Under the name of Mitsubishi Lancer, the Japanese carmaker since 1973 has been offering its mid-range models. Meanwhile, the eighth generation of the Mitsubishi produced in many body styles over the decades Lancer is on the market. Used mainly as the Lancer Sportback wagon and the previous model series are required. For new vehicles, Mitsubishi has since 2007 a sporty and ambitious four-door saloon in the program, their relationship to the known through numerous rallying successes Lancer Evolution models can not be denied. As engine available for the current Mitsubishi Lancer, whether sports sedan or Sportback, a diesel and two gasoline ready for use. In the basic model of the Mitsubishi Lancer sits a 1.6 - liter four-cylinder gasoline engine under the hood of the 117 hp. If the 1.8 petrol ClearTec for the Mitsubishi Lancer cars chosen the sedan already makes 140 hp. The only diesel engine is also the most powerful engine : the 1.8 DI-D + 150 hp and makes sedan and Sportback more than 210 km / h. The normalized fuel consumption depending on the model moves from 5.2 to 6.5 liters per 100 kilometers. At the factory of Mitsubishi Lancer with numerous safety-related details (eg knee airbag, ESP) is fitted. Specially for sports car drivers with the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution is optimized for performance car ready: The adapted from the rally sport sedan is powered by a 2.0 - liter turbo gasoline engine of 295 hp and makes the Lancer up to 242 km / h makes.