Goodness gracious, this thing’s still alive. The Evo X may be nearing seven years of age now, and while it’s “been discontinued in many of the other markets around the world” (Mitsu’s own words), the high-performance sedan will enjoy another model year in the States.
Wanna know what’s new? All variants now get heated wing mirrors with indicators and – get this – a drop cupholder with lid. The GSR variant gets a new Premium package that includes the Sight and Sound package plus leather upholstery, heated front seats, a sunroof and extra sound dampening.
The range-topping MR variant now comes with a nine-speaker, 710-watt Rockford Fosgate premium sound system, keyless entry, auto headlamps and wipers, plus an auto-dimming rear-view mirror. The heat extractor vents are colour-keyed, and you’ll find additional chrome trim on the front grille and belt line.
Same 291 hp/406 Nm 2.0 litre four-cylinder turbo engine, five-speed manual/six-speed twin-clutch SST, Super-All Wheel Control with full-time AWD, Active Yaw Control and Active Centre Differential. Want more power? Head to Blighty…
Meanwhile, in the blue corner, Scooby Doo is very much alive and kickin‘.