Mitsubishi Galant (1997–2003)
All-new larger Galant launched
Grew from being Mercedes C-Class size to Mercedes E-Class size.
Saloon or estate (made Sigma redundant.)
Very Japanese, but very striking styling.
Three three-point rear seatbelts from 1998 model year.
Engine range widened
Smallest engine now 134bhp 2.0 litre 16v four. 147bhp 2.4 GDI engine from October 1999.
Amazing VR4 estate has 280 bhp, four-wheel drive, 'Tiptronic'-type auto, anti-yaw control, and is both quick and safe.