Mitsubishi Lancer News

  • Dytko Sport Mitsubishi Lancer Edition R

    We've lived in a world without the famed Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution for almost four years now, but one Polish company decided to build the Evo XI Mitsubishi won't. Dytko Sport, responsible for building and selling parts and components for Lancer Evo rally cars, worked with subsidiary Proto Cars to create what it calls the Lancer Edition R. It's a body kit that can be added to the Mitsubishi Evo X. Effectively, it picks up where the Evo X left off, and we have to commend the company because this truly does look like a natural progression from the final-generation car. The front clip takes...

  • Mitsubishi e-Evolution concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show
    No decision yet on Mitsubishi Evo

    Mitsubishi set the enthusiast community on high alert when it announced the e-Evolution concept. The concept car debuted at the 2017 Tokyo motor show and portrayed the antithesis of what the "Evolution" nameplate has long been. Despite the preview, Mitsubishi now says it hasn't made a decision...

  • Mitsubishi e-Evolution concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show
    Mitsubishi e-Evolution concept debuts in Tokyo, ushers in new strategy

    Mitsubishi pulled the plug on the Lancer Evolution last year, but the automaker won't lay the iconic nameplate to rest permanently. On Wednesday, at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show, Mitsubishi gave us a look at a potential new direction for the Evo with the unveiling of an electric SUV concept called the...

  • Teaser for Mitsubishi e-Evolution concept debuting at 2017 Tokyo Motor Show
    A Mitsubishi Evo concept is coming, and it's an electric SUV

    After multiple generations, Mitsubishi put its rally-bred Lancer Evolution out to pasture last year. Execs at the Japanese firm have been hinting for several years about a radical successor that would utilize electrification, come in new body style, and finally shed all vestiges with the humble...

  • Brand-new 2006 Mitsubishi Evolution IX MR for sale
    Someone paid $138K for a brand-new 2006 Mitsubishi Evolution MR

    It was pretty much a once in a lifetime opportunity. Earlier in July, a 2006 Mitsubishi Evolution MR was put up for sale, and the car was brand-spanking-new. As in, it was never even driven off of the dealership lot. It wasn’t even registered. With only nine miles on the odometer, the 2006...

  • 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Final Edition
    Last Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution ever made sells for $76,400

    Mitsubishi’s legendary Lancer Evolution has now bowed out of the market for good, as the very last example to be built was just sold in a charity auction. Recall, Mitsubishi built a run of 1,600 “Final Edition” models to celebrate the Evo’s ten-generation run. The first of...

  • 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Final Edition

    The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution is finally dead. We'll give you a moment. Far outliving its sell by date, the Evo is dead, but whether anyone will miss it or not is another story. In fact, that was the topic of our recent Twitter poll, which asked whether you mourn the loss of the Evo. Despite the car being outdated 53 percent of you still said, "Yes, I'm crushed." Do you mourn the loss of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution? — MotorAuthority (@motorauthority) September 8, 2016 // As for the rest of you, 18 percent said, "No good riddance" while another 18 percent apparently didn't even...

  • 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Final Edition
    Do you mourn the loss of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution?

    It's no secret the current Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution outlived its shelf life. Now, it's time has passed, but the question is whether anyone will actually miss it. Thus we come to the topic of our latest Twitter poll: Do you mourn the loss of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution? Cast your vote below...

  • 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Final Edition #001 - Image via Brooklyn Mitsubishi
    Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Final Edition listed at $88,888

    The 2016 Porsche 911 R selling for almost $1.3 million, representing an almost seven fold increase in price, is probably one of the more extreme cases highlighting the current craze in collector cars, but this Mitsubishi shows that the mania isn’t reserved to high-end brands. The car is a...

  • Roger Feghali at the 2016 Arsoun Hill Climb
    Watch this Mitsubishi Evo rock a hill climb in Lebanon

    With the 100th anniversary of the Pikes Peak Hill Climb just weeks away, here's a video out of Lebanon to whet your appetite. It shows a Mitsubishi Evo rally car making all the pops, growls, and snarls we want to see from a dedicated rally car. Lebanese rally driver Roger Feghali was on his home...

  • 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Final Edition
    So Long Evo: Mitsubishi Reveals Details Of Final Edition Model

    Mitsubishi today revealed details on the last of the Evos, and the compact sport sedan is a going out on a high note. Mitsubishi is releasing 1,600 examples of the 2015 Lancer Evolution Final Edition model, which gets a little more power, a unique look, and a few more performance features. ALSO...

  • 2016 Mitsubishi Lancer
    2016 Mitsubishi Lancer Debuts Sans The Evo

    It’s been almost nine years since we first saw the current Mitsubishi Lancer, but the Japanese automaker has no plans to redesign the car just yet. Instead, Mitsubishi will keep selling it through the 2016 model year, though sadly the high-performance Lancer Evolution is no longer part of the...

  • Mitsubishi XR-PHEV II concept, 2015 Geneva Motor Show

    Over the past couple of years, Mitsubishi has been dropping hints that its successor to its rally-bred Lancer Evolution would take the form of an SUV and feature an electrified powertrain. Now we have a few more details by way of Mitsubishi’s new chief Tetsuro Aikawa. MUST SEE: Road Rage Camaro A-Hole Wrecks Himself Into Big Rig: Video Speaking with Autocar, Aikawa said the famous Evo tagline could come to represent something new. He explained that the “oh” sound in Evo is similar to the Japanese word for “king”, and when combined with EV, short for...

  • 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Final Edition (Japanese-spec)
    Mitsubishi Rolls Out Lancer Evolution Final Edition In Japan

    Mitsubishi doesn’t have much in the way of interesting product these days, and the situation is due to become more dire as the last bastion of excitement at the brand, the Lancer Evolution, is set to be culled later this year. Previously, Mitsubishi’s U.S. chief Don Swearingen said a...

  • Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X Final Concept, 2015 Tokyo Auto Salon
    Mitsubishi Previews 473-Horsepower Lancer Evolution X Final Concept

    About a month ago, Mitsubishi’s U.S. chief Don Swearingen said the Lancer Evolution’s time had “come and gone” and that there would be no direct replacement for the car once the 2015 model year is out. The Mitsubishi exec also said that a special edition model would be...

  • 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
    Evo’s Time Has Come And Gone, Says Mitsubishi’s U.S. Chief

    Mitsubishi’s U.S. chief has confirmed what most of us already knew: That there won’t be a direct replacement for the awesome Lancer Evolution when the current model bows out of the market after the 2015 model year. WATCH: Chris Harris Gets Sideways In The Ferrari LaFerarri: Video...

  • Mitsubishi Evo Cartwheel
    Mitsubishi Evo Decides To Quit Racing & Become A Gymnast: Video

    Hillclimbs are crazy. They often take place on tight roads that feature tons of technical turns, and all of it has to be tackled at very high speeds. MUST SEE: Miniature W-18 Build Is Mesmerizing: Video You need to be the fastest person up the hill, so you have to push both yourself and your...

  • Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV Evolution Vision Gran Turismo
    Will the Mitsubishi Evo be replaced by a hybrid SUV?

    We miss few recently defunct cars like we miss the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution. Born of rally and bred for the street, the car evolved to become a high-tech, if somewhat heavy, piece of asphalt artillery. Now it’s dead. But it might come back, in tortured and demented form, as a hybrid SUV...

  • 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

    Mitsubishi has confirmed that its Lancer Evolution will bow out of the market after the 2015 model year, and at this point it’s not clear what will replace it. Mitsubishi has said in the past that any successor to the Evo will be very different to past generations of the car, with many suggesting it will be a hybrid. Unfortunately, it may be several years still until we see a proper successor launched, as Mitsubishi has also said it won’t start development of such a car until it has suitable technology. MUST WATCH: BMW M4 Hits The 'Ultimate Racetrack': Video As for the final 2015...

  • Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV Evolution Vision Gran Turismo
    Mitsubishi brings Concept XR-PHEV Evolution Vision Gran Turismo to virtual life

    It's dead. No wait, it's alive! Okay, it's kind of dead, but we might bring it back as something different. Fine, it's dead... or is it? It is. Nope, we fooled you because it's coming back to life, as a playable piece of a video game. If you're a fan of the Mitsubishi brand, you'll immediately know...

  • 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR Touring
    Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X Not Dead Yet, Will Live Through 2015: Report

    The demise of Mitsubishi’s beloved, but lately bloated, Lancer Evolution line has been expected by enthusiasts for years now. Most recently, it was rumored that 2014 would be the final run for the Evolution X. But that may not be the case after all. A report from AutoGuide quoting Mitsubishi...

  • 1990 Mitsubishi 3000GT
    Mitsubishi Evo Replacement May Be A Hybrid 3000GT Successor: Report

    Nissan has had great success with its GT-R revival and will soon be launching a new version of its giant-killing sports car. The success has spurred Acura to launch a new generation of its NSX and Toyota to bring back the Supra, and soon we may be able to add Mitsubishi to that list. It’s...

  • 2014 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X FQ-440 MR special edition
    Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X To Be Discontinued This Year: Report

    Mitsubishi’s Lancer Evolution is getting on in years, with the current generation, the Evo X, having been with us since the 2008 model year. Mitsubishi has hinted at launching a radically different successor, but there’s no official word that we’ll ever see such a car in the next...

  • Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X
    New Details On Mitsubishi’s Next Evo

    A new Mitsubishi Evo is in the works, only it won’t be based on the Lancer platform anymore and its design will be being taken in a new direction. That direction is likely to be an electrified one, with most reports suggesting the next Evo will likely feature a diesel-electric hybrid...

Follow Us on Instagram @motorauthority