It’s no secret that Mitsubishi has joined forces with Nissan, which can only be described as a major event in both brands’ history. Although it’s still early in the two brand’s relationship, speculation is already flying. In fact, Mitsubishi Australia seems fairly confident that the merger could bring a new Mitsubishi Lancer Evo to the road.
The joint efforts of Nissan and Mitsubishi will ultimately aim to create a stronger passenger car lineup. The next-generation cars could ride on Nissan-Renault’s modular CFM architecture, a system which could save money and make a new Lancer Evo a possibility too.
The two brands will also share technology, which will make introducing new technologies into vehicles a more cost-effective process. By joining forces with Nissan, Mitsubishi lands among the top three automotive groups in the world, based on sales.
That gives the brand a lot more capital and flexibility. Considering the Lancer Evo was cut from the lineup for cost reasons, it isn’t out of the question that we could see a return in the future.
Mitsubishi confirmed that it is set to work on a new Lancer and Triton truck. Reviving a famed performance car could be a great way to set the tone for the company’s future.
We here at Don Robinson Mitsubishi hope that we’ll see a new Lancer Evo sooner rather than later!
Mitsubishi made a big announcement earlier this month, saying that the automaker would be expanding their future lineup to include a larger variety of model types. Specifically – they will be adding more sedans.
The Japanese carmaker is likely using these new sedan models to fill a void left by the unfortunate departure of the Lancer Evolution line. This popular performance line was recently cut from the Mitsubishi lineup after the carmaker declared it will not be renewed for the next model year. Although, this makes us a bit sad at Don Robinson Mitsubishi, we are excited to see what new sedans Mitsubishi will be bringing on to replace it.
Don Swearingen, the executive vice president of Mitsubishi Motors North America, mentioned in a recent interview that one vehicle will replace the Lancer, while another will be inspired by the Mirage. He did not say, however, how many new sedan models the company would be adding to its collection. We are just glad that Mitsubishi isn’t doing away with sedans for good!
Hopefully, more information will be revealed in the coming months. Would you like to see some new Mitsubishi sedans? Let us know what you think in the comments.