Although the Japanese company announced that it will stop making the Evolution version in 2015, and it stopped producing Lancer in 2017, the Mitsubishi Lancer and Lancer Evolution are still attracting the attention of car enthusiasts around the world to this day!
So what will happen to those two cars? Will the company resume production of the beloved sedan? Will we see a Mitsubishi Lancer 2021?
In this article, we will try to answer all questions that may come to mind, dear reader, about Lancer cars.
What kind of car was the Mitsubishi Lancer and how was it different from Evolution?
Although the regular Lancer and Lancer Evolution were made using the same chassis and they shared many basic specifications, there are also many differences between the two cars in terms of power and drive system (front-wheel drive in Lancer and all-wheel drive in Evolution). Lancer Evolution features a sportier suspension system.
What was the engine used in Lancer Evolution and was it fast?
Before being discontinued, the 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution had a turbocharged engine generating 291 hp and Mitsubishi all-wheel control technology. The farewell version (Lancer Evolution Latest Edition) came with 303 hp and 413 Nm of torque engine and the top speed of the car was 250 km / h.
Does Mitsubishi still make the Lancer and Lancer Evolution?
Mitsubishi has stopped the production of the Lancer and Lancer Evolution. However, due to the high demand for this car in China, Taiwan, and the Philippines, the Lancer name is still present in these markets, in the form of the Lancer EX sedan sports model.
Why did Mitsubishi stop manufacturing the Lancer and Lancer Evolution?
With more and more customers interested in fuel consumption and multi-purpose vehicles, Mitsubishi decided to focus its efforts on manufacturing SUVs and crossovers, as well as developing electric and hybrid cars to meet customer demand.