News

Mitsubishi Lancer Prototype-S

  • New cars unveiled
  • Every major car launch
  • Your next new car could be here
Words ByWhat Car? Staff

Need a valuation?

Obtain a FREE used car valuation for any vehicle.

GB

An article image
An article image

If you're not too dazzled by the orange colour scheme, what you see here is the Mitsubishi Lancer Prototype-S concept car. It shows how the hot hatch Lancer Sportback will look when it goes on sale this autumn.

The five-door hatchback will have a 237bhp 2.0-litre turbocharged engine, high-speed twin-clutch gearbox and four-wheel drive.

Mitsubishi expects the Lancer hatchback to account for 80% of the model's sales in the UK, vying with the Subaru Impreza WRX for customers.

Alongside it here in Geneva is Mitsubishi's electric i-EV, which is based on the i small city car, and which the company hopes to put into production by 2010.