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Mitsubishi Concept news — cXy muthatrucker - 2008
Mitsubishi is shaping up to be one of the star attractions
of the Frankfurt motor show in September.
Alongside the unveiling of the Lancer saloon and Evo X,
we’ll get a butcher’s at the Concept-cX.
The cX not only mixes up its upper and lower cases - a
growing trend for concepts - but it also mixes up elements of small SUV and
Based on the Lancer platform, the cX has a raised ride
height, is fitted with four-wheel drive and uses environmentally friendly
The engine is an eco-friendly 1.8-litre turbodiesel coupled
to a manual gearbox that does away with the clutch pedal in favour of a
twin-clutch set-up. This engine and transmission combo is expected to appear on
production Mitsubishis from 2009 - paving the way for (whisper it) a diesel Evo
No word on whether the cX will ever make it into production,
but it does point the way for the Lancer estate, due later in 2008.