Mitsubishi will revive the iconic Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

Mitsubishi will revive the iconic Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

Information about the future novelty while very little. However, now we know that the eleventh generation of the model can be equipped with two-liter engine from the Renault Megane RS.

Mitsubishi may revive the legendary Lancer Evolution. We will remind, the first generation of the sports variant of Mitsubishi Lancer done in the body “sedan”, stood on the Assembly line 27 years ago – in 1992. The development of this Japanese model was completed in 2015 for the tenth generation. To release the tenth Lancer Evo stopped in August 2017. About the new Mitsubishi Lancer Evo is currently little information. Experts believe that the powertrain of the novelty will construct on the basis of the motor from Renault Megane RS next generation is a four-cylinder turbo engine of two liters.

Also revived the model will get an upgraded AWD system S-AWC, developed by Mitsubishi. In top versions of the Renault Megane engine produces 296 horsepower. It is not excluded that the brand uses new technology Mild Hybrid with 48-volt starter-generator. In this case, the power capacity may reach 341 HP

As a platform for all-wheel drive Lancer Evo, the automaker chose “truck” CMF-C/D F4 developed by the Alliance Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi. A new page in the history of the Lancer Evolution – part plan for rebuilding the Japanese brand, their former positions. Last time work on the receiver model had to be suspended due to severe financial losses of the company and its subsequent purchase of Nissan in 2016.

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