Wheelbase 105 9inl ,rac1 53 511 front, 54311 reari Overan length 183 911: Width 66 511, Height 57 7:口 Cround clearance 7 111

bar i ve rear axle, sem卜 eni,tic springs Telescopic dampers

WEIGHT:23 1wt PRICE:55871

front and rear

Miヽ ubishi Deう onair from l“

SuSPENS10N: lndependent front, wishlones, 00 i springs, anti ro‖

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F E I I E E E E E E E E F ﹂ E r F r l ︰ ︰︱     ︱ ︱ ; ︱ し l F l l ト ー ー ー ー ー F F ︰ 貯 F I I 卜 ︰ ︱ ︱ ︱ ︱

`on=inued from page 14 The radio, notable fOr its Outstanding reception, is a

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seeker Press the cOntrol and a tiny servo motor or whatever mOves the tuning needle across thc dial tO

All the same, I am sure it will be tougher at the top next year But if 」ack Brabham, OBE, sets his mind tO

MITSUBISHI DEBONAIR' self―

home‐ in on the nearest station

lt's not a new idea, of

course, yet it always manages 10 fasCinate people and the cOntrol receives rnuch supernuOus attentiOll Front and rear speakers are ntted The door handles cmerge,Holden-like, froni be1leath the armrests, each of which has a courtesy light incorporated Some ingenious circuitry is evident herc, fOr if either rear door is not closed properly a red light g10、 vs on the facia, the o■ ending d00r's courtesy light is illuminated and sO,

too, are those On bOth front doors

lf a Front door is at

fault, the 、 varning light and both front courtesy lights get

Other warning lights On the facia serve for Ftle1 lcvel, 器 :Ⅷ

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The Debonair alsO has a speed

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exceeded the buzzer shrieks until the car slo、

indicated ngure

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vs below the

The speedomctcr reads t0 120 1mph a1ld

is a strip type with a drum revolving on a horizontal axis The drum's cOlor_band, substituting for a needle, sho、 vs green t0 50 mph and red thereafter Trip and total mileage indicators are included,along with gauges for fuel amperes,

water temperature and oil pressure Next to the facia are four tumbler s、 vitches, the upper pair fOr interior illumination and headlights

twO are for the parking light systems

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MY MATEヮ JACK i♂ uttsl盤 占

Brabham trying to get ahead OF Surtees

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But it was not

to be

The nnal taly ,vas fOtlr nrsts, a sccOnd and a fourth out Of the nine qualifying races A tremendOtts record, 、 vhich no one would have forecast at the start of 1966

And during this very bttsy and successful Fl seasOn,

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犠 &絆 lf留 鵠 」 T¶ i計 慄 漁 亀n品 基 Last year,、 vhen the Honda engines、 verc disappOinting,Jack 、 vho

This year, thOse

laughed at 」ack's F2 record in 1965

eat their words

He and Dcnny Hulmc

their three boys Hc has becOme a ptlblic ngure, nOw perfectly at ease in front of televisiOn cameras(What a difFerence tO the year

when he won his Arst worid championshipり and assured in any companv At the back Or his hOme in Surrey there is a ine g01f co urse, and a fe、 v years agO Jack bought a bag Of clubs 【 )oes he play 、 veH?

The ans、 ver is that he has never found

tlme to trv

i am always trying tO teach him tO drive

a gOlf ball

But whcn that time comes l suppose he will have stopped driving cars round racing circuits l 、 vouldn't

And when that、 vill be

like to guess

FOR SALE C00pER MONACO v′

l knO、 v that Jack

victory, and l kno、 v hO、 v hard he tried

persevered, despite reverse aFter reverse

he nts it an in, dcspite his constant travels aH Over the

This famous spOrts― racing caris for sale in perfect ,ond tion Re― sprayed′ 8 and 10 inch mag

desperatcly wanted tO nnish his seasOn with ahother

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racing car constructor and the boss OF a conversiOn business vell as garages On the outskirts of London How he as 、 nnds time to loOk after it all l simply cannot imagine Yet

ver

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One(Park_Short,

activates all fOur parkers and the other(Park Long)cOl, trols only thc rear lalnps for when the car is stationary overnight What else has the Debonair in the .vay OF goodicsP Vc . 1を

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l:彎 t憎 :出 l乱 fI翼 tO gO mOtor racing He ts still the world's best develop‐ 、 ving 、 vhat he wanis and knOwing hOw le::tiliVer' kn。 He is alsO big business these days, the world's biggest

ヽ vorld,and still〕 nanages a little time fOr his wife,Betty,and

the message acrOss high beam and handbrake

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1967

、 vere forced tO 、 vOn all but one

heels′

Goodyear racing tyres

The price is less lhan One third of a new irnported car

SPARES Pis,ons, ROds, Caske,s, Wishbolles′ Brake Pads′

Drop Gears, long range fuei tanks′ plus many more.

RICE 4 WHEEL COVERED TRA:LER Further particu:ars on applicatiOn tO

of the F2 races in which they took part― _alnd the car which beat him in the last race of the currel〕 t F2 had tO be a Cosヽ vorth‐ engined

Brabham!

Now the three times worid champiOn is planning to retain his title in 1967

He would dearly like to emttlate Fangio's

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record of nve wOrld titles, and he is going abOut it in the Same deterlnined manner which has markcd his whole

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1967-57


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