Monthly Archives: December 2014

Mitsubishi Brings You Back to the Future

Last month, the Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV made its North American debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show. It is a two-door compact crossover equipped with a 295 HP (combined) powertrain that can take it 53 miles on electricity alone, or further with the assistance of the 3-cylinder, 134 BHP gas engine.

With its futuristic design, the crossover’s debut made a bold statement that Mitsubishi is here to stay in the US. Check out the photo gallery below and let us know what you think. Would you drive this concept PHEV? Do you like the design aesthetic Mitsubishi has captured?

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Four Mitsubishi Accessories You Must Own

Car accessories walk a fine line of providing dashing good looks, convenience, and practicality. Luckily for you, Mitsubishi has mastered this art. Here, we recommend four essential accessories that will improve your performance and turn heads on the road in any Mitsubishi make or model.

Fog Lights

mitsubishi fog lights






Your safety on the road is importance—more important than speed, color, and tire size. Mitsubishi fog lights will provide guidance to help you navigate the roads. These beaming lights can cut through fog and other vision impairments so you’ll get to where you want to go as safely as possible. So, the next time you find yourself in a thick blanket of fog on back roads, you’ll 1) be thankful you invested in fog lights and 2) buy a map.

Hood Protector

A hood protector’s job is simple yet undeniably important, and Mitsubishi knows this. Hood protectors prevent your car’s hood from dents and other damage, while providing a sharp aesthetics.

Front and Back Mud Guards







Few things are more depressing that mud and dirt covering your shiny, brand-new Mitsubishi. Luckily, you can avoid this catastrophe with mud guards that shield the bottom of your vehicle and keep it clean. However, mud guards are not just a one-trick pony. They can also protect the bottom portion of your car from damage, including your tires.

Wheel Locks

Some of the best accessories will protect your car in case of theft, and one of the most useful accessories of this type are wheel locks. Wheel locks keep your alloy wheels in place so you’ll never have to worry about your Mitsubishi’s wheels again.

Give our Parts Department at Jim Shorkey Mitsubishi a call at (866) 337-6919 and start decking out your Mitsubishi today!

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Ways to Save: Mitsubishi’s VIP Purchase Program

Most companies offer their employees a competitive benefits package, including insurance, vacation time, 401K savings, and more. Some companies may even offer discounts and perks at outside businesses, including gym memberships and percentages off your mobile phone plan. But what about up to $2,500 off a new car?

VIP pricing

With the new Mitsubishi VIP Purchase Program, this too-good-to-be-true scenario can be a reality. Administered by Mitsubishi in an effort to express its gratitude for the automaker’s corporate partners, the VIP Purchase Program extends significant discounts on a wide range of Mitsubishi models, including the Outlander Sport, Outlander, Mirage, and Lancer, to full-time employees and retirees of business all throughout the Western PA area.

With employees of more than 700 companies currently eligible for VIP Purchase, simply click the link here to review the list of companies that qualify. You can always speak with your current employer’s HR rep or give us a call at Jim Shorkey Mitsubishi at (866) 465-2969.


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