With the Mitsubishi Lancer EVO tenth generation with one foot by now in the pine box rivers have run in order about the future and future of the saga. The summary can offer you all this in sequence network is in fact no successor at least not directly because Mitsubishi wants to continue using the pull of the name for other purpose. Therefore, we can end following an interview with the CEO of Mitsubishi Osamu Mask by the British magazine Auto car. The causes that have led to this choice Mitsubishi are a compendium of recent poor sales of EVO and other environmental issues.

Mitsubishi EVO continue to use the name

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Currently Mitsubishi is rising a new range of SUVs and among them, it is expected that at least one of them expect a high performance variant that is also hybrid and plug. Hence, we emphasize what the “other purposes” because clearly the approach though still sporty, little or not anything has to do with the philosophy of the EVO original. What then would be the first model to receive that designation? Well according to some rumors suggest would a high-performance variant of the ASX would come to the market next year and would drink directly from technologies already seen in the XR-PHEV II and the MiEV Evolution Pikes Peak.

For our part it is not the most appropriate way for which we would like to continue to maintain this dynasty, but as they say, who cannot be consoled because it does not want, and it’s better than nothing right? Known in other international markets such as Challenger and Sport Mitsubishi readies replacement Montero Sport to know completely this summer with the stage of the Hall of Bangkok as a base for launch on August 1.

In addition, it is no coincidence that present in this room has a much more logical than it seems backdrop the Montero Sport is derived from the new L200 known as Triton in other markets whose production is done in Thailand. The new Montero Sport should get a priori with the 2.4 MIVEC four-cylinder diesel with an output of 181 hp and 430 Nm of torque which can go with a manual gearbox or six-speed automatic, with 2WD and 4WD option thus replacing the 2.5 DI-D of the present model that delivers 178 hp.