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    Report: Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution will live through 2015

    If it were only so easy for humans. Mitsubishi has extended the life of the Lancer Evolution X by at least a year. An MMNA spokesperson tells AutoGuide that it is "committed to introducing the 2015 model year Lancer Evolution," noting that production for said models will begin in July. This gives ...

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    Report: Mitsubishi ready to pull Evo's plug

    We have all manner of unofficial metrics in the auto industry. No doubt you've heard some of them, like the butt dyno. Another popular measure is the smiles-per-dollar index - how entertaining is a car versus its price. Cars like the Mazda MX-5 Miata, Scion FR-S and Mini Cooper S, for example, ...

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    Report: Mitsubishi developing new standalone hybrid Evo successor

    Mention the name Mitsubishi to different people and you'll likely get two startling different images. Environmentalists will focus on the company's strides in developing EVs, while performance enthusiasts will point you toward the Lancer Evolution. The prevailing wisdom was that Mitsubishi would ...

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    Official: Limited-edition Mitsubishi 311RS Evo X coming to Minneapolis Auto Show [w/video]

    It's not terribly often that we have news to report coming out ahead of the Minneapolis Auto Show. We say that not to disparage the Twin Cities, which are lovely, but new product reveals are few and far between for the show. This year, however, it seems that event will play host to the debut of a ...

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    Video: Mitsubishi Evo IX goes airborne at 2011 Targa Tasmania

    Apparently, "left four and a half after crest" is code for 'hold on tight!' Kym Illman and co-driver Kirrilee Gentleman were cruising along a late stage of the 2011 Targa Tasmania. Their Mitsubishi Evo IX was running well and Gentleman was shouting out the guidance so Illman could keep pushing. ...

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    Cause to keep Mitsubishi Evo alive and pure pops up on the web

    Speculation surrounding the Mitsubishi Evolution has reached a fever pitch over the last few days. Has the Lancer Evolution reached the end of the line? Is Mitsubishi going to produce a new version that utilizes a hybrid powertrain? We don't have an answer, but we do know that fans of the Evo are ...

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    Report: Mitsubishi official says Evo franchise is dead

    2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR – Click above for high-res image gallery
    According to Gayu Eusegi, head of global product development for Mitsubishi, the Lancer Evolution X will be the last Evo the Japanese automaker ever builds. Eusegi says the move is part of a shift in strategy to ...

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    Video: Japanese comedians don't take well to ice drifting

    Drifting on ice causes facial distortion in some passengers – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Drifting on ice sounds a lot more exciting than Disney on Ice. At least to us, anyway. A back-seat full of Japanese comedians may beg to differ after going for a sideways slide in the ...

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    Video: Mitsubishi Evo can't be tamed by dyno

    Mitsubish Evo dyno disaster – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Under the right conditions, testing a vehicle on a dyno is a safe way to get a good idea of how much power your engine is producing. It's also an excellent tool for precision tuning, so if you're into squeezing all you ...

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    Block Rockin' Beat: 100 Acre Woods rally results

    Ken Block wins 100 Acre Wood Rally in Ford Fiesta shown in testing above
    He did it. Ken Block made it five-in-a-row at the 100 Acre Wood Rally, showing that his new Ford Fiesta is doing just as good for him as his old Subaru. Block and Alex Gelsomino were the overall winners of the Open Class in ...

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    Motor Trend details 2013 Mitsubishi Evolution XI's plug-in electric drivetrain

    Mitsubishi Concept PX-MiEV – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Rumors that the 2013 Mitsubishi Evolution XI will come with a hybrid powertrain aren't new. In fact, we first heard such rumblings way back in October of 2009 when the Japanese automaker unleashed its PX-MiEV concept, which ...

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    VIDEO: Fifth Gear pits Ford Focus RS vs. Mitsubishi Evo X

    Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Yesterday, we showed you Fifth Gear's take on the new Audi R8 V10 - notable more for their footage of the gorgeous blue test car than for much in the way of actual performance driving and analysis. In an effort to correct that oversight, we've found ...

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    Top Gear Preview: Clarkson and company destroy Mitsubishi Evo on army base

    Jeremy Clarkson kills a Mitsubishi Evo – Click above for high-res gallery
    The automotive enthusiast world is waiting with bated breath to see what the chaps at Top Gear have up their clever sleeves for season 13. So far, we know that TG will be cutting back on the fancy a bit, as the ...

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    Tokyo Auto Salon: Mitsubishi Evolution X gets tuner love in Japan

    Click the image above for more shots of Tokyo Auto Salon's assortment of Evos.There were three main show pieces gracing the halls of the Makuhari Messe over the last few days: the GT-R, the new Subaru Impreza STI and Mitsubishi's Evolution X. Autoblog Chinese snapped off a random assortment of ...

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    C&D first to drive the slower but faster Mitsubishi Evo GSR

    Our pulpy friends over at 2002 Hogback Road have gotten their hands on the latest version of Mitsubishi's Evo, the Evo X. Car and Driver's November 2007 issue has a preview of the Evo X, and they found that while the new car gives up speed to the outgoing model in a drag race, it kicks it in the ...

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    Mitsubishi's new WRX-rival Ralliart caught testing

    Everyone's attention so far has been on the Evo, but the AWD turbocharged terror won't be the only hot Lancer model in Mitsubishi's updated fleet. Previous reports suggested that a cheaper WRX-rival was in the works, complete with a turbocharged engine and AWD configuration, and this latest ...

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    Motor Trend crowns world's best-handling car with most confusing graph

    Isn't it obvious who won? Bringing together the best of the best handling cars from various price classes and axeing those with exorbitant price tags to keep things relevant for those of us in the peanut gallery, Motor Trend came up with a list of 32 contenders for the title of Best Handling Car in ...

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    Top 10 most and least expensive cars to insure

    Here's a post all the domestic-or-nothing crowd should enjoy reading. Of the 10 most expensive cars to insure as listed by Insurelane, only one is American-made, and it's no longer produced. And on the least expensive list, seven are Big Three branded (nine if you count Volvo and Mazda as Fords).It ...

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    Video: Prodrive P2 handles so well, even Clarkson loses his lunch

    Alright... so you've openly lusted after the performance envelopes of road-bound rally cars like the Subaru WRX STi and Mitsubishi EVO IX MR, but you can't get around their frump four-door roots, or their look-at-me aerodynamic addenda. So what's keeping the two firms from building a lighter, ...

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    Toyo sweepstakes gives you a chance to "Get Sideways"

    You may or may not be a fan of "The Fast and The Furious" movies, but someone's buying tickets, because Universal Pictures is releasing the third film in the series this summer - "The Fast and The Furious: Tokyo Drift." If the trailer's anything to go by, there should be some rivetting action ...


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