2014 Mitsubishi EVO XI Confirmed the Hybrid Diesel-Electric
The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, the “Evo” for the fans, will become hybrid in 2014 and, especially, will have a diesel engine. A statement like this might seem like a fish out of season in April, but the confirmation came from President Osamu Masuko, interviewed by Autocar.co.uk on the highly anticipated EVO XI: the hybrid is certain and the engine oil is taken for granted by the authority English text. Combining diesel and electric will maintain very low emissions without sacrificing pure performance, while remaining below 200 g / km. The strong torque provided by the two engines should also maintain acceleration 0-100 km / h under 5 seconds, thanks to the advanced S-AWC all-wheel drive with electronic control. Lack of confirmation about the Plug-In system, having regard to the relationship between the Evo and the platform of the PX-MiEV concept.
The Evolution, remember, it was now time to split, deprogrammed and destined to become a ghost from the past, now that Mitsubishi has decided to turn the page and focus on more environmentally friendly models. It ‘was the same President Masuko to insist on a list to keep Ages, although “revolutionized” the image as a model for the entire driving range thanks to his successes in rally: one wonders if a hybrid with the sound of Ages a 4-cylinder diesel engine is still able to excite the fans ..
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