Why The Evo Must Die

Mitsubishi's shifting its focus away from cars with good dynamics, cheap prices and fervent motorsports-bred street cred toward an electric vehicle future. Rather than make the next Evo an electric appliance, it really should just commit Seppuku. » 3/08/11 10:30am 3/08/11 10:30am

Mitsubishi isn't denying Evo dead after 2013

An offhand comment from Mitsubishi's global product director that "we must stop" making the Evo after the Lancer Evolution X had Subaru fanboys cheering and everyone else worried. But is it true? » 3/02/11 5:30pm 3/02/11 5:30pm

One More Horse... Power!

In 2008 this track-day beast started out as a stock Mitsubishi Evo X. It's had a few upgrades since then to eke out every last drop of power. The toy horse adds at least one more. [Gates311 via EyegasmicCars] » 10/18/10 9:00am 10/18/10 9:00am

REPORT: Mitsubishi To Screw Up Evo XI

We were wondering amongst ourselves recently why Mitsubishi makes cars other than the Evo. None of them are even pretend interesting or competitive. So it's not surprising when we hear rumors Mitsu is considering making the Evo XI a hybrid. » 1/15/10 2:30pm 1/15/10 2:30pm

Mitsubishi FQ400 Joins Evolution X Lineup, Galant Feels Ignored

Good news for ye olde enthusiasts of 400 HP Evos. Everyone else can suck it, because the Mitsubishi Evolution X FQ400 is only coming to England while the rest of the Mitsu range remains outdated. » 5/26/09 5:00pm 5/26/09 5:00pm

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X FQ400 On The Way

Because apparently the existing FQ360 wasn't F » 10/15/08 5:15pm 10/15/08 5:15pm-ing uick enough, the report from is that Mitsubishi has now greenlit an FQ400 version of the Lancer Evo X. We didn't have much of a chance to open up the taps when we drove the 291 HP , but seeing as the FQ400 name indicates output of 400 HP, we can only imagine how much…

Mitsubishi Unveils JDM-Only Lancer EVO X GSR Premium Edition

Mitsubishi has revealed a new Lancer EVO X GSR Premium edition just for the Japanese Domestic Market, adding always-essential weight to the rally-inspired pocket rocket. Positioned above the RS and GSR trim levels, the Premium EVO gets 18-inch BBS rims, fog lights and body-color scoops on the outside; the real gains… » 10/14/08 9:30am 10/14/08 9:30am

Toyo Tires Shows Off 2008 SEMA Line-Up

The Nissan GT-R, Mitsubishi Lancer Evo, Studebaker hot rod, disfigured Bentley Continental GT, and lifted Toyota Tundra you see here are the five cars Toyo Tires will be bringing to the upcoming 2008 SEMA Show » 10/02/08 1:00pm 10/02/08 1:00pm in Las Vegas. But what's the one thing they all have in common—besides wearing Toyo rubber? They're all…

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X Owner Presses On Gas, Pedal Breaks Off

One Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution owner was understandably surprised when the gas pedal on his nearly new $40,000 car snapped off right under his foot. With just 2000 miles on the clock of his Evo X, the owner claims he was driving "with a little enthusiasm," pressed down on the gas pedal "as I normally would", at which… » 8/07/08 11:20am 8/07/08 11:20am

ChargeSpeed Releases Non-Functional Carbon Parts for 2008 Mitsubishi…

Yesterday, we were surprised and relieved to see that the 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR managed to package real Evo performance into a package that was both livable and restrained. Now it seems the aftermarket is doing everything possible to counteract both of those qualities with tacky, non-functional carbon… » 7/24/08 12:40pm 7/24/08 12:40pm

2009 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart

The 2009 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart isn't an Evo X. It's better. That's what I keep telling myself as I drive the back roads of the Detroit exurbs in Mitsubishi's latest boosted compact. Slotting between the regular FWD Lancer 2.4 GTS and the balls-out rally car Evo X, the Ralliart seeks to put Mitsubishi on the… » 7/09/08 10:00pm 7/09/08 10:00pm

Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback Coming To Paris Motor Show

We've been excited about the Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback ever since we got confirmation that it would go into production. Now, we've got official shots and details to even further whet our appetites. This is the Ralliart trim model, which will have a turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-four pumping out a WRX-battling 240… » 6/11/08 6:00pm 6/11/08 6:00pm

HKS Mitusbishi Lancer Evo X Gets HP Boost And Suspension Upgrades

The new Mitsubishi Evolution X is already a great performer, but what happens when you give it to a tuning company like HKS? No surprise, they've made it better. The HKS Evo makes 382 HP, about 97 HP more than the standard Evo. Even better, that figure comes at 6230 RPM, about 790 revs lower than the power peak from… » 3/26/08 4:15pm 3/26/08 4:15pm

Group N Spec Mitsubishi Evo X: To Be Course Cars for WRC Japan

Tis the season for the new Mitsubishi Evo X to invade our consciousness like a reoccurring yen for BBQ-flavored potato chips. Whatever your vice, Mitsubishi's latest news is its latest evo, in Group N rally spec, will be pressed into duty as course cars for the upcoming WRC rally stop in Hokkaido, Japan later this… » 10/08/07 1:45pm 10/08/07 1:45pm

Mitsubishi Evo X to Make Show Debut in Australia

Following its launch in Japan this week, the new Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X, to be dubbed Lancer Evolution in the states, will make its show debut in upside-down world. The new Evo will be unveiled at the Australian International Motor Show in Sydney next week, alongside the Toyota Land Cruiser 200 and Lotus Exige Sport… » 10/02/07 11:15am 10/02/07 11:15am

Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X Launched in Japan

Mitsubishi's made the long-awaited Evo X official in Japan, releasing a spec sheet on the JDM version of its Lancer of Lancers. With a new 2.0-liter MIVEC four and a new (or, in some cases, improved) set of AWD drivetrain components — including a new twin-clutch transmission (SST) — and running gear, the car that… » 10/01/07 3:42am 10/01/07 3:42am

Spy Photos: 2009 Mitsubishi Evolution X

Our good buddies at the site for Car Fans around the World just snagged shots of what appears to be the Mitsubishi EVO X out in the real world. The very wet real world. So although the folks at Mitsubishi have already done us the great pleasure of providing the production press shots for us and the car's expected to… » 7/03/07 1:15pm 7/03/07 1:15pm

Here It Is! The 2008 Mitsubishi Evo X

Sometimes, after you've been teased to within an inch of your life, satisfaction just happens. Such is the case with the new Mitsubishi Evo X, which the company revealed today in Japanese domestic market spec, along with a release stating its intentions to show it at the Tokyo motor show later this year (not… » 4/26/07 7:31am 4/26/07 7:31am

Spy Photos: More on the 2008 Mitsubishi Evo X

We're nearly down to the wire on the next-generation Mitsubishi Evo, the Evo X. We already know the sheet metal will come wholesale from the Prototype X the company showed off in Detroit earlier this year, and the engine will be a two-liter turbocharged I4. But we're still considering how the company's new Super All… » 4/02/07 8:36am 4/02/07 8:36am