Mitsubishi evolves, with the Lancer Evolution

Mitsubishi’s upcoming 10th-generation Lancer Evolution is a high class sedan, that is to be displayed in Octomber in Tokyo auto show. As always, Mitsubishi is interested in as wide a market as achievable, so USA sales will begin in the first part of 2008. The mean, BMW-like look of the sedan catches your eye instantly, as seen in the picture below..

Mitsubishi Lancer EV - front

Pictures show a car than combines much of the Mitsubishi specific elements, to be tracked back to the Concept X at the 2005 Tokyo show and the near-production Prototype X shown in January at Detroit. The Evolution benefits Mitsubishi’s Super All Wheel Control traction and handling system, drive test are expected to give forward excellent results. The car will be powered, unless later changes appear, by a 2.0-liter, turbocharged MIVEC engine with latest technology aluminum cylinder block, that benefits from a six-speed automated manual transmission. Notable is also the an advanced all-wheel-drive system with integrated torque distribution and braking management, the Lancer Evolution is after all a damn fast car..

Mitsubishi Lancer EV - side

The arrival of the Lancer Evolution sedan is much expected and rumoured in Asia, but also in Europe and USA. The over 30 years of rally racing and popularity of Mitsubishi are good reasons to believe that the Lancer Evolution will be a total success, and production sales are sure to be booming.

Leave a Reply