The Mitsubishi Lancer is an automobile produced by the Japanese manufacturer Mitsubishi Motors since 1973. The Lancer has been marketed as the Colt Lancer, Dodge Colt, Plymouth Colt, Chrysler Valiant Lancer, Chrysler Lancer, Eagle Summit, and Mitsubishi Mirage in various countries at different times. Between its introduction in 1973 and 2008, over six million units were sold. There have been nine generations of Lancers before the current model. Mitsubishi ended production of the Lancer in August 2017 worldwide, with the exception of Taiwan and China.