The new Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X is fully empowered high performance engine, which results in increased and efficient acceleration and better performance with greater fuel efficiency. This version, after its development in Japan, has been imported to India to find out its compatibility with the Indian roads. The Japanese had developed ten new versions of the parent Lancer, which had been a great success all over the world. It had been imported to India as a CBU or a Completely Built Unit, to work out their magic in the Indian automobile market. The average Ex- Showroom price for Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X is around Rs. 50 lakhs.
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X is a rather sporty, luxurious and affordable sedan in the Sedan car segment. Following inspiration from a jet fighter air intake, the manufacturers had put their full effort in designing the front of the car with a shark-nose which resembles that of a fighter plane. The taut lines on the sides of the car provide elegance in addition to the overall classy look. The increased capacity of the air dam, black extensions embedded in the tail lamps, 200mm long antenna is some of the additional features that offer the car a sportier exterior. The overall length of the car is 4495mm, width is 1810mm and the height is 1480mm. The car offers a ground clearance of 135mm.
The dual tone interior of Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X has a large, spacey interior that is designed just to attract customers who love comfort, wherever they go. The Recaro bucket seats with leather and techno suede provides maximum comfort to the passengers. The gray colored interiors, 3-spoke steering wheel, center console with accessories and the sporty instrument cluster are the additional features that ensure that the sporty look that is seen outside is also continuing on the inside. The inbuilt Bluetooth device, the foldable tray in the rear seat, rear back rest, storage compartment in the dashboard etc. are some of the accessory equipments in the car.
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X is powered by 4B11 turbocharged DOHC and intercooled 4-cylinder petrol engine with 16 valves. The 5 speed manual transmission engine gets a direct acting valve train and MIVEC (Mitsubishi Innovative Valve-timing Electronic Control System) for better mileage. This engine is capable of producing a peak power of 291bhp at 6500rpm and a peak torque of 300Nm at 4400rpm.
The new Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X has both passive and active safety features which ensure that complete safety is provided for the passengers within. To maintain control on the steering wheel, the car comes with the embedded ABS system. This also prevents the car from interlocking the wheels together when sudden brake is provided. The car has seven airbags which are present in the driver, the co-passenger, the front and the rear curtain regions. These airbags are Dual SRS bags which stabilize the legs and lower part of the body, preventing injury to the passengers, when in a collision. In order to prevent the lateral movement of the car, when driving in difficult condition, ASC (Anti-Stability Control) is present.