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Towing Capacity in Electric Cars
Electric motors are excellent for pulling heavy loads. In fact, electric vehicles (EVs) are naturally better at towing than internal combustion engines due to the high amount of torque they can create from standstill. While EVs and hybrids have plenty of pulling power and torque, their performance, range and economy can be significantly affected by…
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Is the New Outlander Sport Your Perfect Family SUV?
Just when you thought you’d found your family dream car in an Outlander, Mitsubishi has brought the all-new Outlander Sport to the market. It has a 2.4L MIVEC Petrol Engine and on-demand 4WD plus a factory-fitted black body kit. This limited-edition vehicle has made waves across New Zealand for its stunning interior, stylish exterior and unmatched safety upgrades.   In this article, the…
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Put a New Car on Your List for the Black Friday Sale
From the 29th of November to the 1st of December, Simon Lucas North Shore is offering unbelievable Black Friday deals on a huge range of vehicles. If you’re thinking about buying a new vehicle, this is the perfect time to take advantage of the sale and save thousands of dollars. We’re exploring the current deals so you know what not to miss out on. …
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How Often Should I Book My Mitsubishi’s Cambelt Replacement?
The timing belt, also known as a cambelt, is responsible for synchronising the engine’s functions. Having the cambelt replaced on your Mitsubishi at the recommended intervals is essential for ensuring your vehicle remains in good condition. If the timing belt fails, it can lead to engine failure and can be extremely expensive to repair.  …
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Terms & Conditions for the New ASX launch Competition
Entry into this competition is deemed acceptance of these terms and conditions. Entries not completed in accordance with these terms and conditions are ineligible. Entry is open to all New Zealand residents except for employees and their immediate family of Simon Lucas North Shore, prize partners and all associated agencies. We only accept one entry…
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The 2020 New Mitsubishi ASX is Turning Heads
First launched in 2009, the ASX has fast become one of the world's most popular crossover SUVs.  Now, get ready as a new chapter begins with the release of the impressive new 2020 Mitsubishi ASX.  After being unveiled at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show, the New Mitsubishi 2020 ASX is set to stun the motoring…
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Mitsubishi Triton vs. Ford Ranger: How Do They Compare?
 In 2018, the Mitsubishi Triton was NZ's third-favourite ute, selling at an average monthly rate of 395 vehicles. Then at the beginning of this year, a heavily-facelifted model arrived and sales shot up so much that it quickly moved into second place on the ute sales ladder.   However, there's more to the updated 2019 Triton than just a new…
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Introducing the New Eclipse Cross – Black Edition
Simon Lucas North Shore is proud to announce that the 20MY Eclipse Cross Black Edition is here this month! This five-door, five-seater vehicle offers the optimum in performance and comfort, for individuals or families, young and old. Whether we’re talking its sporty, yet stylish exterior, superior performance, elegant and sculpted interior, and impressive array of active…
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Reasons You Should Buy an Electric Vehicle
Electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming more and more popular, with the technology supporting these vehicles dramatically improving. Downsides that once existed like limited range, high cost, performance issues and long charge times are no longer an issue. Aside from being affordable, stylish, practical there are a variety of benefits of electric cars.  Lower Running Cost …
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Getting to Know the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is the missing link in the market for electric and hybrid cars. There are plenty of choices when you want a small hatchback that is hybrid or completely electric, but options get costlier and more limited when it comes to SUVs. The Outlander PHEV is an affordable hybrid, medium sized SUV…
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