Followup: Mitsubishi unconvincingly addresses Evo death rumors via Facebook *UPDATE

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Will the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X be the last Evo ever built? Rumors to that extent were flying fast and furious across the Internet yesterday. Mitsubishi has decided to address these claims by way of a post on its Facebook page:

Further to some comments published in the press recently, production of the current Lancer Evolution continues as planned. As for its successor, regulations and market feedback will dictate its engineering package & architecture. Stay tuned.

So relax Evo fans, this answer should make you feel... well, actually, stay worried – the above statement really doesn't answer anything about the model's future.

*UPDATE: A slightly longer statement attributed to Mitsubishi on the subject has been found here.

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[Source: Mitsubishi via Facebook, Twitlonger]

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