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Mitsubishi let fly with a detailed teaser image of the Sportback-Concept it'll be inveiling at the Frankfurt motor show โ€” a follow-along to the sketch it released last month. The company says the concept will introduce its vision for a new generation of C-segment (i.e., small to middlin') cars as well as the "design inspiration for a new European five-door sports hatchback." Considering the company's director of sales said recently that a revolutionary new Evo X is in the works for 2008, the concept could hearken the design directon of $30,000 rocket sleds to come. The question is, will such a revolution mean the new Evo gets a rumored narrow-angle V8, or will the company stick with a rally-ready, turbo-juiced 2.0-liter four? Why not both?

Mitsubishi to Show Sportback Concept in Frankfurt; Mitsubishi s Three-Year Product Plan; [internal]