Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X

Production Cars 27 Apr 2007
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X

Mitsubishi has released the first official pictures of the forthcoming Lancer Evolution X. The design is based on the concept unveiled at the 2007 Detroit Motor Show.

After the pictures of the standard sedan released back in December 2006, Mitsubishi has finally revealed the next generation of the extreme Evolution version.

Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X

The design is basically unchanged from the Prototype X presented at the 2007 Detroit Motor Show and previewed in 2005 with the Concept X.

The name of the model for the Japanese market will be Galant Fortis ("fortis" means strong in Latin).

The X that follows the Evolution name indicates the 10th generation of the rally-inspired version.

Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X

From the official Press Release:

Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution XDistinguishing features of the Lancer lineup include a high-rigidity platform that delivers excellent crashworthiness.

The Lancer Evolution X model features Mitsubishi’s S-AWC (Super All Wheel Control) traction and handling system, that integrates the control of drive torque and braking management with the four-wheel drive system to improve both handling and stability.

The new lightweight 2.0-liter turbocharged MIVEC (Mitsubishi Innovative Valve timing) engine has an aluminum cylinder block and a 6-speed automated manual transmission.

The cockpit design is focused on the driver.

(Source: Mitsubishi)

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