November 18, 2010 - HM-Mitsubishi Motors unveiled the much-awaited Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X in India, today. The sedan car is equipped with a 2.0 litre petrol engine that generates a top power of 291 bhp; the vehicle can cover 0-100 kmph sprint in just 6.6 sec with a top speed of 250 kmph. The car is priced at Rs 49.95 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) . After the huge success of Mitsubishi Outlander in premium SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle) segment, Japanese auto manufacturer, Mitsubishi Motors has launched its luxury sedan Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X in the Indian auto market. Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X is a luxurious sedan model that is launched in India with its partner firm- Hindustan Motors.
Mitsubishi Motors is one of the leading and very innovative transnational car makers in the global car markets. This is a joint venture between India's very own Hindustan Motors and the multinational Japanese automobile giant, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, which was established way back in the year, 1998. While Hindustan Motors was founded in the pre-independence era by the erstwhile Birla family. The partnership between Hindustan Motors and Mitsubishi Motor Corporation has developed quite a few brilliant vehicles for the Indian populace. Their range includes the Mitsubishi Lancer sedan series, which is one of the most acclaimed sedans in the Indian market. They also have a couple of SUVs, Mitsubishi Pajero and Mitsubishi Outlander, which are doing rather good sales in the country, apart from the Mitsubishi Montero as well. The company back then in the year 1942, had a small manufacturing facility and an assembly plant located close to the Port Okha area, which is based in the western city of Gujarat. This factory was further relocated to the Uttarparad area, which is located in the state of West Bengal in year, 1948. It was in this manufacturing facility that this car maker started the production of their iconic Ambassador car. The company also has an enigmatic premium sedan, Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X, which is very sleek and stylish along with being loaded with impressive features. This sporty sedan is being brought into the country through the CBU (completely built up unit) route and was introduced into the lucrative Indian car market in year, 2010. The company is selling this sedan in a single variant, which has some of the most exciting and top of the line features. This Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X premium sedan is integrated with some marvellous and much needed advanced technologies inside it. The premium sedan is sold in quite a few international markets across the world under different names and is doing well in all of them, since the time it was launched. The company has equipped these sedan's with a power packed engine. The company designers have done a swell job with the exteriors of this premium sedan, which are flawless and enticing, while the insides of this immaculate premium sedan are lavish and full of luxuriant aspects.
The company has also incorporated this outstanding premium sedan with a performance packed petrol engine, which has an outstanding power and torque output along with a healthy fuel efficiency as well. This incredible petrol mill is a dominating 2.0-litre engine, which is fitted with 4 cylinders with 16 valves and an in-line double over head cam shaft (DOHC) along with a highly acclaimed MPFI (multi point fuel injection) supply system as well. This potent engine has the capacity to displace 1998cc and is cleverly mated with a smooth 6-speed automatic transmission with 5 forward and 1 reverse gears. The company has also equipped this wonderful sedan with a proficient braking system along with a reliable suspension mechanism, which augments the comfort level as well as the driving experience. This sedan has front disc brakes, while the rear end has been fitted with ventilated disc brakes for efficient braking. It also has other standard features like an Anti-lock Braking System with Electronic Brake-force Distribution that enhances the braking system and gives a scare free ride to the passengers. The strong suspension system consists of a McPherson strut and coil spring based front suspension, while the rear end has been equipped with a multi link system that gives a jolt free ride to the occupants in the car. This premiums sedan has been integrated with some very sophisticated and best-in-class comfort aspects as well that will certainly entice the customers. The list of these functions include a powerful air conditioning unit with climate control, a rear defogger with a switch, an advanced 2-DIN audio system with nine speakers and a USB interface as well , a sun visor with a vanity mirror that has a lid as well as a ticket holder and many more such attractive features. Along with these convenient and practical features, the company has also incorporated some very crucial and much needed safety aspects in this premium sedan. The list of these significant aspects comprise of a highly developed ABS with EBD, a collapsible steering column, reinforced impact safety evolution body (RISE), rear child protection locks, power windows, front three point ELR seat belts with pre-tensioners that are height adaptable as well as have seat belt anchors, dual airbags for the front driver and passenger, an engine immobilizer and a few other such impressive features for the protection of the sedan and the passengers. All these put together has developed this sedan into one of the most admired and dependable vehicle in its own segment.
This Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 2.0 trim is loaded with a 2.0-litre petrol engine, which is capable to give out 1998cc. This engine can easily churn out 290bhp of power and 366Nm of torque, which is quite impressive for this segment. The fuel economy of the vehicle is quite good and it returns 11 Kmpl in the city traffic and at the same time on the highways it delivers an impressive fuel economy of 15 Kmpl. The acceleration and pick up of the vehicle is quite good with the top speed of 224 Kmph and it can reach 100 Kmph from a standstill in only about 6.6 seconds. The exteriors of this car are quite inviting with radiator grille and body colored bumper with air dam and fog lamps. On the other hand, the company has also given this car a number of interior aspects for the comfort of the occupants. The car maker has given this variant an advanced air conditioner, music system, comfortable seats and many other such features for the convenience of the passengers....
The company has equipped this Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X sedan with a commanding 2.0-litre, 16 valved 4-cylinder based in-line petrol engine that is said to generate a healthy fuel economy. This engine has a displacement of 1998cc and has been cleverly coupled with a 6-speed automatic transmission gear box. The company claims that this flawless premium sedan has the ability to churn out a moderate mileage of 11kmpl on the city and traffic laden roads. While this same engine can produce 15kmpl , when on the highways, which is reasonably good. The fuel economy of this luxury sedan is not that great, but being a premium sedan with a commanding petrol engine, these figures are pretty decent for the Indian road conditions.
This incredibly sleek and stylish premium sedan, Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X is very influential. The power and performance of this luxury sedan is awesome as it has been equipped with an influential 2.0-litre petrol drive train , which is quite strapping. This performance packed petrol mill generates an impressive power and torque output. This commanding petrol mill can displace close to 1998cc and has four cylinders, which have been further equipped with 16 valves. The company has also incorporated the highly developed multi point fuel injection fuel supply system into this sedan, which further augments the power and torque yield. This lively and power packed petrol engine has the ability to churn out an incredible 290bhp at 6500rpm , which is rather impressive. On the other hand, this 1998cc petrol engine has the ability to generate a pounding maximum torque output of close to 366Nm at 3500rpm, which is quite good for the country's road and traffic conditions.
The company has housed this luxurious and elegant sedan with a performance packed four cylinder based 2.0-litre petrol mill. This engine has been integrated with a double over head cam shaft and a powerful fuel supply system. All these, put together boost the performance of this sedan along with a proficient. The company claims that this super stylish Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X sedan can attain the top speed in the range of 224kmph , which is quite thrilling. This 2.0-litre petrol mill also has the capacity to propel this sporty sedan from 0-100 in just under 6.6 seconds , which is rather outstanding.
The outsides of this premium sedan, Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X are done up with style and it has a sturdy aerodynamic body structure along with a sleek and lustrous body line as well. The front fascia has an immaculately done up large radiator grille that is coloured in matte black colour and is perforated, which holds a large chrome plated insignia of the company embedded in the centre. This neatly done up grille is flanked with a bright headlamp cluster along with side turn indicator and the headlamps are powered by heavy duty halogen lights, which gives out a bright ray of light making it easier for the driver to manoeuvre this sedan. The bonnet is large and has a horizontal character line in the centre, which starts from the nose and ends in the centre of the bonnet. The wind screen is made up of laminated toughened glass and has a pair of variable intermittent wipers along with a water sprayer system, which cleans the windshield very efficiently for better visibility during heavy rains. The sides are smooth and lustrous with flared up and pronounced wheel arches, which are equipped with a set of sleek alloy wheels of 18 inches of size 18 inch x 8.55 JJ. These elegant alloy rims are further equipped with tubeless radial tyres of size 245/40 R 18 93Y, which have a superior road grip on any terrain. The sides also have body coloured external rear view mirrors along with body colored door handles as well, which adds to the elegance of this Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X luxury sedan. The rear end has a sporty spoiler on the boot lid, which has been integrated with a high mounted stop lamp and a gleaming badge of the company along with the regular branding on the boot lid. The tail lamp cluster is bright and has the side turn indicators and the reversing lights as well integrated in it. The rear wind screen comes equipped with a defogger and the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X sedan also has a body coloured rear bumper as well. There are also rear parking sensors, which have been integrated in the rear bumper, which makes the parking of this sedan much simpler. Other exterior features include a roof mounted antenna for FM radio and a pair of bright and round shaped fog lamps , which are affixed in the front bumper to improve the visibility of the driver, even in extreme weather conditions. Then there are the colour keyed front and rear bumper, a large side air dam for quicker cooling of this powerful engine, aluminium based rear spoiler, door sashes in black colour, door mirror defogger, front door UV cut glass, insulator glass for the front window shield, a chrome plated large muffler exhaust pipe, a head lamp washer along with a automatic levelling device, a rear combination lamp extension that is black in colour, a highly advanced adaptive front lighting system (AFS), an body coloured air outlet hood and a fender, chrome plated belt line moulding, which adds to the elegance of this luxuriant sedan and many more such aspects, which will entice the customers.
The overall dimensions of this Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X premium sedan are very spacious and can accommodate five passengers with ease. This impressive petrol sedan has an overall length of 4505mm along with a total width of 1810mm, which also includes the outside rear view mirrors as well. Apart from this, the premium sedan has a total height of 1480mm along with a spacious and comfortable wheel base of 2650mm, which ensures ample legroom along with apt head and shoulder space for all the passengers. This luxurious petrol sedan has a remarkable ground clearance of 140mm that helps it to glide over any road condition with ease. This Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X premium petrol sedan has an approximate kerb weight of about 1605kgs along with 90% fuel capacity, a spare wheel in the boot compartment, a tool kit and quite a few other such features as well. The fuel tank capacity of this luxurious petrol engine sedan is around 55 litres , while the minimum turning radius of this premium sedan is around 5.9 meters, which makes it easier to manoeuvre this sedan in heavy traffic conditions as well.
Along with the incredible exteriors, the company has also done up the interiors of this premium petrol sedan quite flamboyantly. The insides of this Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X luxury sedan have been bestowed with a two tone interior colour scheme along with inside panelling that adds to the elegance of the insides. Then this premium sedan also has chrome finished internal handles, a sporty dashboard and a brilliant instrument panel of which the lighting can be adjusted according to the driver’s requirement. The accelerator, brake and clutch pedals are anti skid and are made of study metal for better grip. A front and rear console with space to keep some handy things for the convenience of the passengers. A three spoke power steering wheel, which is covered with leather along with the gear shift knob and the parking brake lever as well. This steering wheel has quite a few mounted button controls for the phone, audio as well as the cruise control option. This power steering wheel is very chunky and responsive. The front driver and passenger seats are sliding as well as reclining, which can be adjusted and set according to the need and requirement of the driver. Then the driver seat can also be manually adapted in two ways along with adaptable head rests. The rear seating arrangement has a centre arm rest with cup holders and is covered with premium leather combination upholstery, which makes the insides look elegant. The air conditioning is very efficient and powerful, which cools the entire cabin in no time to add further comfort to the occupants. Apart from all these features, there are a number of other comfort features as well that will certainly tempt the customers.
The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X sedan has been incorporated with a long list of impressive features, which are best in class and have been integrated with utility based and practical aspects for enhancing the convenience level of the passengers. This sedan has a powerful air conditioning unit with climate control that cools the entire cabin within no time, a rear defogger with a switch that helps in clear visibility to the driver in the rainy season, an advanced 2-DIN audio system with nine speakers and a remote control along with other input options such as a USB interface and a Aux-In port as well , which enhances the in-cabin ambiance and entertainment quotient for all the passengers. This excellent music system is GPS compatible and also has Bluetooth connectivity through which mobile phones can be paired for added comfort to the occupants. Then this sedan also has a sun visor with a vanity mirror that has a lid as well as a ticket holder and many more such attractive features. The company has also equipped this sedan with a very responsive power steering (hydraulic power assisted) wheel and makes it easier to handle this premium petrol sedan. The stylish anti skid pedals of accelerator, brake and the clutch add to the utility of the interiors of this premium sedan. Apart from all these, this luxury sedan also has a seven inch car pad, which is android based and has 3G connectivity as well. This exceptionally brilliant car pad comes with quite a number of features such as making calls to various numbers, watching live television channels, browsing the Internet on the go, video chatting along with a rear view facility, which will help the driver to park the car easily anywhere. This remarkable car pad also has a feature, wherein the driver can check all their e-mails while travelling making this loaded sedan one of the most exciting vehicle in the Indian car market. Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X also has built in maps along with an incredibly advanced real time navigation system, which helps the driver to locate driving directions to any place and also assists in locating various zones and neighbourhoods as well with ease. The impressive 12-volt charging supply which is integrated in this premium sedan is capable of providing close to seven hours of talk time, which is remarkable. On the other hand, the luminous touch screen interface on the centre panel will make the driving experience a lot of fun as the passengers can play games on it as well. This amazing tablet is portable and the passengers can mount it on the wind screen or even on the head rest of the front seat for the use of the back seat passengers as well. This premium sedan also has a rear view camera integrated at the back of the vehicle and it also offers the output on the audio unit making the drive simpler, safe and trouble free.
The interiors of this premium Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X petrol sedan are very spacious and can take in five occupants without any difficulty. The seating arrangement of this sedan is very comfortable and provides apt thigh support along with knee room as well. The leg room is rather spacious and gives a relaxed driving experience to all the passengers. Apart from this, this sedan provides pertinent head and shoulder space to the passengers as well. This premium petrol sedan also has ample knee and elbow room for all the occupants, which will give them a relaxing driving experience.
The company has equipped both these sedan's in this model line-up with a power packed and fuel efficient engine. This dominating 2.0-litre petrol engine, which is fitted with 4 cylinders with 16 valves and an in-line double over head cam shaft (DOHC) along with a highly developed MPFI (multi point fuel injection) supply system. This influential petrol mill has the capacity to displace 1999cc along with an outstanding 290bhp at 6500rpm and can churn out a hammering maximum torque yield of 366Nm at 3500rpm. This influential engine of Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X premium sedan is cleverly mated with a smooth 6-speed automatic transmission gear box with 5 forward and 1 reverse gear . This powerful petrol engine can take this premium sedan from 0 – 100kmph in just about 6.6 seconds and this luxuriant sedan can attain a top speed of 224kmph. The turning radius of luxurious petrol sedan is close to 5.9 meters with a fuel tank capacity of 55 litres of petrol and gives an approximate mileage between 11 to 15kmpl under standard driving conditions, which is reasonably good.
The company has integrated Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X premium sedan with an advanced 2-DIN audio system with a whopping nine speakers along with a remote control along with other input options such as a USB interface and a Aux-In port and a unique fascia, a highly powerful amplifier as well, which enhances the in-cabin ambiance and entertainment quotient for all the passengers. This excellent music system is GPS compatible and also has Bluetooth connectivity through which mobile phones can be paired for added comfort to the occupants.You can now buy . Great discounts available.
The company has equipped the flared up and neatly carved out wheel arches of this sedan with a modish set of sleek alloy wheels. These glossy rims are of 18 inches and their size is 18 inch x 8.55 JJ alloy. These elegant alloy wheels are further equipped with tubeless radial tyres of size 245/40 R 18 93Y , which have a superior road grip on any terrain. The company has also fitted a full size spare wheel in the boot compartment of this sedan along with other tools and things needed to change the tyre.
The braking system of any vehicle is one of the most significant and vital part, which has to be proficient. This Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X sedan has front disc brakes of 18 inches that are ventilated and 4POT along with being two pieces type and are made up of the acclaimed Brembo brand, while the rear end has been fitted with ventilated disc brakes of 17 inches (2POT) for efficient braking. This braking system is hydraulically operated on all the four wheels and is dual diagonally splitted. It also has other standard features like an anti lock braking system with electronic brake force distribution that enhances the braking system and gives a care free ride to all the occupants. The strong suspension system consists of a McPherson Strut with Blistein shock absorbers along with Eibach springs and a stabilizer bar as well for the front axle, while the rear end has been equipped with a multi link system that has Blistein shock absorbers along with the similar Eibach springs and a stabiliser bar, which gives a jerk free driving experience to the occupants in the car.
The company has blessed this immaculate Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X with some top quality protective features to increase the safety quotient of this premium sedan. The impressive list of these safety features include ABS with EBD , a collapsible steering column, a class leading seven air bags that are placed strategically for the driver and the front co-passenger along with driver's knee air bag, side and curtain air bags for enhanced protection along with a front co-passenger air bag off switch as well, rear child protection locks, power windows, driver and front passenger three point ELR seat belts with pre-tensioners that are height adaptable as well as have seat belt anchors, a collapsible steering column, a remote smart keyless entry system along with a highly developed electronic engine immobilizer that has a anti theft alarm along with a siren and a sensor as well, and a few other such impressive features for the protection of this premium sedan and its occupants.
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X Pros :
Flawless exteriors that are captivating, lavish interiors loaded with sophisticated features, ample internal space.
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X Cons :
Mileage can be made better, a few more aspects can be added, an expensive price tag.
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