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New Evo special edition coming to the UK in strictly limited numbers to celebrate Mitsubishi's 40th anniversary in Europe, priced at £50,000
Darren Moss
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26 March 2014

A new special edition of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X will be coming to the UK to celebrate the firm's 40th anniversary in Europe.

Priced at £50,000, the FQ-440 MR special edition features an ECU re-map, boosting power from its turbocharged 2.0-litre, four-cylinder engine to 440bhp and peak torque to 412 lb ft. The car comes with a six-speed dual-clutch auto transmission. Other performance modifications include a new exhaust system, air intakes, intercooler, motorsport-grade fuel injectors, sports brakes and a new tubular manifold.

The car also features lowered sports suspension at the front and rear. Exterior changes include new 18-inch alloy wheels, Xenon headlights and motorsport windscreen wipers. The car will only be available in white.

Inside, Mitsubishi has given the car new Recaro leather bucket seats, an eight-speaker audio system, an integrated seven-inch infotainment system with satellite navigation, Bluetooth with music streaming and a climate control system.

The firm also plans to fit all units of the FQ-440 MR special edition with a data recorder, connected to the car's on-board diagnostics system. The recorder stores data on driving style, performance, location and vehicle status. A three-year subscription to the data service is included in the price tag, and Mitsubishi says its fitment is a condition of the warranty.

Mitsubishi's UK boss Lance Bradley confirmed just 40 examples of the car will be coming to the UK, saying: "The Lancer Evolution has always been a halo model for Mitsubishi and this special edition is no exception. More powerful than ever before and with a very limited availability, it will be a ‘must have’ for all die-hard Evolution fans."

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DBtechnician 27 March 2014

Black Box

This is something the US government is working on for every car !
This technology exists now and can be used to track a vehicles location, speed, and milage. It's being promoted as a good way to tax fairly for your use of the roads when in reality the agenda is to have the capability to spy on your every move while in a vehicle.
What is even more alarming is this technology like the back door on all your computers will allow the security services the ability to take over control of your car.
Michael Hastings was an American Journalist who said he was about to break the biggest story of his life (about the CIA) before he was found dead in his car. The accident was high speed although he was known to drive like grandma and resulted in him hitting a tree and the vehicle exploding with such force the engine & gearbox was found 50 yards from the car. People need to question how the governments here too have more money for cameras and an increasing surveillance capability while our services are being cut to the bone & privatised for profit and more and more people go without the basics?
CornishGreg 27 March 2014

Really

Do Mitsubishi have any cars that anyone in the UK wants to buy? Back to the drawing board I think.....
Peter Cavellini 27 March 2014

Ho hum..........

I thought cars like this were yesterdays news?

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