Until reality sets in, we'll settle for this report about Mitsubishi building what can only be described as one super plug-in hybrid. The Japanese automaker, per UK's Autocar, is working on a version of the Lancer Evolution that would take on the Nissan GT-R.
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For the uninitiated, Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is an uphill race in Colorado Springs, Colo., featuring over 12 miles of winding roads that ascend toward the 14,110 foot summit of Pikes Peak. The high-elevation course is a great proving ground for performance technology under extreme conditions.