Manual Mitsubishi is considering the possibility of developing a replacement removed from the conveyor model Lancer Evolution on the basis of a compact crossover ASX. He writes about this edition AutoExpress, citing the head of the brand in the UK Lance Bradley.
According to him, next year the market will be the next generation of ASX, which will surely be in the all-wheel drive and hybrid monoprivodnom performance. The top manager said that at this stage of the development of a powerful flagship modification compact crossover will not be too expensive.
Bradley said that the financial justification for the ASX Evolution is not yet ready, but now the company is in such a position that it has enough resources to create a car that will not bring a lot of profit, but would be valuable for the brand.
“While we have not reached a stage where one can definitely say that this car will appear, but now many senior executives Mitsubishi vengeance discuss this prospect,” – said Bradley.
He also assured that immediately after the ASX company will release the next generation Pajero, and the machine does not become another image project. “Our customers need a real SUV,” – said Bradley.
Recall, Mitsubishi plans to cease production Lancer Evolution to the tenth generation model became known in April 2014. At the same time the company’s representatives said that the replacement of the sedan is likely to become hybrid crossover.
Note that the forerunner of the next-generation media ASX consider the concept XR PHEV II, which the manufacturer has shown in Geneva in 2015.