2017 Mitsubishi Lancer – Mitsubishi allegedly intends to refuse to issue the usual cars

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Mitsubishi has plans to release receiver of Lancer. The fully modified vehicle will be held in 2017. Designer Theophilus Chin (Theophilus chin) shared his vision for the future model.

2017 Mitsubishi Lancer X (2016-2017) – restyled version of the sedan Mitsubishi Lancer 10th generation for the North American market. Note that the car comes from the distant 2007, with its successor in the company is still not prepared.

2017 Mitsubishi Lancer release date

2017 is more likely to be the last year for current generation Lancer, which will be celebrate 10th year anniversary on conveyor. It is still unkown whether it will undergo facelift or not. The 2017 model year Lancer will be available for customers in the last quarter of 2016.

Release date: late 2016

 

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2017 Mitsubishi Lancer redesign

Surprisingly, after the upgrade, Mitsubishi Lancer x for some reason was deprived of its main pieces – a large grille jet fighter, splitting it in half wide strip of a new front bumper. The visual appearance of the former decision, but the image was broken. In the bumper appeared, other sections of the fog lights with C-shaped led running lights and a wide Central air intake. Overall, this is a major change Mitsubishi Lancer (2016-2017), in addition to which it is possible to mention a new wheel design (16 and 18 inch), as well as a few not previously available options body color: pearl white White pearl silver and silver alloy.

The automobile company is extremely reluctant to give comments to develop future innovations, it is known that it can see the light in 2017. So far, the plans of Mitsubishi to make a brand new car that can compete with models in its class.

2017 Mitsubishi Lancer price

The price of updated 2017 Mitsubishi Lancer (2016-2017) in the States varies from 17 600 23 500 USD, excluding additional options.

2017 Mitsubishi Lancer alternative

Designer Theophilus Chin, which many publications are mistaken for a Mitsubishi employee, decided to present his vision of the future of Lancer. According to available information, the specialist decided to take as a basis the well-proven platform from Nissan. Further, he reviewed all the available information, and assumed that the new product is likely to be made in the style of models of the Outlander PHEV concept-S.

2017 Mitsubishi Lancer interior

In the cabin Mitsubishi Lancer x (2016-2017) is allocated a redesigned center console with a new multimedia system and improved trim materials. Plus, extended the list of equipment models.

2017 Mitsubishi Lancer specs

In the line of power units for the sedan now have only two engines, both of which have not undergone any enhancements. In the U.S. market for the 2017 Mitsubishi Lancer X offered petrol “Quartet” of 2.0 (148 HP) and 2.4 (168 HP) liter, but the Ralliart version with the turbocharged two-liter unit with the recoil of 237 forces is no longer available.

Both engines are paired with 5-speed manual transmission or a CVT. And only the latter was modified for new items. In top configuration, the Lancer GT has paddle shifters for manual shifting of the six virtual gears the CVT.

On the technical characteristics of new items is still, most likely, new information will appear in early 2016.

2017 Mitsubishi Lancer video review

2017 Mitsubishi Lancer model plans

Previously, Mitsubishi announced the withdrawal from the production of the Lancer model and the release of the farewell modifications called the Lancer Evo X final concept.

The company “Mitsubishi” allegedly intends to refuse to issue the usual “cars” and fully focus on the production of crossovers and SUVs. However, when the Lancer name was planned to save for a new model, developed jointly with the Alliance “Renault-Nissan”, however, according to recent unofficial data, such collaboration is threatened, and Mitsubishi is currently working on a new “Lancer” alone.

2017 Mitsubishi Lancer photos


2017 Mitsubishi Lancer 2.4 SE
Drivetrain
Engine type DOHC 16V I4, direct fuel injection
Displacement 2,4L
Power/torque 168 hp; 167 lb-ft
Transmission CVT automatic
Dimensions
Wheelbase 103.7 in
Length 182.1 in
Height 58.7 in
Passenger volume 105.8 cu.ft
Cargo volume 12.3 cu.ft
Performance
0-60 N/A
Top speed N/A
PRICE RANGE: $19,000-$25,000 (est)
Competitors: Ford Focus, Chevrolet Cruze, Hyundai Elantra

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Summary

10 years on production doesn't make any car better, even with various facelifts and updates. So it is expected that 2017 will be the final year for the current generation Lancer.

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