Mitsubishi Evo X sends to retire

Cypress ( USA ), October 12, 2015

Mitsubishi proves his legendary vehicle last respects: The Lancer Evolution Final Edition is a tribute to better motorsport days the Japanese manufacturer and comes with all sorts of tantalizing upgrades ?? unfortunately only to North America.

Special accents inside and out

Externally, the Final Edition is easy to recognize. A plaque at the rear, a black-painted roof made of aluminum and dark gray alloy wheels from Enkei are provided exclusively for the special model. Four colors for the wild bespoilerte outdoor apparel are available: " New Pearl White ", " Octane Blue ", " Red Rally " and " Mercury Grey ". Also in the interior are indications that you are sitting in a limited edition of 1,600 copies car. For example, perched on the gloss black lacquered center console with a plate bearing the serial number. In addition, the seats, the steering wheel, shift knob of, the floor mats and the handbrake with red stitching are pimped. A special highlight is the " Final Edition animation " that appear on the dashboard when starting the engine.

Proven engine with more power

The engine of the Evo has a long tradition and can boast, among other things four championship titles in the World Rally Championship. The two-liter turbo makes in its final stage 303 instead of 295 hp and at 4,000 rpm, a torque of 414 instead of 366 Newton meters. The dual-branch exhaust system stainless steel ?? the same material that is used also for the manifold and turbocharger ?? ensures the typical sound in the best rally - style. A short translated five-speed transmission with a manual transmission transfers the power of the motor ?? using the four-wheel drive ?? on all four wheels.

Bilstein, Eibach, Brembo

Even away from the engine high-quality components are used. The chassis is made up of Bilstein dampers and Eibach springs, two-piece brake discs from Brembo home to ensure a proper delay. The so-called " S - AWC " system provides always the right force distribution for different surfaces and grip conditions ( asphalt / gravel / snow ).

New " Normalo "-Lancer comes 2016

In addition to the Lancer Evolution Final Edition, which terminates the Evo series, there will be in 2016 and a new " normal " Mitsubishi Lancer. The sport sedan gets a few minor updates for the appearance and the interior. At the front a new bumper including front grille catches the eye. There, the new LED daytime running lights are housed. In addition, the Lancer now is optional, therefore, on 16-or 18 - inch wheels. Two new colors ( " New Diamond White Pearl " and " Alloy Silver " ) are also in the program. The interior is particularly the new infotainment system to be mentioned with revised display. Sales launch in Germany is beginning 2016th ( mf )