Mitsubishi Motors GALANT FORTIS and LANCER EVOLUTION X due for Japan market
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation has announced the names of two new models. The U.S.-market Lancer will be renamed Galant Fortis for the Japan domestic market. Also, Mitsubishi’s rally-inspired, high-performance 4WD sedan will carry the name Lancer Revolution X. The development concept for the new Galant Fortis1 calls for a “new-generation global sedan with world-class levels of safety, environmental performance and comfort”. Distinguishing features include: a high-rigidity platform that delivers excellent crashworthiness; a new 2-liter engine with aluminum cylinder block that delivers high power output and returns excellent fuel efficiency; exterior styling that imparts a broad stance and sporty lines; and a spacious, well-appointed cabin.
The new model LANCER EVOLUTION X features Mitsubishi’s S-AWC3 traction and handling system, that integrates the control of drive torque and braking management with the four-wheel drive system to help realize highly responsive and intuitive handling in addition to outstanding vehicle attitude stability.The performance-driven design makes the car’s extreme potential clear, while cockpit design focuses the driver’s attention on operating his machine.