First debuted in February 1973, the very first Mitsubishi Lancers were available in Europe and Asia as two and four-door compact sedans. While many doubts and suspicions surrounded this newcomer, it has been time-tested and road-proven to be an automotive legend that officially marked Mitsubishi on the international landscape. Named after the cavalryman who fought with a lance the knight age in Europe, the Mitsubishi Lancer is truly a soldier on the road.
Once you look for advice for small block engine options, you may hear “Put a 350 in it” most often, whether from your best gearhead friends or professional mechanics. The “350” mentioned above is the Chevrolet 350, GM’s most enduring V8 engine and “One of the 10 best engines of the 20th Century”, as titled by automotive magazine Ward’s AutoWorld. Below are the top reasons, among many, behind Chevy 350’s enduring popularity.