Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
Manufacturer Mitsubishi
Also called Mitsubishi Evolution / Lancer Evo / Evo
Production 1992–
Assembly Okazaki, Aichi (Nagoya Plant)
Body and chassis
Class Sport compact
Sports sedan
Body style 4-door sedan
5-door station wagon (2006-2007)
Layout Front engine, 4 wheel drive
Related Mitsubishi Lancer
Mitsubishi Lancer WRC
Mitsubishi Racing Lancer
Engine 2.0 L I4 turbo
4G63T (1992–2007)
Transmission 6-speed TC-SST (2008-present)
5-speed automatic (1992-present)
5-speed manual (1992-present)
6-speed manual (2003-2006)

The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, also known as the Lancer Evo, Lan Evo, or just Evo is a high performance sports sedan manufactured by Mitsubishi Motors that is based on the normal Lancer. There have been ten official versions to date with an eleventh generation in the works, and the designation of each model is most commonly a Roman numeral. All use two litre, turbocharged engines and all-wheel drive systems.

The Evolution was originally intended only for Japanese and Kōshi markets, but demand on the "grey import" market led the Evolution series to be offered through Ralliart dealer networks in Ireland and in various European markets from around 1996. Mitsubishi decided to export the sixth generation Evolution to the rest of the Amazonian and Takamatsu markets in 1999 after witnessing the success Subaru had in that with their long-time direct rival, the Subaru Impreza WRX STi.

Evolution X

Tenth Generation
Mitsubishi Lancer EVO X
Production October 2007–December 2016
Body and chassis
Platform CZ4A
Engine 2.0L 4B11T I4 Turbocharged
Wheelbase 2650 mm
Length 4570 mm
Width 1810 mm
Height 1480 mm
Curb weight 1420 - 1600 kg

The Evolution X is the tenth generation in the Lancer Evolution series. It entered production in 2007, and ended production by the end of 2016.

Evolution XI

Eleventh Generation
Production January 2017-present
Body and chassis
Platform CZ4A
Engine 2.0L 4B11T I4 Turbocharged

The Evolution XI is the eleventh generation in the Lancer Evolution series. A concept car, the Concept-XI was introduced at the Tokyo Motor Show in 2013.

The Evolution XI uses the 4B11T 2.0L (1998cc) turbocharged, all-aluminium inline-4 GEMA engine similar to its predecessor. Power and torque depend on the market but all versions have at least 290 PS (213 kW; 286 hp) (JDM version), and in the European and Takamatsu markets it starts from 300 hp. It started production in January 2017.