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Here in the good ol' U.S. of A., police cars are usually the largest vehicles available, with full frames and big V8 engines. It seems that something smaller and more economical will do for London's Metropolitan Police. According to their tests, the newest Lancer with the 2.0 liter DI-D diesel engine would perform admirably for police duty, earning a "Class 1 Pass for performance, brake pad wear, handling and localised component durability," according to the report.
Mitsubishi announced ten "design details" of the Lancer Evolution X today. Most of them are somewhat blusterous PR hype (read about Mitsubishi's ETACs in the press release after the jump for a good example), but I thought I'd highlight the three that are focused on efficiency: