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.
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.
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.
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 ).
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 )